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Posted on: March 2, 2015

Progress on new road means overnight closures of U.S. 85, starting March 9

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 25, 2015

More snow on the way, crews gearing up to hit the roads

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In Castle Rock, this morning’s blue skies and sunshine have given way to grey clouds and a few snowflakes. Look west and you can tell more snow is on the way. The Town’s snow crews are all geared up and ready to go.

The... Full story...

Plowtracker
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 ...

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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

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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...

More information
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...

Additional Info...
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 17, 2014

Safety drives parking changes along Trail Boss Lane

Anyone who has driven down a narrow street where cars are parked on both sides of the road knows how tricky that can be. For an ambulance or fire truck, it’s very difficult to navigate.

That’s why the Town will soon... Read on...

View more info and a map
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: July 3, 2014

Six transported in injury accident; Founders Parkway reopened

Six people were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries following a three-car accident along Founders Parkway late this morning.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue and Castle Rock Police responded around 11 a.m. to... Full story ...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Fire crews quickly respond and put out apartment fire

Castle Rock firefighters early Thursday morning quickly extinguished a blaze in an apartment building that damaged the four units. The Winrock Apartments complex is located in the South Street area.

The tenant at 922... Full story...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Fill the Boot can again take to the streets following Council vote

For many, Labor Day celebrations include a little time off, fun with family and friends, or simply an opportunity to get away from daily life. For many firefighters, it is a weekend to do even more good for their community... Full story ...

Posted on: June 17, 2014

Three new pieces on display in Castle Rock through Countywide public art program

New sculptures are adding color and dimension at three locations in Castle Rock thanks to the Countywide Art Encounters program.

Starting its seventh year, the program provides one-year exhibits of sculptures in retail... Full story ...

Learn more about the Town’s public art
Posted on: June 12, 2014

Update: Search continues for suspect involved in attempted abduction; Police release sketch

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Castle Rock Police need the public’s help as they continue the search for a suspect involved in an attempted abduction last week. Police have now released a sketch of the suspect.

The incident happened at about 8 a.m.... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Castle Rock Police search for suspect involved in attempted abduction

Castle Rock Police are asking for help as they search for the suspect involved in an attempted abduction this morning.

The incident happened at about 8 a.m. today at the Pines Apartment Complex, 6200 block of Castlegate... Full story...

Posted on: June 4, 2014

Council takes step to add second open-carry related question to Aug. 19 special election ballot

Castle Rock residents may vote on two open-carry related questions during the August special election, Council initially decided Tuesday night.

Adding the second question – a proposal to amend the Town Charter to require... Full story...

More information about open carry in Castle Rock
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Castle Rock Police start mural project to brush up bridges, help prevent crime

With paintbrushes, the right color palate and a little creative liberty, community members have polished up the backdrops of some of Castle Rock’s beautiful trails ¬¬– and perhaps helped deter graffiti and other crimes, too.... Full story ...

View a slideshow
Posted on: June 2, 2014

Philip S. Miller Park first phase construction moves forward, donation opportunities available

What is your contribution? Many people ask themselves that question. Castle Rock has an over 230-acre park under construction where residents will have the opportunity to leave their stamp on the Town with pavers... Full story ...

Learn more about Philip S. Miller Park
Posted on: May 30, 2014

Castle Rock’s second annual Half Marathon set for June 28

On your marks, get set, go. Runners get ready, the Town is hosting its second annual Half Marathon.

The event is set for 7 a.m., Saturday, June 28. Runners will get the opportunity to see the Town’s sites while also... Full story...

Half Marathon registration
Posted on: May 28, 2014

Share your Town; how to live with wildlife

What’s your favorite part of summer in Castle Rock? Perhaps it’s the variety of events and activities. Or maybe it’s the chance to get out and explore the 70 miles of trails and more than 5,000 acres of open space in Town.... Full story ...

Learn more about wildlife in Castle Rock
Posted on: May 23, 2014

Update: All Rec. Center services restored; But, Kids Nite Out cancelled tonight

Castle Rock residents can get back to their usual exercise routine. All services at the Town Recreation Center have been restored.

The Rec. Center was closed for a time after the roof was damaged during severe weather... Full story...

Posted on: May 23, 2014

Early morning barn fire in Castle Oaks contained

Barn fire in Castle Oaks

A barn fire in the Castle Oaks area of Castle Rock is contained and under control this morning.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue received a call today at 2:48 a.m. regarding a fire on Oak Grove Way.

Arriving on scene,... Full story...

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Update: Rec. Center pool reopens tomorrow; gas line damage repaired

The Town Rec. Center pool will reopen tomorrow after the roof was damaged during severe weather Wednesday. A microburst ripped a section of metal sheeting off the roof and damaged the building’s gas line.

In an abundance... Full story...

Connect with the Castle Rock Rec Center
Posted on: May 22, 2014

Special meeting held to begin discussion of proposed charter amendment ordinance

Castle Rock residents may have a second question to consider on the Aug. 19 special election ballot regarding the issue of open carry.

With the goal of bringing this issue to a conclusive public vote, Town Council... Full story...

Learn about open carry in Castle Rock
Posted on: May 21, 2014

Update: Rec Center closed; severe weather damages roof, no injuries reported

The Town Rec Center pool will be closed tomorrow due to damage sustained during severe weather. A microburst ripped a section of metal sheeting off the roof and damaged the building’s gas line.

In an abundance of caution... Full story...

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Rec Center closed; severe weather damages roof, no injuries reported

The Town Rec Center will be closed tonight after severe weather rips a section of metal sheeting off the roof.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue and Castle Rock Police responded to a call at 4:30 p.m. today. A micro burst hit... Full story...

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Ballot language set for open carry question; special meeting to consider charter amendment question

Castle Rock voters will decide Aug. 19 whether to repeal an open carry ordinance that has been under discussion. Town Council set the ballot question language for that referendum election at last night’s meeting.

Today,... Full story...

More about this issue
Posted on: May 19, 2014

Council to consider open carry ballot language, charter amendment question

Castle Rock voters will decide this summer whether Council’s repeal of an open-carry ordinance should go into effect. It will be up to Town Council on Tuesday to set the formal ballot question language, an election date, and... Full story...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 15, 2014

New “flashing-yellow” turn arrow now on Front Street at Founders Parkway

Drivers along Front Street will notice a new addition to the turn arrows at the roadway’s intersection with Founders Parkway.

In response to resident concerns, a flashing-yellow arrow has been added for traffic turning... Full story ...

Learn more about signals
Posted on: May 12, 2014

Protect outdoor plants and sprinkler systems from tonight’s freezing temperatures

They say if you don’t like the weather in Colorado, wait five minutes. After a few weeks of spring-like temperatures, tonight’s low will be in the 20’s. Residents need to take precautions to protect their outdoor plants and... Full story ...

More winterizing information
Posted on: May 11, 2014

Suspects in custody at Castle Rock Police after second burglary at DCF Guns Sunday morning

Early Sunday morning, shortly before 8 a.m. Castle Rock patrol officers checking the area around the Park Street, located two individuals matching the suspect’s description from the Thursday burglary at DCF guns.

Police... Full story...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Castle Rock Police seek two suspects in firearms burglary

Burglary

Castle Rock Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two suspects in a burglary at DCF Guns in Castle Rock.

The store’s security system alerted police around midnight Thursday. When police arrived on scene,... Full story...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Annual youth triathlon encourages kids to “try”

Tri The Rock 2014

Just try. That’s the motto local kids are keeping in mind as they pull on their swimsuits, dust off their bikes and lace up their sneakers. It’s time to Tri the Rock.

The annual event for children ages 5 to 14 will be... Full story...

Tri the Rock registration
Posted on: May 2, 2014

“No Knock” list keeps commercial solicitors, not political or religious canvassers, from knocking

As temperatures warm up, more and more people are headed outdoors. The Town wants to remind residents to be aware of solicitors scouring neighborhoods this summer.

A solicitor is anyone trying to sell goods or services... Full story...

More information on "No Knock"
Posted on: May 1, 2014

No injuries in accidental house fire

A house fire in southern Castle Rock has been deemed accidental. Fire investigators determined the fire, which started in the garage, was related to smoking materials being disposed of in a plastic milk jug.

Castle Rock... Full story ...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Spring into spring; Town hosts clean up event May 3

Just like “April showers bring May flowers,” spring temperatures bring spring cleaning. Take that cleansing gusto outdoors for the Town’s annual Spring Up the Creek event.

This year’s event will be Saturday, May 3 at... Full story...

Register to volunteer
Posted on: April 16, 2014

Expired, unused and unwanted prescriptions collected by Castle Rock Police

Studies show a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from home medicine cabinets. Unwanted pills can also contaminate water supplies if disposed of incorrectly.

The danger of unused prescription drugs is why... Full story...

More about the event
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem elected; Councilmembers sworn in

Castle Rock will have the same Mayor for the next two years and a new Mayor Pro Tem through 2016.

Council on Tuesday voted 5-2 to rename District 1 Councilman Paul Donahue to the post of Mayor for another two-year term.... Full story...

Learn about Town Council members
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Council votes to hold special election on open carry in Town-owned buildings and parks

Castle Rock residents this summer will be asked to vote on the issue of open carry, following a Town Council decision Monday night.

Town Council voted 7-0 to start the process for a special election. As outlined in Town... Full story...

Learn about open carry in Castle Rock
Posted on: April 14, 2014

Learn about Castle Rock’s wild side with upcoming educational programs

Native wildlife and rich landscape are just a couple things that make Colorado famous. Here in Castle Rock, residents share their home with dozens of different types of wild animals. Learn about the best ways to coexist at... Full story...

Learn about Town events
Posted on: April 11, 2014

Improvements cause road closures but businesses remain open

Businesses near Wolfensberger Road and Caprice Drive remain open as Castle Rock Utilities replaces waterlines in several roads in the area.

Caprice Drive will be closed at Wolfensberger Road periodically during waterline... Full story...

Learn more about Town roadwork
Posted on: April 10, 2014

Class teaches residents to water wisely

Every drop counts, and with the summer months right around the corner, Castle Rock Water wants to help residents be wise about their water usage.

A big part of being water conscious is ensuring plants are appropriate... Full story...

Register for a Water Wiser class
Posted on: April 9, 2014

Protest filed, deemed invalid; open carry referendum process continues with April 14 special Council

The referendum process related to open carry in Castle Rock continues, as the Town late Monday received a protest.

The protest challenged the validity of a referendum petition residents submitted in response to a Town... Full story...

Learn about open carry in Castle Rock
Posted on: April 9, 2014

Serve your Town – volunteer for a board or commission

Interested in becoming involved in your local Town of Castle Rock government? Consider serving on one of the Town’s 13 advisory boards or commissions. The Town is currently accepting applications.
Every year in April,... Full story...

Learn more about Town boards and commissions
Posted on: April 8, 2014

Town helps local students share love of literature during April 9 library installation

A good book takes you on a journey. The words on the pages let you discover imaginary or far-off lands and learn about characters carving their way through life. Now, residents have a new place to discover the wonderful... Full story...

Learn about Town events
Posted on: April 7, 2014

Suspect in custody following stabbing along East Plum Creek Trail

One man is in custody and another is being treated for injuries after a Sunday night altercation between the two men. There is no threat to the community.

Castle Rock Police and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded... Full story...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Keeping Castle Rock on the move: Town’s Fleet Division is ASE Blue Seal Certified

When you call 911, you expect a quick response. When Castle Rock emergency responders jump into an ambulance, fire truck or patrol car, they know they can depend on their vehicle to get them to your emergency.

The six... Full story ...

Posted on: April 4, 2014

Council names Week of April 1 in honor of Town employee and service member

Sometimes, it’s difficult to find the words that say enough. How do you express gratitude to the members of the United States armed forces who so honorably serve?

Town Council showed its gratitude Tuesday night with a... Full story...

Watch Town Council presentation
Posted on: April 3, 2014

Two new members, two incumbents elected to Town Council

Two new members will join Castle Rock Town Council, and two incumbents will return to their seats, after Tuesday’s election.

George Teal will be the new representative for District 6, which includes Plum Creek, Crystal... Full story ...

Posted on: March 31, 2014

Eight projects honored with Town’s 2013 Design Awards

Castle Rock has a vision for the future. Part of that vision is to preserve Castle Rock’s unique small-town character. A Town award program is recognizing outstanding building and site design that helps achieve that vision.... Full story ...

Learn more about the awards
Posted on: March 26, 2014

Plan guides Castle Rock Water toward future as industry leader

Ensuring high-quality water is just the beginning. Castle Rock Water also wants to keep the Town on the right track as it strives to be an industry leader in water service.

Securing long-term water and maintaining... Full story ...

Learn more about Castle Rock Water
Posted on: March 21, 2014

Annual road maintenance focuses on Meadows and downtown, open house March 31

To ensure longer lasting and safer roadways, the Town of Castle Rock takes a strategic approach to street maintenance.

Every year, summer roadwork begins in April. To increase efficiency, reduce costs and minimize... Full story ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2013

Castle Rock considers tackling economic development hurdles with urban renewal authority

URA in brief

Creating jobs and expanding the tax base to generate more revenue to fund public services are Town Council’s two primary economic development goals.

Still, some hurdles exist. The Castle Rock Economic Development Council... Full story...

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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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