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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 6, 2014

Homes to be brushed up with Castle Rock Fire and Rescue’s annual Paint-A-Thon

A fresh coat of paint can transform an old house into a warm home. But painting a home can be a huge chore, especially for those in need. Join Castle Rock Fire and Rescue to chip in during the annual Paint-A-Thon.... Full story...

Learn more about Paint-A-Thon
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 16, 2014

Help save a life: Castle Rock Fire and Rescue hosts three more CPR classes in 2014

Four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home. Would you be prepared to help your neighbor, friend or family member?

You can make a difference in saving a life by learning CPR, and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue can help.... Full story...

Register for the CPR class
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 ...

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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

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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...

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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

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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

Council schedules special meeting for April 14 regarding open carry referendum

The issue of whether the open carry of firearms should be allowed in Town-owned buildings and parks may come to a public vote, depending on an upcoming Town Council decision.

Town Council Tuesday voted to hold a special... Full story...

Additional Info...
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 27, 2014

Reports continue of scammer claiming to be Douglas County Deputy in fraudulent phone scheme

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive reports of a fraudulent scheme involving jury summons.

In this scam, suspects represent themselves to be a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy. The suspect calls on... Full story ...

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Following incident, Castle Rock Police remind community about stranger safety

With weather warming and school spring breaks in progress, Castle Rock Police want to remind parents to talk to their kids about strangers.

Castle Rock Police responded Wednesday to a call from a mother in Castlewood... Full story ...

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: March 20, 2014

Town rebate program rewards residents for being water smart

Castle Rock residents looking to save money and be water conscious have a renewed resource approved by Town Council last week.

The Town offers several water conservation rebates as part of an overall conservation plan.... Full story...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 13, 2014

Town Clerk verifies sufficient signatures in open carry referendum

The Town Clerk Thursday determined there are enough valid signatures to move forward with a referendum process regarding the open carry of firearms in Town-owned buildings and parks.

The referendum petition seeks to... Full story...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 27, 2014

Students to participate in North Meadows Extension project milestone Friday

It’s the largest roadway project in Town history. It’s also a great learning opportunity for tomorrow’s engineers.

When complete, the North Meadows Extension roadway will cross over one creek and two railroads. It will... Full story ...

Learn more about the project
Posted on: February 13, 2014

Castle Rock, Douglas County law enforcement work together to pursue rumored threats to schools

Community safety is of utmost importance, and all threats are taken seriously. Castle Rock Police, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Douglas County School District are working together to investigate a series of... Full story...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Coffee with a Cop is back in 2014

When you “grab a cup of Joe” with someone, it’s a good chance to get to know them, or have an informal conversation. Why not grab a cup with one of your local police officers?

Castle Rock Police launched the Coffee with... Full story...

View the schedule for Coffee with a Cop
Posted on: February 5, 2014

Adventure Club preschool enrollment now open for 2014-15 school year

Your baby is growing up so fast. If he or she is 3, 4 or 5 years old, you may be thinking about school – research shows children who attend preschool enter kindergarten more prepared.

Castle Rock’s Adventure Club... Full story...

Learn more and register
Posted on: January 29, 2014

Council repeals open carry ordinance in Town Code

Following a Town Council vote Tuesday night, the open carry of firearms will be allowed under municipal code in all Town-owned or controlled properties, starting Feb. 27. Still, there are restrictions on open carry under... Full story...

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Posted on: January 28, 2014

Right-lane closure near Castle View High School as North Meadows Extension construction continues

Safety is a priority as the Town, its partners, and general contractor Edward Kraemer & Sons move forward with the North Meadows Extension roadway project. As crews continue to monitor construction progress, one additional... Full story...

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Posted on: January 22, 2014

Council passes ordinance to repeal prohibition on open carry of firearms in Town-owned facilities

Council passes ordinance to repeal prohibition on open carry of firearms in Town-owned facilities on first reading, schedules second reading for Jan. 28

A proposed ordinance to completely repeal prohibitions in the... Full story...

Watch Town Council
Posted on: January 17, 2014

Town Council considers ordinance regarding open carry of firearms

The issue of whether to allow the open carry of firearms in Town-owned facilities and parks will be in front of Town Council again Tuesday night. It is the first formal consideration of an ordinance to completely remove the... Full story...

View Council agendas online
Posted on: January 17, 2014

Castle Rock Police investigate death of a woman found in impounded car

Castle Rock Police are investigating the death of a woman found in a car at a local towing company.

Officers were called to Westside Towing, 1080 Atchison Way, at about 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, with a report of a... Full story...

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Council reappoints Hammelman

With a unanimous vote Tuesday night, Castle Rock Town Council reappointed Clark Hammelman to his District 6 seat.

Hammelman announced his resignation Jan. 7, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family. He said... Full story...

Learn more about Town Council
Posted on: January 14, 2014

Progress on North Meadows Extension means street, parking closure starting Jan. 20

As progress continues on the Town’s No. 1 transportation priority, safety is of utmost importance. Sometimes, that means closures must take precedence over convenience.

With that in mind, crews constructing the North... Full story...

View a map online
Posted on: January 9, 2014

Council approves financial agreement for Promenade at Castle Rock project

To increase the variety of shopping, dining and entertainment in Castle Rock, Town Council voted Tuesday to finalize the financial agreement for a new master-planned development west of Interstate 25 in northern Castle Rock.... Full story...

Learn more about the project
Posted on: December 30, 2013

Castle Rock Water launches new solutions to connect you to your water, your way

Advancing with new technology and providing responsive customer service has led Castle Rock Water to launch three new solutions.

The goal is to improve the current water bill, enhance the online billing system, and... Full story...

Learn more
Posted on: December 13, 2013

Dirt hauling begins for North Meadows Extension

After a groundbreaking ceremony in late October, crews wasted no time getting to work on the Town’s No. 1 transportation priority, the North Meadows Extension.

With much of the site clearing complete, crews will now... Full story...

Learn more and view a map
Posted on: December 6, 2013

Water rates will decrease next year for the average resident

Water rates will decrease next year for the average resident, following Town Council’s unanimous approval of the rates Tuesday.

Each year, Castle Rock Water studies its rates and fees. Then, Council sets the rates for... Full story...

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Posted on: December 4, 2013

2014 Budget continues focus on five priorities; property tax to remain $40/year

Five major priorities will continue to drive the Town’s budget in 2014: securing long-term water, completing the North Meadows Extension, providing outstanding public health and safety services, creating jobs/expanding the... Full story...

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Posted on: November 25, 2013

CDOT plans improvements to Founders/Meadows parkways, including at Allen Way

The Founders/Meadows Parkway corridor is an important thoroughfare for Castle Rock motorists, and the Town and Colorado Department of Transportation have worked together on improvements for the parkways.

CDOT owns and... Full story...

Learn more about the projects.
Posted on: November 22, 2013

Council postpones railroad quiet zone issue

After researching a couple options to quiet train horns in Castle Rock, Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to defer a decision on those options to 2015.

Federal rules require locomotive engineers to sound train horns... Full story...

Posted on: November 21, 2013

Castle Rock Town Clerk named 2013 Colorado Municipal Clerk of the Year

If you’ve voted in Town elections, have a “No Knock” sticker on your door to deter solicitors, attended a special event, or enjoyed any of Castle Rock’s public art, tip your hat to Town Clerk Sally Misare.

Misare, who... Full story...

Posted on: November 14, 2013

Council to consider first step in major economic development project

Council to consider first step in major economic development project

The Town of Castle Rock knows it’s important for residents to have access to a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment within Town.

On... Full story...

Town Council agendas
Posted on: November 12, 2013

Castle Rock named top place for job seekers

When describing Castle Rock, many think of its small-town character or natural beauty. But is also the No.1 place in Colorado to find a job, according to a new study released last week.

Consumer advocacy website... Full story...

Posted on: November 8, 2013

Unattended cigarette leads to apartment fire, victim found inside

Castle Rock Police and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to a call Thursday morning from the maintenance crew of the Reserves at Castle Rock Apartments, 1020 Highland Ridge Way.

The maintenance workers reported that... Full story...

Posted on: November 6, 2013

Castle Rock Police focus on community in five-year strategic plan

While a significant part of their roles is to respond to emergencies, the officers of the Castle Rock Police Department also take a proactive and strategic approach to their work, making Castle Rock one of the safest places... Full story...

Read the draft plan
Posted on: October 18, 2013

Additional officers serving, protecting Castle Rock

More police officers now serve and protect the Town of Castle Rock, following a swearing-in ceremony Monday.

These nine officers swore their oath and joined the Castle Rock Police Department: Cody Brown, Daniel Degennaro,... Full story...

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Posted on: October 11, 2013

Oct. 15 Town Council meeting canceled; budget, CDOT discussion Oct. 22

Town Council typically meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. In October, the meeting schedule has changed slightly.

Council will not meet on Tuesday, Oct. 15. This meeting falls during the school district’s... Full story...

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Posted on: October 4, 2013

Town pursues vision of Philip S. Miller Park one step at a time

Castle Rock is an active community, and, based on community feedback, the Town recognizes the need for additional indoor recreation space. That’s why a new 60,000-square-foot fieldhouse remains a key component of the first... Full story...

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Posted on: September 25, 2013

Child luring report is misunderstanding; parents asked to remain vigilant

Castle Rock Police this week completed their investigation of a possible child luring near a school bus stop in The Meadows. While it turned out to be a misunderstanding, it is still a good reminder for parents and their... Full story...

Posted on: April 29, 2013

Town moves forward with Legacy Water Projects, upgrades water treatment process

The Town of Castle Rock is continuing to reach milestones as it works toward the goal of using 75 percent renewable water by the time it reaches population build out.

When the Town opens the Plum Creek Water Purification... 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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100 N. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104
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