District 5’s new Lieutenant, Kevin Hines, sent out a communication last month with some stunning figures about property crime in Stapleton.
News updates and briefs for the NE Denver area
March for Our Lives stated its plan for the Road to Change Tour was to pass through NRA strongholds and communities affected by gun violence. Therefore, Denver and Aurora, Colorado were going to be part of that list for practical and tragic reasons.
Among the Denver Police Department staffing changes recently announced is the placement of Lieutenant Kevin Hines, who began serving the Stapleton portion of District 5 near the end of June.
In a unanimous vote at its June meeting, the Denver Board of Education approved a plan to allow four northeast Denver area schools to form an innovation zone.
“Do you know how many shovels I have?” Mayor Hancock joked after the June 6 ceremony breaking ground on a new fire station in Stapleton. For Mayor Hancock and the rest of the officials in attendance, Fire Station #39 is just the latest construction project in the rapidly expanding northeast corridor of Denver.
On the evening of June 21, about 40 sleep-deprived people gathered in the Park Hill Village Club House for an update from RTD on the status of the train horns that had been keeping them awake for two years.
In June, A+ Colorado, an educational advocacy organization, released “Start with the Facts: Denver Public Schools at a Inrossroads,” a report that examines the current state of affairs in Denver Public Schools (DPS) and recommends future directions.
On June 18, Denver School of Science and Technology Public Schools (DSST) was named the top public charter school network in the country when it won the Broad Prize for Public Charter schools. The prestigious award comes with a $250,000 grant to support college-readiness efforts at the Denver-based network. DSST includes two middle schools in the Greater Park Hill-Stapleton enrollment zone and two high schools located in Stapleton.
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