News for Community

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
'Fritz' Sprague takes post as city manager in LafayetteFritz Sprague will depart from Castle Rock after nearly 20 years on staff. The Deputy Town Manager accepted the city manager position with Lafayette and begins on Feb. 1.COURTESY PHOTO Posted Monday, January 21, 2019 12:53 pm Jessica Gibbs jgibbs@coloradocommunitymedia.com When Terry “Fritz” Sprague started his tenure with the Town of ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The start of a new year often brings a mix of reflection and anticipation. The Town takes great pride in looking back on community accomplishments, while planning for the year ahead.   Several major accomplishments from 2018 include: ·         Opening Fire Station 152 in Crystal Valley, and adding 12 new Fire staff positions ·         Reconstructing Meadows Parkway and installing new traffic ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Economic, Community, Town & County News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Apply for the 2019-20 countywide public art program by Feb. 15 Published on January 18, 2019 in 2018 & Breaking NewsAre you a sculptor with a desire to have your work on public display? Have you considered submitting your artwork to the Douglas County Art Encounters public art program? Founded in 2007, Art Encounters is a year-long, outdoor sculpture exhibit that showcases a number of ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News, Fun Facts
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
The recent reimagination of Festival Park transformed the heart of Downtown into an even more magical place for the community to gather.   Many special moments are celebrated there, from finishing 5Ks to exchanging wedding vows. The park exudes Castle Rock’s community spirit and provides a place for neighbors to enjoy the outdoors together all year long.   These and other aspects of Festival ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News, Awards & Accolades
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
While we all want to stay in the holiday spirit for as long as possible, experts recommend recycling live Christmas trees right after the holiday. Don’t let your tree take up space in a landfill. Let your last gift for the season be to the environment, and participate in the Town’s Christmas tree-recycling program.   Live trees can be taken to one of four participating parks Wednesday, Dec. ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News
Monday, August 27, 2018
LITTLETON, CO (August 7, 2018) Arapahoe Community College (ACC) and Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, are pleased to announce the launch of Colorado’s first registered Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program designed to meet local workforce needs.   A dozen students are enrolled in the initial cohort of this innovative work-based learning program, which is made possible by ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Town & County News
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Chamber membership is good for business because it influences the community's perception of you. However, many business owners don't know exactly what the chamber does and so they don't take advantage of the help and resources it offers. For a minimum investment, the chamber can help your business grow in ways that may be difficult for you to do on your own. But if you believe these popular ...read more
Categories: Business Tips Blog, Economic, Community, Chamber
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
U.S. Chamber Awards Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation The United States Chamber of Commerce today awarded the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Business leaders are a critical voice in conversations about promoting economic growth and job creation in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Awards & Accolades, Community, Fun Facts, Town & County News
Monday, January 29, 2018
Castle Rock is a top Town The numbers, facts, research and databases help tell the story residents live every day - Castle Rock is a great place to be. In fact, our Town ranks among the best both locally and nationally, according to a variety of national publications and studies.Money Magazine: Top Place to Live Money magazine recognized Castle Rock in its top places to live in 2011, 2012 and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Awards & Accolades, Community, Town & County News