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Dec 14, 2017

New Tool to Map Energy Efficiency in Denver Buildings

Today, Denver’s Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) launched an interactive map showing how buildings across the city rank in terms of energy efficiency.

Dec 13, 2017

Denver Selects Atkins North America to Manage 2017 General Obligation Bond

he City and County of Denver today announced the selection of Atkins North America Inc. as the program management team for the 2017 general obligation (GO) bond to repair and improve infrastructure in neighborhoods across Denver.

Dec 08, 2017

Public Invited to Neighborhood Climate and Health Forum on December 11

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is hosting Resilient Denver: Building Healthy Communities to Withstand Climate Change on Dec. 11 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Posner Center for International Development (1031 33rd St). The free forum will focus on topics related to sustainability, environmentalism and public health, specifically, how to support community-driven climate adaptations, how to identify inequitable impacts of climate change, and how to access resources for communities seeking to bolster climate resilience.

Dec 08, 2017

Denver Police Warn of New Scam

A new scam is brewing in Denver bars. While out for some fun and libations, smartphones are being stolen from unsuspecting patrons. You see, criminals know how popular and easy it is for friends to transfer money to each other through apps, and see this as an opportunity. So to raise awareness and help to prevent these crimes, the Denver Police Department is sharing this scenario, which is similar to reports taken:

Dec 06, 2017

A Master Plan for 80 Acres of Open Space in North Denver

Following a one year public process, a master plan for the 80 acres of open space combining Heron Pond, Heller Open Space, and Carpio-Sanguinette Park (formerly Northside Park) will be shared at a public meeting on December 13th, 5:30pm at Laradon Hall in Globeville (5100 Lincoln St).

Dec 05, 2017

Arts & Venues Announces Safe Creative Space Fund

As an extension of Denver’s Safe Occupancy Program, Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce the Safe Creative Spaces Fund, providing $300,000 in need-based funding for creative space tenant safety and building improvements.

Dec 01, 2017

Rabid Racoon Recently Confirmed in Denver

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure their pets are vaccinated as a rabid racoon has been found in Denver at the 4600 block of Sherman St. Following an altercation with two dogs at a residence in the area, the raccoon died. After testing, the animal was found to be positive for rabies. The dogs involved were reported to have been scratched and bitten. It is still unknown if the dogs were adequately vaccinated for rabies, as they have not been located since the altercation.

Nov 28, 2017

Resident Input Sought for Regional Housing Study

The City and County of Denver is among five metro municipalities working jointly on an analysis called the Assessment of Fair Housing. A public survey is being administered now through December 30, 2017, to better understand residents’ housing decisions and experiences living, working, and going to school in the region.

Nov 27, 2017

Recycle Old Holiday Lights Through Denver's New Drop Off Program!

With Thanksgiving behind us, are you now pulling out those holiday lights only to discover they’re broken, burned out or impossibly tangled like a scene out of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation?

Nov 22, 2017

Arts & Venues Now Accepting Application for Performances for the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival

Applications are now being accepted for jazz musicians for the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival taking place in the historic Five Points Neighborhood on Saturday, May 19.