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Posted on: April 22, 2014

Five people injured in accident in parking lot at Founders Park

Five people sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle accident tonight at Founders Park.

As one car was backing out of a parking space about 5:45 p.m., it collided with another car passing behind it. The... Full story...

Posted on: April 21, 2014

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

For victims of cardiac arrest, effective CPR can double or triple their chance of survival. Would you be prepared to help?

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue will host a CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) training... Full story ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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: April 2, 2014

Castle Rock Police investigate allegations of inappropriate behavior

Castle Rock Police are asking parents to talk to their kids as they investigate allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a Castle View High School teacher and a student.

This investigation is in the early... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2014

Provide sign preferences online, at open house

What should future business signs along Interstate 25 in Castle Rock look like in terms of sizes, materials, colors, placement and more?

Provide your preferences online during April at CRgov.com/i25signs, or at an open... Full story ...

Provide your preferences online
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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2014

Town receives referendum petition related to open carry ordinance

The Town on Feb. 26 received a petition to reverse Town Council’s decision to allow the open carry of firearms in all Town-owned or controlled properties.

Council in late January voted to approve ordinance No. 2014-03,... Full story...

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Posted on: February 21, 2014

Candidate list set for April Town Council election

The slate of candidates for April’s Town Council election has been set. Candidates are listed in the order they will be listed on the ballot, based on a random drawing by the Town Clerk’s office. The candidates are... Full story ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2014

Council to consider golf course and athletic field maintenance noise

Area golf courses complete maintenance during early morning hours so play can begin as early as possible.

This practice is not explicitly addressed within Castle Rock’s Town Code, which restricts most early morning noises... Full story...

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 12, 2014

Experience hands-on training with Citizen Police Academy

If you’ve ever wondered how Castle Rock police investigate crimes, or enforce laws, or perform other aspects of their jobs, consider joining the Citizen Police Academy.

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Learn more about the Castle Rock Police Department
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...

Learn more about Philip S. Miller Park
Posted on: September 26, 2013

Police searching for man routinely exposing himself in Castle Rock

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Castle Rock Police want residents to be aware of a man who is exposing himself to women in the apartment complexes and townhomes along Front Street between Canyon Drive and Black Feather Trail. Anyone with information is... Full story...

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: September 13, 2013

Fire restrictions lifted in Castle Rock

It’s been soggy along the Front Range, but this week’s downpour isn’t all that led Castle Rock to lift fire restrictions.

It takes a pattern of wet weather to ensure most fire danger from dry conditions has resided... Full story...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

School has started, but enrollment is ongoing for Castle Rock Adventure Club

It’s not too late for your child to experience a top-notch preschool program this school year.

School has started for children in the Castle Rock Recreation Center’s Adventure Club, but enrollment is ongoing, and spaces... Full story...

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

Castle Rock ranked as top town for young families

There’s a lot to love about Castle Rock – 51 miles of trails, summer events in full swing and strong schools. Those who live here know that, and many others are taking notice.

Consumer advocacy website NerdWallet... Full story...

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Posted on: July 9, 2013

Suspect arrested in car break-ins, burglary

Suspect arrested in car break-ins, burglary

With the help of the public and resident surveillance videos, police have in custody one suspect in series of car break-ins that occurred in late June.

Redanos Barihe, 21,... Full story...

Posted on: June 25, 2013

Town honors former Mayor Ray Waterman

Whether it was his positive impact on students in the classroom, his leadership on tough issues, or his consistently positive answer when asked how he was – “darn near perfect” – those who knew former Mayor Ray Waterman have... Full story...

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Posted on: June 20, 2013

Survey shows community members pleased with life in Castle Rock

Castle Rock continues to be a great place to live, as demonstrated by the more than 1,300 responses received to the Town’s 2013 community survey.

Survey respondents indicated that the Town government is doing a solid job,... Full story ...

View the initial results report
Posted on: June 20, 2013

Castle Rock police searching for suspects in overnight burglaries

The Castle Rock Police Department is looking for the public’s help in identifying suspects in one burglary and more than 20 car break-ins early Thursday morning.

Castle Rock Police say between three and five suspects... Full story...

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Posted on: May 31, 2013

Douglas County law enforcement joins school district to announce safety plan

“School safety is our No. 1 priority. Students can’t learn if they are not safe,” said Douglas County School District Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Fagen at a news conference May 30 in Castle Rock. “Keeping Douglas County... Full story...

View press conference on DCSD website
Posted on: May 21, 2013

Tri the Rock results announced, more than $5,600 raised

Setting an event participation record, 560 children from Castle Rock and surrounding areas gave it their best try in Sunday’s annual youth triathlon, Tri the Rock.

The event raised $5,600 for area physical education... 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...

More about Philip S. Miller Park


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