Posted on: February 5, 2016

Town Clerk approves form of initiative petition

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The Town Clerk on Feb. 4 approved the form of an initiative petition proposing to change the municipal code related to annexations. Petitioners may now gather signatures in an effort to move the ordinance (Citizen Initiated Ordinance 2016-A) toward a Town...Full story...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Open houses Feb. 8 and 22 to discuss assisted living homes

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As a community, we’re getting healthier and, therefore, living longer. In Douglas County, the senior population grew 177 percent during the last census decade, between 2000 and 2010, and that is driving a need for more assisted living homes in Castle Rock...Full story...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Join the adventure; registration opens for 2016-17 school year Feb. 2

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Do you have a genius in the making at home? Is your little learner jumping at the chance to start school? The Town’s Adventure Club program may be the answer. Registration opens Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Experienced, state-licensed teachers are accepting childr...Full text...

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Posted on: February 2, 2016

Snow storm moves out, but work continues for Town road crews


Mother Nature put up a fight, but the Town’s road crews are gaining an upper hand. While the bulk of the storm has moved out of the area, cleanup efforts will continue through much of the night. Residents can help by being good neighbors when digging out ...Full story...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Council to continue discussion of Downtown train horn quiet zone

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After gathering public feedback, Town Council is set to have a conversation about a train horn quiet zone at its next regular meeting, Feb. 2.

The Council meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 100 N. Wilcox St.

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Castle Rock star shines for Broncos

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There are many ways Coloradoans are showing support for the Denver Broncos. In Castle Rock, we look up.

Tonight, the star atop the iconic Town rock will be glowing with Broncos pride. Castle Rock Fire and Rescue firefighters, who maintain the historic...Full story...

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Help save a life: learn CPR from Castle Rock Fire and Rescue

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Keeping our community safe is a team effort, and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue has an opportunity for you to learn to save a life.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue will host a CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) training class from 8:30 a.m. to 12...Full story...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Conversations brewing at Coffee with a Cop

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Many people start their morning with a cup of coffee. While some of us start our morning, afternoon and evening with the delightful “joe.” Whatever your preference, Castle Rock Police has you covered at their monthly Coffee with a Cop event.

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

As Castle Rock thrives, it remains a safe community, report says


While it’s true that Castle Rock is growing, the community is maintaining many of the qualities that are bringing people here. The most important of those is safety, and Castle Rock was once again ranked as one of the safest places in the state.

With ...Full story...

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

Tickets on sale now for Friday, Feb. 12 Daddy Daughter Ball

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You’re her first love and the ultimate super hero. Dads show your little girls what special really looks like at the 16th annual Daddy Daughter Ball.

This year’s event is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the Douglas County Events Center, 500 ...Full story...

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Posted on: January 4, 2016

See what action Council will consider; Public notices now online

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Technology continues to create opportunities for efficiency and access. In Castle Rock, the newest beneficiary of technology is public notices.

During the November 2015 election, Castle Rock voters approved a measure that changed the way the Town offi...Full story...

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Discuss Downtown train horn quiet zone at open house Jan. 12

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While weighing the Town’s budget, Town Council members have been exploring ways to create a train horn quiet zone Downtown, and they want your feedback.

Join the Town for an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Town Hall, 100 N. Wilcox St....Full story...

Learn more and provide feedback.
Posted on: December 22, 2015

Castle Rock Fire contains fire to the attic

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Helpful residents gave their neighbors an early holiday gift this morning by calling 911, and helping fire fighters quickly respond to a house fire.

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to the call at 8:52 a.m. today. Neighbors called to report smok...Full story...

Posted on: December 9, 2015

2016 Budget continues six priorities

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The Town’s 2016 Budget will continue the community-supported priorities of providing outstanding public safety services and parks and recreation systems; securing long-term water; furthering economic development; ensuring safe transportation systems; and ...Full story...

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Posted on: December 3, 2015

Plans for Downtown park improvements move forward

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Festival Park is the heartbeat of Downtown Castle Rock and is home to some of the community’s most treasured events. Soon, this vital organ will be getting a few improvements. Imagine a Christmas tree plaza, stream-side picnic areas, relaxing shade pavili...Full story...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

New pedestrian bridge will offer safe connection for much of Castle Rock’s trail system

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The secret is out – Castle Rock is a great place to live and play outdoors. Soon, a new pedestrian bridge will help connect the Town’s trail system and make discovering our great community even easier.

Construction on the new Wolfensberger Pedestrian B...Full story...

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

Year-round snow complex slides onto next steps


Snow covered slopes are among the many things that make Colorado popular for skiers and snowboarders. But, imagine being able to participate in those typical winter sports year-round. Soon, that could be a reality here in Castle Rock.

Town Council will...Full story...

Posted on: November 30, 2015

Proposed 2016 Budget focuses on six priorities, now includes Festival Park project

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It’s important to provide for community growth, including amenities, in the Town’s annual budget.

The Proposed 2016 Budget, which Town Council will consider for final approval Tuesday, Dec. 1, focuses on the Town’s six strategic priorities:

1. Provi...Full story...

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Posted on: November 25, 2015

Parker Water Update: Public Engagement Begins for Rueter-Hess Reservoir Recreation Master Plan


The Parker Water & Sanitation District (PWSD) and its regional partners have launched a public engagement process to develop the Rueter-Hess Reservoir Recreation Master Plan. A survey has been posted online to get initial input from area residents about r...Full story...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Brauer takes helm as Parks and Recreation director

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Over the past 15 years, Jeff Brauer has worked in the Town’s Parks and Recreation Department to help build a business foundation, establish levels of service and elevate performance.

This week, he officially took the helm as the department’s director, ...Full story...

Posted on: November 6, 2015

Sculpture honoring Millers to be unveiled Thursday

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Every story has a beginning.

When the Town’s Public Art Commission last year commissioned a sculpture to honor Philip S. Miller, to place in the Town park named in his honor, a choice was made to focus on his beginnings.

The sculpture – which will b...Full story...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Castle Rock election results in: all but one measure pass


Council elections, public notices and some requirements related to referendums and initiatives will change in Castle Rock, following last night’s election.

This year, voters in Castle Rock were asked about six changes to the Town Charter. All but one ...Full story...

Posted on: October 30, 2015

Castle Rock remembers former Police Chief Tony Lane

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A strong community police department is built upon the inspiration and dedication of many who proudly wear the badge. Leading that comradery in service is the police chief.

Few understand the depth of that role better than former Castle Rock Police Ch...Full story ...

Posted on: October 29, 2015

Castle Rock Parks and Recreation earns national accreditation


Most residents would agree – Castle Rock has beautiful parks, trails and open space. Whether you’re looking for a quick hike, hoping the kids will burn off some energy, or craving an adventurous ride through the scenery, Castle Rock truly has something fo...Full story...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

Proposed 2016 Budget focuses on six priorities; reduces property tax

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Castle Rock is a growing and changing community, and it’s important to provide for the community’s growth in the Town’s annual budget.

The Proposed 2016 Budget will be introduced to Town Council and the community Tuesday, Oct. 20. It focuses on six key...Full story ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2015

Castle Rock Water brings home top prize

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Drop by drop Castle Rock Water is working to secure our community’s long-term water future. But, it’s not just about quantity – quality is also important. Residents know the department is flowing in the right direction when it comes to the Town’s future w...Full story...

Posted on: October 7, 2015

Suspected police officer impersonator under investigation; CRPD says drivers should be vigilant


Castle Rock Police are investigating a report of a suspected police officer impersonator. Now, officers are warning drivers in the area to be cautious.

Dispatchers received a call from a man at approximately 8 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6. The man said he wa...Full story...

Posted on: October 7, 2015

Moving forward with the new

Residents know the best way to stay connected to everything happening within Castle Rock is through the Town’s website, Now, the official vehicle for Town news and information is getting an update.

Because our community is known for its fami...Full story...