Black Lives Matter 5280 distributed 2,500 flyers in Stapleton the night of Aug. 8, 2015. The flyer informed residents that the community’s namesake, Mayor Benjamin Stapleton, had been a member of the Ku Klux Klan and the name “Stapleton” should be changed. Bianca Pullen, representing the group, says about 25 volunteers participated in this action, […]
On August 8, 2015, the black lives matter advocacy group distributed flyers to 2,500 homes in Stapleton alerting residents that Stapleton is named after a KKK member. The flyers stirred up a debate whether the neighborhood should be renamed.
Neighbor conflicts happen, and there are several ways to resolve them. Some ways are better than others.
Residents are becoming concerned about bike safety, both on sidewalks and paths.
Two readers share differing views in response to the July Front Porch article, “Why isn’t Stapleton more diverse?”
“We’re being very proactive in putting together a comprehensive mosquito management program that can be executed throughout the summer.”
Although it has long been expected there would be a regional sports complex in Section 10, the northernmost part of Stapleton, it is not in the plans presented at the June 26 public meeting. But the mayor says a sports complex will be built south of 56th Ave.
Residents building homes in Conservatory Green have become frustrated with delayed move-in dates due to no power installation.
The swarms of flying insects in the neighborhood may seem like mosquitoes but are actually midges.
“Whatever you do, this problem is going to exist,” says Stapleton resident Tad Rogers, who recently received a judgment from a jury trial that included $242,000 to replace his clogged drainage pipes and $552,000 for the hassles and inconvenience he has experienced in dealing with the drainage problems.