Posted on: June 21, 2017

Construction set to start on roundabout at Third and Perry streets. Open houses June 29

Third and Perry Roundabout Open House June 29

Construction set to start on roundabout at Third and Perry streets. Open houses June 29

As Downtown transforms this summer, the Town of Castle Rock is also working to ensure smooth access.

Specifically, big changes are coming to Festival Park. As the park b...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Work set to begin on new left-turn at Meadows Parkway and U.S. Highway 85

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Providing safe and smooth access along Castle Rock roadways is a priority for the Town of Castle Rock. Throughout Town, projects are planned to alleviate congestion and increase access. Soon, one project will start at the intersection of U.S. Highway 85 a...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Learn bike safety tips and more at CRPD’s Bikes and Badges event

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The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the final school bell has rung. For many kids, riding bikes through the neighborhood is a summer tradition. Help make sure your child is prepared for the season at Castle Rock Police’s Bikes and Bad...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Tune in to support trails this summer; free concerts and family fun at PSM Park

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Great music, delicious food and drinks, family-friendly fun – what more do you need for a perfect night in Castle Rock? Participate in all the seasonal fun, and help a great cause, at the Town’s Tunes for Trails, Perks for Parks free c...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Celebrate Independence Day with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic July 2

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Fourth of July weekend is jam-packed with fun – cookouts with friends, spending time outdoors and all things American. Kick the celebration off early at Castle Rock’s Summer Concert Series. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic will be pla...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Fireworks show set for Tuesday, July 4

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If fireworks are a traditional part of your July 4 celebration, you’ll want to turn your attention to Santa Fe Quarry Mesa for this year’s fireworks show.  

Last year’s show off the mesa was a success, so the Town of Castle Rock is doing it again ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Save gas, get fit and win prizes: Annual Bike to Work Day is June 28

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Pedal yourself to your workplace on this Bike to Work Day Wednesday, June 28.  

The Town of Castle Rock will host a free breakfast for bicyclists (and walkers and runners) this year from 6:30 to 9 a.m. at White Pavilion on Perry Street in Downtown...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Give feedback on Baldwin Park at June 27 open house

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In Colorado, residents love outdoor amenities. Whether it’s playing on a playground, exploring a soft-surface trail, or watching a game from the sidelines – most residents would agree Castle Rock has something for everyone. To keep our...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Construction progresses Downtown; portion of East Plum Creek Trail temporarily closed

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Warmer temperatures and sunny skies have helped crews move forward with construction Downtown. With Festival Park, the Town Hall expansion and Riverwalk all full-speed ahead, the progress is apparent. But, sometimes long-term progress means short-term inc...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

New Fact or Fiction webpage answers your questions about Town topics

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If you have questions about what’s happening in your Town, your local government wants to make sure you get an accurate answer.

CRgov.com is like a virtual Town Hall, with plenty of information about happenings in Town. Now, a “Fact or Fiction?” section of...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

What’s up at Council? Public safety training facility, WISE agreement on Tuesday’s agenda

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As Town Council implements the community’s priorities, it’s important for the Town of Castle Rock to provide updates. This week, in addition to other business items, Council will consider items related to two of the Town’s to...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Come with questions, graduate informed – apply for 2017 Your Town Academy

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Get more involved with your Town at Your Town Academy, an eight-week class designed to provide Castle Rock residents and business owners a broad education about their Town government.

Applications are being accepted during June at CRgov.com/YTA. Class size...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

See a draft of our plan for the future at open house June 7

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Castle Rock is flourishing. As more residents and business owners discover our community as a desirable place to raise a family or grow a business, it’s important to ensure the Town we know today remains the one we love in the future. Your Town ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Tri the Rock results announced; Aspen View Academy wins the school challenge

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All you have to do is try! Hundreds of kids put on their swim suits, fastened their helmets and laced up their sneakers to give it their best try in this year’s annual Tri the Rock youth triathlon.

More than 450 young athletes participated in thi...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Castle Rock Water recognized as industry leader for the second year in a row

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Whether it’s paving the way with a long-term water plan, rising to the challenge of having the best tasting water in Colorado, or setting an example for conservation – Castle Rock Water is a leader in the water industry. For the second...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Know a teen interested in a criminal justice career? Tell them about Teen Court.

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We’re always asking our teenagers what they want to be when they grow up. But what if they could experience these potential careers as they build their future plans? For those who are interested in becoming a lawyer, judge, court clerk, or law enforcement...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Blaze the trails at Rueter-Hess; join National Trails Day Saturday, June 3

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In Colorado, recreational opportunities are a top priority. Whether it’s making sure the kids learn to swim, finding the perfect fitness class, or exploring a new trail, the Town has something for everyone. Soon, these recreational programs coul...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Castle Rock Police on scene, investigating shooting

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Castle Rock Police are investigating a shooting in the area of Ash Avenue and Rio Grande and Wilcox. Around 9 p.m. CRPD responded to emergency calls regarding neighbors hearing gunshots and shouting in the 200 block of Ash Avenue. Within minutes of the in...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Councilman Bower invites residents to two open houses in June

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Getting your thoughts and answering your questions are top priorities for the Town of Castle Rock.

District 4 Councilmember Jason Bower will host two open houses for residents in his district:

  • 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Fire Station 151, 300 Perry St....
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Posted on: May 22, 2017

If it takes all night, Thompson Square will have you feeling good June 10

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Are you on borrowed time this summer? Here’s to being here in Castle Rock. Grab the getaway car and enjoy everything the season has to offer at Castle Rock’s Summer Concert Series. Thompson Square will make it look so good at the Amphi...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Learn about changes to Founders/Crowfoot intersection at open house June 1

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If the intersection of Founders Parkway and Crowfoot Valley Road is part of your commute, you’ve likely noticed an increase in traffic volume. Improvements are ahead.  

Castle Rock is a thriving community for both families and businesses...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Different location, same great Downtown After 5

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Kick off the weekend, relax and unwind at this year’s Downtown After 5.

Enjoy live music, craft beer, cocktails and themed food trucks. Plus, check out unique shopping with local street vendors. This summer’s event will be Friday, June 2, from 5-8 p.m. on ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Man airlifted after paragliding accident

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A man was flown to a trauma center after a paragliding accident in Castle Rock today.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to the accident at 1:25 p.m. The man, who was flying the paraglider alone, has not been identified.

He was found unconscious on the g...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Castle Rock Police investigate crash near U.S. Highway 85 and Meadows Parkway

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An investigation is ongoing after a car crashed into a culvert along U.S. Highway 85 in Castle Rock today.

At 2:33 p.m., Castle Rock Police and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a crash along northbound U.S. 85, just north of Meadows Parkw...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Conquer conservation with new CRconserve.com

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Water is a vital resource we can’t take for granted. For years, Castle Rock Water customers have embraced the call to conserve. Now, there’s a new tool to help make being water wise even easier. CRconserve.com is a new and improved res...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Hello again; Super Diamond kicks off Summer Concert Series May 27

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Are you a believer in a perfect summer night? Don’t miss the first concert in Castle Rock’s Summer Concert Series – Super Diamond. Tickets are on sale now!

The Neil Diamond tribute band is known for passionately immersing them...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Survey results show continued satisfaction with life in Castle Rock

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Community feedback is critical as the Town plans for its future. You may have already provided feedback to the Town on various topics by attending an open house, submitting an online feedback form, or even posting on social media.

Another important feedbac...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Back for the second year - tickets go on sale for the 2017 Summer Concert Series May 1

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Great music, perfect temperatures and spending time under the stars is the recipe for a beautiful summer night in Castle Rock. Make that dream a reality by joining the Town for the Summer Concert Series at the Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park. Ticket...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Help keep Castle Rock’s creeks clean at annual Spring Up the Creek event May 6

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Don’t let Colorado’s unpredictable weather get you down. The sun is shining and many people are ready to get outside. Celebrate the spring season at the Town’s annual Spring Up the Creek event.

This year’s event will...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Sellars Gulch Trail is being rerouted to accommodate Downtown construction

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They say before things can get better, they have to get worse. Construction Downtown has been making huge progress. Festival Park, the Town Hall expansion and now Riverwalk are all going full-speed ahead. The Town is now asking for the public’s ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Annual youth triathlon encourages young athletes to try

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The motto is simple – all you have to do is try. Calling all athletes in the making – pull on swimsuits, dust off your bikes and lace up your sneakers. It’s time for the Town’s Tri the Rock youth triathlon.

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Climb4Change changes lives May 13

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Outdoor enthusiasts and fitness buffs are always looking for ways to change things up. Next month, changing your workout could change someone’s life. Join the third annual Climb4Change event Saturday, May 13.

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Discussion continues as Town Council considers measures for both Miller’s Landing and Riverwalk proj

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Economic development is a top priority for Town Council. As such, there are several measures Town Council will be considering that could pave the way for two high-profile projects – Miller’s Landing and Riverwalk.

The Miller’s...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Three petitions related to mayoral elections certified for circulation

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The Town Clerk Thursday certified for circulation three petitions.

The petitions propose to change language in the Town Charter that defines how the mayor is elected and the general composition of Council. With the forms of the petitions approved, petition...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Learn more about birding in Castle Rock

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Colorado is known for its beautiful scenery and rich wildlife. Learn ways to experience everything our natural community has to offer. Have you been bit by the birdwatching bug? The Town has two free birdwatching classes that have everything you need to k...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Castle Rock Police investigates break-ins. Here’s how to keep your car safe

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The Castle Rock Police Department is today asking for the public’s help and diligence as officers investigate a series of break-ins that happened early this morning in The Meadows.

Around 3 a.m. this morning, Castle Rock Police responded to a cal...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Learning to be water wise; register for a workshop before irrigation season begins

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In Castle Rock, residents are committed to conservation. They know, every drop counts. With the summer months, and irrigation season, right around the corner, Castle Rock Water wants to help residents start the season off on the right track. The Town’s Wa...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Drive Emerald Drive? Some closures will be necessary as crews reconstruct the roadway

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If Emerald Drive in the Plum Creek area is part of your commute, we’re asking for your patience this summer as we improve the roadway.

As part of the Town’s annual investment in preventative maintenance, Emerald Drive is being reconstru...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

How’s the Town’s service delivery? Let us know through online survey

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Feedback from the community helps the Town improve its services. Through April 23, residents can provide the Town feedback by answering a survey at CastleRockSurvey.com.

This opportunity is a continuation of the Town’s 2017 community survey proce...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

See what’s in store for the roundabout at Third and Perry streets. Open houses April 10

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As Downtown transforms this summer, the Town of Castle Rock is also working to ensure smooth access.

Specifically, big changes are coming to Festival Park. As the park becomes a new urban center for the Downtown core, Second Street has been closed to throu...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Conquer the call to conserve; Mayor Green invites residents to take the pledge

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Castle Rock is a community that understands conservation. Our residents have worked hard to reduce their water use by more than 20 percent. Nonetheless, the Town has set a goal to cut back another 18 percent by 2055. With that goal in mind, Castle Rock Wa...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Snow, colder temps lead Castle Rock Fire and Rescue to lift fire restrictions

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Wet spring snow and cooler temperatures this week have reduced the risk of fires in our area. As a result, fire restrictions have been lifted.

Acting on authority granted by Town Council, Town Manager David L. Corliss and Fire and Rescue Chief Art Morales ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

2017 water rebate program accepting applications; watering restrictions begin June 1

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In Colorado, spring-time weather can be unpredictable. One minute it’s snowing, the next minute trees are blooming, and birds are chirping. As landscape season officially begins, the Town is encouraging residents to keep conservation top of mind...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Give your input to help update Town Code related to animals, open house April 11.

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As a home rule municipality, the Town of Castle Rock has its own set of local laws and codes. From time to time, those local laws need to be reviewed. A topic currently being discussed relates to animals, and the Town wants resident feedback.

The Town will...

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Provide your feedback online.
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Annual road maintenance begins in April. Open house set for April 5

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More than 80 lane miles of roadway will get preventative care this year as part of the Town’s annual Pavement Maintenance Program. Work is expected to start in mid-April.

The Council-approved Pavement Maintenance Program concentrates residential ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Give important feedback via community survey

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Whether by adding new amenities or responding to calls for help, Town Council and the Town’s staff strive every day to make Castle Rock an even better place to live.

Toward that end, thousands of Castle Rock households recently were randomly sele...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Town Council considers financial agreement for new development on old landfill

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A new development is proposed near the intersection of Interstate 25 and Plum Creek Parkway. On Tuesday, March 7, Town Council will consider on second reading a finance agreement with the proposed developer, which would help remediate an old landfill on t...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

CO Bureau of Investigation supports CRPD and Coroner’s investigations on Holly Moore cause of death

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At the request of Castle Rock Police, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation has reviewed, for more than a year, multiple reports regarding the cause of death of Castle Rock resident Holly Moore. Recently, CBI released its report agreeing with investigators...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Dry weather causes Town to implement fire restrictions

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The wildfire in Boulder County is a reminder that winter in Colorado can be dry. With safety and fire prevention in mind today, the Town of Castle Rock implemented fire restrictions.

Acting on authority granted by Town Council, Town Manager David L. Corlis...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Work begins at Festival Park; Second Street closes week of Feb. 20

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It’s where major holidays have been celebrated, community events have been held and family memories have been made. But soon, Festival Park will be even more. Big changes are in store for this treasured landmark of Downtown Castle Rock. Work is ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Report, video allow community to celebrate 2016’s successes, look ahead into 2017

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Castle Rock residents enjoy a great quality of life, as indicated by the Town’s most recent community survey. And the Town worked hard in 2016 to ensure that high quality of life was maintained.

 

Several major goals were accomplished las...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Town moves forward on improvements to Founders/Allen intersection

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It might be the most talked about intersection in Castle Rock, and Town Council last week took significant steps toward fixing it.  

The intersection of Founders Parkway and Allen Way is one of Castle Rock’s busiest. Now, design is under...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

New flashing crosswalk coming to Meadows Boulevard near Low Meadow Boulevard

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Safety is a top priority for the Town of Castle Rock. Sometimes, that means installing new traffic devices. Soon, a new device will help residents in The Meadows cross Meadows Boulevard.

They’re called Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons, and they&am...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Connect with Castle Rock Police at Coffee with a Cop events

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For many people, coffee is part of their morning routine. But, whether you prefer home brewed or usually swing by your favorite coffee shop, Castle Rock Police has a way to shake things up. Join officers for their monthly Coffee with a Cop event. The 2017...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Construction at Town Hall: use Wilcox entrance

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Town Hall, 100 N. Wilcox St., is now a construction zone, as a 14,000-square-foot addition is being added to help maintain service levels as the Town continues to grow.

The construction means you may need to alter your habits when visiting Town Hall.

First,...

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Learn more about construction Downtown.
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Chilly weather moves Winter Express event to Friday, Dec. 16

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If you were planning to take a ride on the Castle Rock Winter Express this Saturday, we want you to know your ticket has changed.

Forecasters predict temperatures will be in the single digits on Saturday, and up to 5 inches of snow is expected – ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

All aboard! Castle Rock’s Winter Express is Friday, Dec. 16

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**PLEASE NOTE: The date of this event has changed to Dec. 16, due to anticipated inclement weather.

Take a ride on the Castle Rock Winter Express train. Festival Park will be transformed into the North Pole, where kids can enjoy a short train ride around t...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

New Councilmembers sworn in. Council elects new Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem

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Councilmembers elected in November officially took office Tuesday night, including a new Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem.

New Councilmembers Jess Loban, James Townsend and Jason Bower were sworn in, after Council honored outgoing members Mayor Paul Donahue, Counci...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Cozy up for story time in Festival Park with Storytellers and S’mores Saturday

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Create warm memories this weekend. Join Castle Rock leaders for festive stories and classic campfire treats by the fireside from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Festival Park.

Here’s what to know before you go:

  • Story time will occur throughout the event. ...
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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Help shape the future of Castle Rock. Fill a board or commission vacancy

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If you’re passionate about Parks and Recreation, or influencing the future of Castle Rock’s development, or public art, consider applying for a position on a board or commission.

While annual recruitment for the Town’s 13 boar...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Castle Rock named top small city in U.S.

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The numbers, facts, research and databases help tell the story Castle Rock residents live every day: Castle Rock is a great place to be. In fact, it’s one of the best small communities in the country, according to a new ranking.

Even though our T...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Get your winter on at WinterFest this Saturday

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In Colorado, cold weather gives us something to celebrate. Here’s what you need to know about WinterFest this Saturday, Dec. 3:

  • Activities run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Festival Park, including ice carving, saying “so long” to ...
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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Prestwick Way cleanup completed; evacuated residents headed home

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Chemical clean-up crews working in a home in Castle Rock’s Plum Creek neighborhood have completed their work today ahead of schedule. Residents evacuated from eight homes along the street will be able to return much earlier than expected.

As part...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

400 officers trained in new domestic violence response program

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Service is at the heart of law enforcement. Sometimes, that means catching the criminal. But more often, it means implementing proactive programs that work. This year, 400 law enforcement officers in Douglas County have been trained in such a program.
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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Minor adjustments to water rates and fees add up to big community investments

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Securing the Town’s long-term water future; providing great-tasting, safe drinking water; and improving stormwater infrastructure throughout the community are all goals in the coming year for Castle Rock Water. As the department works hard to plan for the...Full story...

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Provide feedback on parking in Downtown Castle Rock

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A study is underway to improve parking in Downtown Castle Rock.

An important part of the study is gathering community feedback on the parking experience in Downtown today and hopes for the future.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Castle Rock teens advised of charges in investigation that began Monday morning

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As part of a detailed and ongoing investigation, the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has formally advised two Castle Rock teens of their charges.

Throughout this investigation, the District Attorney and Castle Rock Police have worked together...Full story...

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Police update residents during neighborhood meeting, here’s a summary

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As Castle Rock Police continue to investigate suspicious chemicals found in a Castle Rock home, it’s important to keep the community informed.

That’s why Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley hosted a neighborhood meeting Tuesday night. During that meet...Full story...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Four-way stop to stay at Rio Grande Drive and Perry Street

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If you drive near Safeway in Castle Rock, you know there’s been a temporary four-way stop at Perry Street and Rio Grande Drive. Soon, that stop will become permanent.

Traffic safety is a science. The Town has traffic engineers who objectively study va...Full story...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

$1 million grant helps Town invest in future East Plum Creek Trail expansion

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For many outdoor enthusiasts, living in Colorado is nature’s paradise. Abundant trails and well-planned open space make the area a great place to get outdoors. Soon the Town’s most popular trail will be expanded, thanks to the help from a newly awarded Gr...Full story...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Castle Rock Water seeks feedback for 2016 Water Resource Strategic Master Plan update

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It’s your water, tell us what you think. In a thriving community, long-term water is a top priority. Currently, Castle Rock is dependent on nonrenewable ground water. But, for the past 10 years Castle Rock Water has been working to secure long-term renewa...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue remembers 9/11

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Americans who are old enough to remember 9/11 can recall exactly where they were when they first heard the news of the terrorist attacks. As a nation, we’ll mark the 15th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday.

More than 3,000 people were killed in those attac...Full story...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Castle Rock Parkway/North Meadows Drive now open

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We’ve all been watching the progress, and now it’s time to start driving. Castle Rock Parkway is open.

Here are some things to know about driving on a brand-new 2-mile road:

• The speed limit is 35 mph. Please drive safely and pay extra attention.
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Learn the history of Castle Rock Parkway
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Proposed 2017 Budget focuses on infrastructure, safety

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Budgets should reflect priorities; that’s why the Town’s Proposed 2017 Budget emphasizes surface transportation and long-term water infrastructure, as well as public safety.

The $188.5 million budget was introduced to Town Council and the community Aug...Full story...

Read the proposed budget and get more information.
Posted on: August 31, 2016

Get the current candidate list for November Town Council election

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The slate of candidates for November’s Town Council election has been set. The following candidates have submitted petitions by the Aug. 29 deadline and are certified to be on the November ballot. They are listed in alphabetical order. The Town Clerk’s Of...Full story...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Uncover Castle Rock’s hidden treasures in new family scavenger hunt Sept. 17

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Castle Rock is steeped in history, and our roots are what make this community so special. Discover some of Castle Rock’s forgotten places and historical sites with the Town’s new Scavenge the Rock event. Part scavenger hunt, part costume contest, and part...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

TABOR question to be on November ballot

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Castle Rock voters in November will decide whether the Town should retain its $714,580 TABOR surplus or whether the money should be refunded to taxpayers through a water bill credit.

2015 marked the first time in a decade the Town exceeded its Taxpaye...Full story...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Celebrate your athletic spirit at new Rocky Mountain Sports Festival

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Colorado is known as a great place to be active. And, Castle Rock in particular has the perfect mix of terrain, well-planned open space and trails, and community events for residents, business owners and athletes to enjoy. In the spirit of celebrating Col...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

ISO scores improve throughout the Town of Castle Rock

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Homeowners know there are many factors that determine a homeowner’s insurance rate. But did you know that one of those factors is the strength and success of your local fire department?

Each year, a third-party agency known as the Insurance Services O...Full story...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

More good financial news: Town earns budget award, no changes to year-end audit required

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The Town of Castle Rock has a strong tradition of accurately and transparently communicating financial information to the public, and the tradition continues, according to two recent independent evaluations.

There are two ways the Town’s finances are ...Full story...

Learn more about the 2016 Budget.
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Tell us what you think! Town submits application to fund East Plum Creek Trail southern extension

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For many outdoor enthusiasts, living in Colorado is nature’s paradise. Abundant trails and well-planned open space make the area a great place to get outside. Imagine being able to hike along a single trail from Wyoming, through Castle Rock, all the way t...Full story...

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Public art pieces change with the seasons

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Like spring has changed to summer, the Town’s Public Art Commission has changed the sculptures being displayed in Castle Rock as part of the Countywide Art Encounters program.

Starting its ninth year, Art Encounters provides one-year exhibits of sculpt...Full story...

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Posted on: June 29, 2016

Downtown parking study aims to define needs, offer options

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As more amenities and events come to Downtown Castle Rock, it’s increasingly important for the Town to proactively plan to meet the community’s parking and access needs.

It’s for this reason that the Town and the Downtown Alliance recently partnered wi...Full story...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

District Attorney reports no fraud in election petitions

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The Town of Castle Rock places a high value on informing the public.

In an effort to do so related to the recall election of District 5 Councilwoman Renee Valentine, the Town is sharing a news release from the Office of the District Attorney, which i...Full story...

Read the DA's new release

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Work begins at Festival Park; Second Street closes week of Feb. 20

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It’s where major holidays have been celebrated, community events have been held and family memories have been made. But soon, Festival Park will be even more. Big changes are in store for this treasured landmark of Downtown Castle Rock. Work is set to beg...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Hike and Help Day recognizes Castle Rock trails

Hike and Help Day

If you like to hike it, why not help it? Join the Town for its first Hike and Help day at Quarry Mesa Open Space Saturday, Sept. 24.

Castle Rock is known for its beautiful open space and well-planned trails. But, regular maintenance is what keeps our t...Full story...


Posted on: October 26, 2016

Four-way stop to stay at Rio Grande Drive and Perry Street

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If you drive near Safeway in Castle Rock, you know there’s been a temporary four-way stop at Perry Street and Rio Grande Drive. Soon, that stop will become permanent.

Traffic safety is a science. The Town has traffic engineers who objectively study va...Full story...

Learn more about the Town's traffic division.