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Posted on: July 1, 2015

Committed to conservation? Enter to win $100 off your next water bill with xeric design yard picture

In Castle Rock, barbecues and back-yard campouts are all part of the summer tradition – but so is conservation. This year, residents who stay water wiser in their yards, now have a chance to show off their hard work, and... Full story...

Submit your entry
Posted on: July 1, 2015

Committed to conservation? Enter to win $100 off your next water bill with xeric design yard picture

In Castle Rock, barbecues and back-yard campouts are all part of the summer tradition – but so is conservation. This year, residents who stay water wiser in their yards, now have a chance to show off their hard work, and... Full story...

Submit your entry
Posted on: June 26, 2015

Rock the Fourth with fireworks show set to blast off at Metzler Ranch Community Park

For a lot of residents, Fourth of July just wouldn’t be the same without a great fireworks show. Rock this year’s Independence Day with the Town’s Rockin’ the Fourth: Red, White & Boom! fireworks celebration.

This year’s... Full story...

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

Challenge, overcome, persevere and succeed at annual COPS Camp July 28-31

Summer is often a time for teens to hang out at the pool and get some much-needed downtime following the school year. But it can also be a time for growth and learning.

Castle Rock Police is gearing up for its annual COPS... Full story ...

Register for COPS Camp
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Teamwork, awareness lead to arrest

Teamwork, awareness lead to arrest

Multiple police jurisdictions and an aware community member worked together today, and a suspected criminal is now off the streets.

Just after 7:30 a.m., Castle Rock Police arrested a... Full story...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

Castle Rock named one of the safest communities in Colorado

When choosing a place to raise your family or grow your business, safety is often top of mind.

Even as Castle Rock continues to grow, it remains one of the safest communities in both the state and the nation. A study... Full story ...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Survey says: the grass is green in Castle Rock

Castle Rock is the place where the grass is greener, results to the Town’s 2015 community survey revealed.

More than 700 residents responded to the survey after being randomly selected to participate. Northwest Research... Full story ...

Posted on: June 17, 2015

Council further regulates marijuana cultivation, effective this month

In an effort to address health and safety concerns related to marijuana cultivation, Town Council unanimously approved a series of changes to Town Code, restricting cultivation.

During... Full story ...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

New adventures open at Philip S. Miller Park June 17

Park goers looking for adventure will soon have several new amenities to explore. The Adventure Playground and Epic Adventure Tower at Philip S. Miller Park officially open at
6 p.m. Wednesday, June 17.

The Adventure... Full story...

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Posted on: June 15, 2015

Crews to start slurry seal work on main, residential roads

Residents in Red Hawk, Metzler Ranch, Castle North, some areas of The Meadows, and the Woodlands can expect lane closures and slight delays starting this week, as road crews perform routine maintenance.

Slurry seals will... Full story ...

Learn more about PMP
Posted on: June 12, 2015

Flooding closes trails; be safe around water

In Colorado, it’s the snow we’re used to, not the pouring rain. Over the last 24 hours, Castle Rock has received between 2 and 4 inches of rain, and the Town wants you to be safe and in-the-know as we weather this storm... Full story ...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Police credit parents, media with finding graffiti vandals

As any mom or dad could tell you, there are moments that require tough love. A group of parents experienced that moment when they saw news reports of graffiti in Castle Rock and recognized the kids in the surveillance video... Full story...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

CDOT project means new traffic pattern north on I-25

Starting Sunday, June 14, northbound I-25 between RidgeGate Parkway (Exit 192) and County Line Road (Exit 195) will split into two lanes to the left and two lanes to the right of a temporary work zone. Crews will work... Full story ...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Police investigate vandalism in Castle Rock

Castle Rock Police are asking for the public’s help in finding vandals who have tagged numerous parks, construction equipment and public art.

Throughout last weekend, Castle Rock Police responded to a dozen sites that... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

Council acknowledges petition withdrawal; Promenade construction moves forward

The new plan and zoning for the Promenade at Castle Rock will move forward after petitioners withdrew their petition Tuesday morning.

Town Council was poised to decide whether to rescind the ordinance defining the... Full story ...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Referendum petition withdrawn

The referendum process related to the Promenade at Castle Rock plan and zoning came to an end today.

This afternoon, the Town of Castle Rock received a formal written request from the petitioners to withdrawal the... Full story...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Step into summer with new trails program

Residents know Castle Rock is a great place to call home. Beautiful parks, well-planned trails and abundant open space are just some of the wonderful things about the community. Now, the Town is inviting everyone to get... Full story...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Council set to discuss possible election on Promenade development plan and zoning

With enough signatures verified to continue the referendum process on the proposed Promenade zoning, Town Council has a choice to make. Council will discuss that choice Tuesday night.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in... Full story ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2015

Redistricting may change voters’ election districts

Imagine moving election districts without packing a box – that’s the case for more than 3,575 Castle Rock voters this year. The new election districts are a result of a recent redistricting process conducted by the Town... Full story...

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Preserved 1917 wooden water pipeline offers a look into Castle Rock history

Any historian will tell you – the best way to move forward is to know where you came from. That’s some of the motivation behind Castle Rock Water’s new historic display. The 1917 wooden water pipeline gives a look into... Full story...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Progress on new road means overnight closures of U.S. 85 throughout May, June

Along U.S. Highway 85 in Castle Rock, a new interchange is taking shape, and progress can be seen nearly every day.

But before the convenience of the new North Meadows Extension – connecting The Meadows to U.S. 85 and... Full story...

Learn more
Posted on: May 8, 2015

Castle Rock’s public/private partnerships recognized with economic development award

The foundation for a thriving community includes strong police and fire departments, safe infrastructure, and fun amenities such as parks and trails. In Castle Rock, the backbone of these key services is sales tax.... Full story ...

Posted on: May 8, 2015

736 Years DOC for 2012 Douglas County Law Enforcement Shooting

This morning, a Douglas County judge sentenced defendant Lonnie James Pebley, 43 of Castle Rock, to 736 years in the Department of Corrections (2012CR403 – Douglas).

On July 4, 2012 at 11:34 p.m., Castle Rock Police... Full story ...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

On your mark, get set, go! Castle Rock’s Half Marathon set for May 30

Runners, mark your calendar, and get that training schedule set. The Town is hosting its third annual Half Marathon in about a month.

The event is set for 7 a.m., Saturday, May 30. The Half Marathon begins at Festival... Full story...

Registration and more information
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Town Clerk verifies sufficient signatures in Promenade referendum process

The Town Clerk Thursday determined there are enough valid signatures to move forward with a referendum process regarding the new Promenade at Castle Rock development plan and zoning.

The petition seeks to reverse Town... Full story ...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Keeping Castle Rock on the move: Town’s Fleet Division one of the best in North America

The emergency call comes in, and Castle Rock’s emergency personnel are immediately on the go. But, who makes sure they don’t have to worry whether their vehicles are ready to roll?

The six employees of the Castle Rock... Full story ...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Annual youth triathlon set for May 17

Is your kid a triathlete in the making? Have them pull on their swimsuits, dust off their bikes and lace up their sneakers. It’s time for the Town’s annual Tri the Rock.

The annual event will be Sunday, May 17, at... Read on...

Registration and additional information
Posted on: April 28, 2015

Castle Rock Police Explorers represent Colorado at national conferences

As the school year draws to a close and graduation gets closer by the day, students are no doubt being asked about their futures. Those who have had hands-on experience in a career field may have an easier time answering the... Full story ...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Weigh in on Castle Rock Water’s 2015 Water Efficiency Master Plan

Conservation is key – that’s a big message in Castle Rock Water’s long-term water plan. For the past eight years, Castle Rock has been a leader in conservation and efficiency. Continuing on this path will save the community... Full story...

View the plan
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Eight projects honored with Town’s 2014 Design Awards

There’s something special about Castle Rock. It has a unique character all its own, and a Town award program is recognizing new projects that further that vision.

Eight development projects in Town received Town Council... Full story ...

Learn more about the awardees
Posted on: April 20, 2015

North Meadows Extension progresses, I-25 bridge complete

Commuters along Interstate 25 this week will notice a slight change in their drive, along with significant progress on the Town’s top transportation project. The highway will be back to its straight alignment on the new... Full story ...

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Want a voice in Town? Volunteer for a board or commission

Castle Rock is known as a wonderful place to live. Abundant parks and trails, an active Downtown life and overall community character are just some of the reasons residents love to call Castle Rock home.

Now, help make... Full story...

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Posted on: April 16, 2015

Town hosts annual Spring Up the Creek event May 2

Don’t let Colorado’s unpredictable weather get you down. Get into the spirit of spring at the Town’s annual Spring Up the Creek event.

This year’s event will be Saturday, May 2 at Festival Park. Volunteers are needed to... Full story...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Plum Creek Boulevard to be reconstructed, open house April 29

Maintaining streets for safe driving is a priority for the Town. While there are many needs, there is not endless funding, so each year the Town prioritizes and invests in repairs based on need.

This year, the Town will... Full story...

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

House fire involves fatality

One person is dead following a house fire this morning in Castle Rock, near Butterfield Crossing Park.

Firefighters were called to the home, in the 3900 block of Morning Glory Drive, about 4:45 a.m.

While searching the... Full story...

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Town starts work to review petition signatures

After determining there were more than 1,945 lines signed on a referendum petition submitted to the Town Monday, the Town Clerk is determining the validity of the signatures.

Council in February voted to approve... Full story...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

Town reviewing referendum petition related to Promenade ordinance

The Town on April 13 received and began reviewing a petition seeking to reverse Town Council’s decision to approve the development plan and zoning for the new Promenade at Castle Rock.

Council in February voted to approve... Full story...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

Castle Rock Water expands no-watering window; 2015 rebate program accepting applications

Temperatures are climbing, trees are blooming and birds are chirping. Spring is definitely in the air. As the season turns, many residents will be headed outdoors. But, before landscape season officially begins, the Town... Full story...

Posted on: April 8, 2015

Corliss to become Town Manager effective June 1

Soon-to-be empty nesters, David Corliss and his wife, Sarah, were deciding where they would like to live for the next 10 or so years.

It was during that time that Waters & Co., which helped Town Council with its search... Full story ...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Sidewalk improvements help connect Town’s trail system

Most residents would agree – Castle Rock has a great trail system and outstanding open space and parks. They’re some of the many features that make the Town a wonderful place to call home. However, even great systems can use... Full story...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

North Meadows Extension will become Castle Rock Parkway

After the North Meadows Extension project is completed next summer, Castle Rock will have a new northern entrance to welcome residents and visitors. That entrance will be known as Castle Rock Parkway.

Town Council voted... Full story ...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Annual roadwork focuses on Castle North, Metzler Ranch, Red Hawk, Woodlands; open house March 26

There are more than 600 lane miles of roadway in Castle Rock. That’s equal to a one-lane road from here to the Grand Canyon. That’s a lot of miles to maintain, and the Town has a plan to ensure the roads last longer and are... Full story ...

Posted on: March 18, 2015

Castle Rock Zip Lines Tours grand opening scheduled for March 20; park’s phase 2 construction moves

Daredevils, mark your calendar. Castle Rock Zip Line Tours officially opens Friday.

After months of construction, the Town’s newest, and most adventurous, amenity is open for business at Philip S. Miller Park. You may... Full story...

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Posted on: March 16, 2015

Council to consider road name for North Meadows Extension project

Next summer, the Town will have a new interchange with Interstate 25, and along with it, a new northern entrance welcoming drivers to Castle Rock.

The North Meadows Extension project has been under construction for 18... Full story ...

Learn more about the North Meadows Extension
Posted on: March 11, 2015

Town receives referendum petition for Promenade

The Town Clerk Tuesday certified for circulation a petition attempting to roll back Town Council’s approval of development plans for the Promenade at Castle Rock.

Council voted unanimously March 3 to approve the... Full story ...

Posted on: March 9, 2015

New zoning for Promenade increases open space, decreases density

The plan for a new development approved by Council last week reduces commercial density and increases the amount of open space on a commercially zoned area on the north side of Town.

Council voted unanimously last week... Full story ...

View the plan and other documents
Posted on: March 2, 2015

Progress on new road means overnight closures of U.S. 85, starting March 16

Construction of a new connection to two major highways is in full swing. Just drive U.S. Highway 85 or Interstate 25 in Castle Rock to see the progress.

But before the convenience of the new North Meadows Extension is... Full story ...

Learn more about the North Meadows Extension
Posted on: February 26, 2015

Council approves changes to liquor licensing for streamlined process

Supporting the business community is a priority for the Town of Castle Rock. Now, businesses seeking liquor licenses will have a smoother and shorter process, following Town Council action last week.

In place of a... Full story ...

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Register now for annual Citizen Police Academy

If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to be a police officer in Castle Rock, here’s your chance to find out. It’s time for the annual Citizen Police Academy.

Applications are now being accepted and are due March... Full story ...

Apply for the Citizen Police Academy
Posted on: February 20, 2015

More than a foot of snow!? Your Town is ready

It’s Colorado, so we all know this weekend’s snowstorm could be epic, or have more bark than bite. It doesn’t matter. Castle Rock snow crews are ready.

The current forecast calls for snow to start this afternoon and... Full story...

Plow Tracker
Posted on: February 19, 2015

Connect with Castle Rock on-the-go; Town launches mobile app

Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking to hike Castle Rock’s 50 miles of trails? Or are you a parent looking for the best park for a play date? Maybe you’re wondering what’s being built near your home, or how road closures... Full story ...

Download the app
Posted on: February 2, 2015

Enrollment opens for Adventure Club’s 2015-16 school year

Most parents want to make sure to get their child’s education starts off on the right foot. Research shows children who attend preschool are more prepared for kindergarten. Castle Rock’s Adventure Club preschool and... Full story...

More information and registration
Posted on: February 2, 2015

Castle Rock Water wants hear from you; take the online survey through Feb. 23

On average, Castle Rock residents consume daily about 43 gallons of water less than residents in the Denver metro area.

Since 2006, the Castle Rock community has embraced the conservation call to action. It took less... Full story...

Take the survey
Posted on: January 29, 2015

Judge upholds Town’s election process, all claims dismissed

A legal challenge to the Town’s election process that arose late last year was resolved today when an 18th Judicial District Court Judge dismissed all claims against the Town.

Following a Town special election last... Full story ...

Posted on: January 28, 2015

Castle Rock a great place for families, according to new best places list

When looking for a new home, there’s a lot for a family to consider. There’s safety, schools, and overall quality of life. In Castle Rock, families have found what they’re looking for, according to another study.... Full story ...

Learn about the Town's other awards
Posted on: January 27, 2015

What’s next for your Town? Council to discuss new priority projects

For nearly five years, the Town of Castle Rock has focused its efforts on five core priorities: public safety, economic development, renewable water, Philip S. Miller Park and the North Meadows Extension.

Town Council... Full story ...

Read the agenda memo
Posted on: January 22, 2015

Castle Rock Finance Department earns highest honor for transparency

For more than two decades, the Town of Castle Rock has had a tradition of accurately and transparently communicating financial information to the public, and 2014 was no different.

The Town Finance Department earned the... Full story ...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Castle Rock Police warn of possible officer impersonator in unmarked car

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The Castle Rock Police Department is asking the community to be aware of a possible police impersonator traveling in an unmarked car.

The incident occurred around 7 p.m Tuesday. The woman said she was followed by an... Full story ...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Police warn of possible scammer posing as Town employee

Castle Rock Police are investigating a possible scam involving a local business and a caller posing as a Castle Rock Water employee.

The business owner filed the report with police over the weekend. He said he received a... Full story...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Be the super dad every little girl deserves; annual Daddy Daughter Ball is Friday, Feb. 13

Every little girl deserves a night out with her super hero. Dads, you have the chance to make that night a reality at the 15th annual Daddy Daughter Ball.

This year’s event is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at... Full story...

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Posted on: December 22, 2014

FEMA identifies modified flood zones in Town; residents have until Feb. 24 to appeal

Colorado is known for its dense wildlife and scenic views. Here in Castle Rock, a complicated network of natural tributaries not only feeds the wildlife and vegetation that live in the area, but also helps protect the Town... Full story...

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Posted on: December 16, 2014

2015 Budget maintains levels of service; no tax increases

What will you get for your $40 investment next year?

On average, residents pay about $40 in property tax each year to the Town for things like emergency response, roadway maintenance, caring for parks and trails, and... Full story ...

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Castle Rock Water set to begin stormwater work along Hangman’s Gulch

Bikers, hikers and other trail users be aware. Castle Rock Water is set to begin stormwater improvements Monday along Hangman’s Gulch trail.

The work is located west of Liggett Road, at the railroad crossing and at the... Full story...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Autopsy results declare murder suicide as cause of death in weekend SWAT incident

Castle Rock Police are continuing their investigation after the Douglas County Coroner’s Office releases the autopsy results for the two people found dead in a home on the 4000 block of Old Windmill Way over the weekend... Full story...

Posted on: October 26, 2014

Castle Rock Police discover two bodies inside home; no threat to community believed

Castle Rock Police are investigating after two people are found dead early this morning in a home on the 4000 block of Old Windmill Way.

Police were contacted to conduct a welfare check for a woman and her boyfriend... Full story...

Posted on: October 26, 2014

Castle Rock Police involved in a suspicious incident; CodeRED issued

Castle Rock Police are involved in an incident in a neighborhood in The Meadows. Police have set up a command post at Meadow View Elementary School near Butterfield Crossing and Meadows Boulevard.

Police were contacted to... Full story...

Posted on: October 25, 2014

Police call off search; mother and endangered children found

Castle Rock Police called off the search for two missing endangered children after their mother contacted authorities and voluntarily brought them to the Castle Rock Police Department to verify their welfare earlier this... Full story...

Posted on: October 25, 2014

Two endangered children missing; Police ask for public’s help in search

Castle Rock Police are investigating a child abuse complaint and ask for the public’s help as they search for the two missing, endangered children.

Police say the children were last seen with their mother on Thursday, Oct... Full story...

Posted on: October 10, 2014

The wait is over! Philip S. Miller Park opens with free family fun Saturday, Oct. 25

You’ve been waiting. We’ve been building. Now, the wait is finally over! Philip S. Miller Park opens to the public Saturday, Oct. 25.

Join the Town for a grand opening celebration to unveil the largest park in Town... Full story...

More information about the grand opening
Posted on: October 8, 2014

Local nonprofits eligible for grant funding; applications due Oct. 31

Supporting social and human services – that’s the goal of the Philip S. Miller Resource Grant Program. Now, local nonprofits pursuing that mission have another resource to secure grant funding.

The program provides up to... Full story...

Posted on: October 7, 2014

Castle Oaks Drive paving expected Wednesday

Drivers may not yet be able to see it, but work to improve Castle Oaks Drive has started.

Town Council took action in September to amend a development agreement between the Town and Richmond American Homes to expedite... Read on...

View road and lane closures
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Construction means temporary new alignment for portions of I-25 in Castle Rock

Crews are working hard to bring a new connection to Interstate 25 for the Castle Rock community. But before work is complete and benefits of the new road are realized, temporary changes along I-25 will be necessary.... Full story ...

Learn more about the North Meadows Extension
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Money magazine ranks Castle Rock No. 4 best place to live in America

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 communities in the country, according to the latest Money... Full story

View the full list
Posted on: September 22, 2014

Clean out the medicine cabinet; unwanted prescriptions collected by Castle Rock Police

Spring is not the only time to clean out old junk. Prevent potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from falling in to the wrong hands by disposing of them properly. Studies show a majority of... Full story...

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Election recount complete; ultimate outcome unchanged

Election judges Tuesday completed their work in a recount of the Aug. 19 Special Election; the election outcome did not change.

The recount results – which were certified by the municipal judge and are final today – are... Full story...

Additional information about the special election
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Election Commission establishes procedures, Town to perform ballot recount Monday

Under authority outlined in Town Charter, the Election Commission voted during its meeting Thursday to adopt election recount procedures.

The Town received three requests for recounts of the Aug. 19 Special Election. As... Full story...

Learn about the Election Commission
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Help prevent pollution; dispose of unwanted chemicals at Sept. 13 Household Chemical Roundup

Get the house cleared out before the weather cools down. Residents can get rid of unwanted household chemicals at the Douglas County Chemical Roundup this weekend.

This year’s chemical roundup will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m... Full story...

More information on the Household Chemical Roundup
Posted on: September 11, 2014

Newest officer with Castle Rock Police Department has four legs

Would you please raise your right paw? Castle Rock Police have sworn in a new canine officer to help protect the community.

Officers come in all shapes and sizes, and some of the Town’s most valuable officers are in the... Full story...

More information on the K-9 unit
Posted on: September 9, 2014

Construction ramps up on new interchanges; closures needed

Motorists who have driven along Interstate 25 and U.S. Highway 85 have surely noticed the progress on the new North Meadows Extension, just about one mile north of the current Meadows/Founders Parkway interchange.

As the... Full story ...

Learn more about the North Meadows Extension
Posted on: September 8, 2014

It’s official; the signature building at Philip S. Miller Park becomes the MAC

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but for the signature building at Philip S. Miller Park a name was important. What do you call a building that will be jam-packed with amenities new to Castle Rock? At the Aug.... Full story...

More information on Philip S. Miller Park
Posted on: September 8, 2014

Election Commission will hold a special meeting Sept. 11

Election Commission will hold a special meeting Sept. 11

The Castle Rock Election Commission, created under the Town’s Home Rule Charter, will hold a meeting at noon Thursday, Sept. 11, in Town Hall to consider election... Full story...

Additional information about the special election
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Town, school implement traffic changes near Aspen View Academy

The Town knows traffic during peak school times can be difficult and have a wide impact on commutes in any neighborhood. After hearing from parents and other drivers, the Town and Aspen View Academy in The Meadows worked on... Full story...

Posted on: August 29, 2014

Fill the Boot kicks off Labor Day weekend for Castle Rock Fire and Rescue

The holiday weekend may include an extra day off and fun with family and friends. But for Castle Rock Fire and Rescue, this Labor Day weekend is another chance to “fill the boot” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association... Full story...

Posted on: August 29, 2014

Municipal judge certifies special election results

Results of the Town’s Aug. 19 Special Election became official when the Castle Rock Municipal Judge certified them Friday afternoon.

Both measures passed. Measure A passed with 50.8 percent of the vote, and Measure B... Full story...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Both measures pass in Aug. 19 Special Election

Results in the Town’s Aug. 19 Special Election were announced this afternoon, with voters approving both measures.

The unofficial vote totals are:

Measure A
YES – 4,737 (50.8 percent)NO – 4,586 (49.2... Full story...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Election results expected today; process to tabulate votes begins at 2 p.m.

Election judges have completed their work to process ballots for the Aug. 19 Special Election, and results will be tabulated and announced later today.

Ballot verification, validation and, now, the tabulation of votes,... Full story...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Following incident, Castle Rock Police remind community about stranger safety

As local kids head back to school, Castle Rock Police want to remind parents to talk to their children about strangers.

Police responded to a call Tuesday from a mother reporting her child was on the way home from school... Full story...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Judge denies temporary restraining order in election petition

An 18th Judicial District Court Judge Tuesday denied a request aimed at halting the Town’s election process and preempting Town Council action.

A group of complainants Monday filed another petition to challenge the... Full story...

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Pooches plunge into fun at annual Pooch Plunge event; Outdoor pools close for the season

It seems too soon, but the dog days of summer are almost over. Before summer bids a final farewell, pets are invited to beat the heat and make a splash at an outdoor Town pool.

The 10th annual Pooch Plunge will be from 10... Full story...

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Election process challenged in court; Town will continue to count ballots

The Town has been named in a lawsuit regarding last week’s special election and is prepared to defend its election process.

The legal petition filed today asks for a court order to stop the Town from processing ballots... Full story...

Additional information
Posted on: August 22, 2014

CDOT to begin construction on Founders Parkway Aug. 25

As the saying goes, sometimes things have to get worse before they get better.

The Colorado Department of Transportation owns and maintains Founders Parkway. The CDOT and the Town have heard drivers’ feedback about the... Full story...

Posted on: August 18, 2014

Election challenged in court; Town defends process

The Town has formally been named in a lawsuit regarding the processing of mail ballots for the Aug. 19 special election. The legal petition asks the judge to halt the processing of ballots, deem the election invalid and... Full story...

More information on special election
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Enrollment opens for Castle Rock Adventure Club preschool

Parents know building a solid foundation for a child’s education is extremely important. Research shows children who attend preschool are more prepared when they enter kindergarten. Castle Rock’s Adventure Club preschool and... Full story...

More information and registration
Posted on: August 15, 2014

Ballot verification and counting to resume Monday for Aug. 19 special election

After temporarily placing ballot processing on hold; modifying election-judge procedures for additional security; and demonstrating those new procedures for the public, the Town will resume ballot verification and counting... Full story...

Posted on: August 13, 2014

New zip line sends residents zipping through Philip S. Miller Park this fall

Adventure seekers can soon get a bird’s-eye view of the Town thanks to a new amenity planned at Philip S. Miller Park.
Town Council approved last week a lease agreement with Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. The company will... Full story...

More information on Philip S. Miller Park
Posted on: August 8, 2014

Election Commission clarifies rules for election watchers

During its special meeting Friday night, Castle Rock’s Election Commission clarified the Town’s rules regarding election watchers during any Town-run election.

Castle Rock is a home rule municipality, which means most of... Full story...

What is the Election Commission?
Posted on: August 5, 2014

Recreation Center closes Aug. 11-15 for annual maintenance; new circuit strength equipment to arrive

Gym-goers, swimmers and fitness buffs, mark your calendars. The Castle Rock Recreation Center will be closed Aug. 11-15 for routine maintenance and general cleaning. The closure is an annual occurrence that helps keep the... Full story...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Give your input; naming contest for Philip S. Miller Park building starts July 24

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What is in a name? For the signature building at the Town’s largest park construction project ever, a lot.

Opening this fall, the building will be jam-packed with amenities including indoor turf fields, an aquatic center,... Full story...

Enter your ideas
Posted on: July 30, 2014

Bicyclists light up East Plum Creek Trail at Pedal the Moon Aug. 9

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Where the fun is as full as the moon! Bicyclists of all ages are invited to light up their bikes and join the fifth annual Pedal the Moon bike ride Saturday, Aug. 9.

Cyclists should meet at 8 p.m. at the Butterfield... Full story...

More information on Pedal the Moon
Posted on: July 14, 2014

Lend a hand; Volunteers needed for local Victims Assistance program

Great listeners, community servers, compassionate neighbors – Castle Rock police need your help. They are looking for volunteers for the Victims Assistance program.

Emotional support and crisis intervention for victims of... Full story...

More information about Victims Assistance program
Posted on: July 9, 2014

Water wisely; Council proclaims July Smart Irrigation Month

Warm sunshine, family cook-outs and lounging in the yard are just a few of the perks that come with the summer season. July is typically the hottest month of the year in Colorado, so it is also one of the toughest months on... Full story...

More conservation tips
Posted on: February 14, 2012

Imagine the possibilities for Philip S. Miller Park

Imagine the possibilities of a 225-acre park that has 3.5 million people within a 30-minute drive.

That’s what the Town needs residents and other interested persons to do as it drafts the master plan for the upcoming... Full story...

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Castle Rock, CO
100 N. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104
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