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Nov. 26, 2015

New Updated Comprehensive Plan for Lone Tree

The city of Lone Tree has revised their comprehensive plan that was last updated in 2007. With the new update, city planners hope to help guide the city growth. Over the past few years the city has annexed new land, including residential neighborhoods, commercial areas, and new planned developments. The ...

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Nov. 16, 2015

Douglas County Making an Effort to Save Pollinators

There has been a rapid decline in pollinators not only in Colorado, but in the entire United States. In an effort to save pollinators, Douglas County has built a pollinator garden at Hidden Mesa Open Space trailhead south of Parker for Monarch butterflies, honey bees, and other insects. This is ...

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Nov. 12, 2015

Lone Tree More Attractive Through Infrastructure Investments

Lone Tree Mayor Jim Gunning is convinced that the city is a great place to develop more business in the future. Located 20 miles south of downtown Denver and less than 10 miles from the Denver Tech Center, Lone Tree has a lot to offer to both businesses and residents ...

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Oct. 26, 2015

Senior Group Seeking Bigger Meeting Space in Lone Tree

The Douglas County Senior Group has been complaining about a lack of space for their meetings. They, for example, had to cancel their Douglas County Senior Council meeting, which are scheduled to be on the first Thursday each month, in Lone Tree because the Lone Tree Civic Center simply did ...

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Sept. 21, 2015

Contractor for Southeast Light Rail Extension Selected

The Regional Transportation District board has approved Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. to design and build the southeast light rail extension in Douglas County. The design phase for this $233 million project will start this fall and construction is estimated to begin in spring 2016.Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. plans on ...

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Sept. 10, 2015

New Emergency Coordinator for Lone Tree and Parker

Lone Tree and Parker have united forces in finding an emergency coordinator for both cities. Rose Lynch is going to take on this new position with the official title “Emergency Preparedness Coordinator” that was posted at a salary between $53,100 and $65,000. Her responsibilities will be to coordinate ...

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Aug. 24, 2015

Lone Tree News: Real Estate is Booming!

It may not come as a surprise to the residents but the real estate market in Lone Tree is getting hot. Housing in Lone Tree has some of the highest prices in the metro region. Currently the median sales price for a single-family home lies at $705,000. Rents are ...

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Aug. 17, 2015

New Improvements to Lone Tree Infrastructure

A lot is going on in Lone Tree. Several infrastructural projects are in the works to improve the city. A quick overview:

Starting in the fall, the light rail will be extended with three additional stations by 2.3 miles. This is a major project, costing $220 million which will ...

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Aug. 13, 2015

Lone Tree Community – a Success Story

In the past year, the social calendar in Lone Tree has been packed with great events. The Lone Tree Arts Center, for example, sold over $51,000 tickets in 2014. The 132 performances were supported by nearly 10,000 children and about 10,000 people celebrated the holidays with Lone ...

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Aug. 10, 2015

Signature Tree in Lone Tree Bursting with Growth

Lone Tree had only been founded a bit over a year ago in April 1997 when then mayor Jack O’Boyle planted the city’s signature tree: A blue Spruce at the corner of Lone Tree Parkway and Yosemite Street.

O’Boyle had been looking for a tree for which the city was ...

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