October 2013

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School Boundary Dispute Triggers Massive Rioting, Mayhem

School Boundary Dispute Triggers Massive Rioting, Mayhem

The SUN Education Expo erupted into chaos and mayhem Thursday night, as long-simmering tensions surrounding the planned overhaul of elementary school admissions finally boiled over. Within hours, warring factions of enraged parents had taken to the streets in a pitched battle over educational preferences for their children, and Stapleton appeared to be on the brink […]

New Through Traffic Disruptive to Quiet Aurora Neighborhood

New Through Traffic Disruptive to Quiet Aurora Neighborhood

Aside from the occasional gun fire, car chases, police sirens, and fireworks, the area of Aurora bordering Stapleton is a quiet neighborhood. But now that the through streets are allowing Stapleton residents to speed through to cut a little time off their trips to Costco, Aurorans have found their sometimes peaceful neighborhood has become a […]

King Soopers So Nice, We’re Getting it Twice!

King Soopers So Nice, We’re Getting it Twice!

Forest City has confirmed to The Stapletonion that King Soopers will be exercising its contractual first right of refusal and will be putting a grocery store in what will eventually be the Eastbridge Town Center. “We are very excited to continue our strong partnership with King Soopers,” said Forest City President Phil Dargossi. “King Soopers […]

Stapleton Wives Still Enjoy Dressing Slutty on Halloween

Stapleton Wives Still Enjoy Dressing Slutty on Halloween

Halloween has long been a favorite holiday of the single crowd. It is another excuse to have parties and drink in excess, which everyone likes, plus you get to be creative and dress up and not be judged (that much). And for those who want to attract members of the opposite sex, Halloween gives them […]

Stapleton Residents Petition Forest City:  “Stop Cockblocking Eastbridge Towncenter”

Stapleton Residents Petition Forest City: “Stop Cockblocking Eastbridge Towncenter”

Residents across Stapleton and specifically of the Eastbridge and Bluff Lake communities were inspired and awed upon learning of the series of amazingly unique, local, and creative options that have been repeatedly trying to gain footing in the Eastbridge towncenter, then frustrated to learn that they had all been turned away by the developer.

Most Stapleton Halloween “Decorations” Meant to Scare off Aurora Intruders

Most Stapleton Halloween “Decorations” Meant to Scare off Aurora Intruders

If you have been around the Stapleton neighborhood lately, you would have noticed the high percentage of homes festively decorated for Halloween. But at a closer look, one will recall that many of these homes have been decorated since early September. “Once I heard the through streets were coming soon, I started taking additional precautions,” […]

Stapleton Moms Costume Black Market Hurting Halloween City

Stapleton Moms Costume Black Market Hurting Halloween City

Halloween City located in Northfield is used to getting lots of traffic and selling hundreds of thousands of dollars in Halloween decorations, party favors, and costumes. But this year, business has been considerably slower. “We have been getting the foot traffic, but not the purchases,” said Halloween City store manager Mike Huisman. “We are thinking […]