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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Southern Street & Jessup Street Bike Lane Installation

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The City of Brighton is resurfacing Southern Street from 27th Avenue to 4th Avenue and installing bike lanes on both the north and south side. Work began June 22 and will continue for several weeks until completed. The crews are performing roadway repairs...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Man arrested after eluding police

An Aurora man was arrested in Brighton after eluding police in a stolen truck during the early-morning hours of Friday, June 23.

The incident began just after 6:15 a.m., when the owner of a white 2015 Chevrolet Silverado called police to report his truck h...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Council to host Open House for City Manager candidates

Brighton City Council invites community members to attend an open house for the City Manager candidates from 5:30 – 7: 30 p.m., Thursday, July 6. The community open house will be at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street. The open ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee accepting Grant Award proposals

The Brighton Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is accepting proposals for the use of Lodging Tax funds for Not-for-Profit organizations (501C 3 or 501C 6) and/or government entities i.e., city, county, school district and library district directly involved i...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Brighton Minor Home Repair Program accepting applications

 

The City of Brighton Minor Home Repair Program is still accepting applications from homeowners needing assistance in making necessary repairs to their home for health and safety. The Program, administered through Adams County, provides grants, t...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Parks and Recreation hosting open house July 19

The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department is interested in improving its park amenities at Brighton Japanese American Association Park, 1220 Longs Peak, and creating a new public space in downtown, 5 South Main Street. To obtain input from the ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Police remind residents of fireworks rules

With the 4th of July approaching, Brighton Police would like to provide a guide to which fireworks residents may legally use or possess in the City of Brighton. Brighton Municipal Code Section 08-28-20 “Definitions”, viewable at the Ci...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Brighton honors spring exhibit artists

The Brighton Spring into Summer artist reception held on June 2 introduced 64 local and regional artists to the public. The exhibit sparkles with over 200 pieces of fabulous artwork in this Eye for Art spring/summer display at Brighton City Hall.

The Sprin...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Kids Bicycle Rodeo before Flix & Kicks

Bike Brighton and the Brighton Police Department are sponsoring a bicycle skills event designed to teach young bicyclists the skills they need in order to be better cyclists from 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at Benedict Park, 1750 Skeel Street. The rode...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Man arrested for threats at school

 A Brighton man was arrested Wednesday evening after allegedly making threats that he had a gun to staff supervising a summer program for elementary-aged children. 

On Wednesday, June 7, at about 4:54 p.m., police were dispatched to Found...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Free App Launched to Help Homeowners Determine if Trees Susceptible to Emerald Ash Borer

To help Colorado homeowners determine whether trees on their property are susceptible to being killed by emerald ash borer (EAB), today the Colorado State Forest Service and Colorado State University Extension released a free app that will allow anyone to...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Celebrate Independence Day in Brighton

Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Brighton Tuesday, July 4, at Carmichael Park, 650 E. Southern Street. This special event will feature activities for the whole family beginning at 4 p.m. Enjoy food vendors, shaved ice, a bubble tower, bounce ho...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Area Wildlife Tests Positive for Rabies

On May 19th a Brighton Animal Control Officer picked up a sick skunk from the property of an elderly couple residing within the city limits of Brighton. The skunk was seen walking in circles and may have been blind. The Animal Control Officer contacted th...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

City Manager selection process update

The City of Brighton received 64 applications for the City Manager position recently advertised. KRW Associates, LLC. has narrowed the candidate pool to 39 well-qualified candidates based on criteria established by City Council. Council is in the process ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Bike to Work Day June 28

June is bike month in Colorado. The highlight of bike month in Colorado, Bike to Work Day, will be Wednesday, June 28.

To participate in Bike to Work Day, the City of Brighton’s Bike Brighton Sub-Committee will host a water aid station from 3:30 ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Receive emergency notifications through CodeRED

The public safety agencies of the City of Brighton are using CodeRED, a high-speed notification system, to keep you safe in the event of an emergency.

The system allows us to deliver emergency messages to you via phone call to your home or business phone o...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Show Brighton Parks and Recreation how you get outside

Show the City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department how you get outside this summer by hashtagging your photos with #CatchMeOutsideBrighton on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Prizes will be awarded to the department’s favorite photos thro...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Brighton Urban Renewal Authority seeks proposals

The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) is seeking proposals for acquisition and redevelopment of the properties located at 880, 825, 811, 750 and 740 South Main Street, Brighton, Colorado. BURA began acquiring the portions of this site in 2015 with t...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Driver faces charges in multi-car crash

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A Denver man faces multiple charges after causing a multi-car crash which police believe involved alcohol and drugs.

According to witnesses, 40-year-old Brian Lawrence Kahn was driving a white Chevrolet Malibu southbound on Hwy 85 at a high rate of speed w...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Selections for “Spring into Summer” art exhibit announced

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Spring into Summer” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 South fourth AvenueThe show will open Monday, May 22, with over 2...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

ARTfest at The Armory seeking artists

ARTfest, Brighton’s community art show, will be June 9 – July 18 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street. Local artists who want to showcase their artwork may enter through June 2 for a $5 entry fee. Download the entry form at www.brighton...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

Five recipients of the Big Little Idea Contest were announced and recognized at last night’s city council meeting. Winners of the Big Little Idea contest each received $500 to implement their ideas by Dec. 16, 2017.

Winners were selected based on...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Brighton Employee Charities recognize scholarship recipients

The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) recognized its scholarship winners at last night’s city council meeting. The scholarship program was open to School District 27J seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and service to their...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

OLD CHICAGO PIZZA & TAPROOM OPENING MAY 8

Brighton, CO (May 8, 2017) – Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a traditional casual dining restaurant known for its delicious, hand crafted pizza and world class craft beer list, will open its new location in the Brighton Prairie Center in front ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Eagle View Adult Center recognizes outstanding volunteers

On April 27, the Eagle View Adult Center held its annual volunteer recognition and announced its 2017 Red Sweater Award winners. The outstanding volunteers and Red Sweater Award recipients are Olly Ramirez, Barbara Jarzynka and Paul Younger.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Seal program maintenance scheduled through July

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The 2017 chip seal, slurry seal and crack seal program has begun with crack seal and initial maintenance activities.

A-1 Chipseal CO will be performing the work, which is scheduled until approximately the middle of July 2017. The program consists of applyi...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Brighton Urban Renewal Authority executive director appointed

Brighton Acting City Manager Clint Blackhurst announced the appointment of Ryan Johnson to executive director of the Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) at Wednesday’s meeting. Johnson previously served as the interim executive director.

As e...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Live at the Armory 2017 concert series announced

The Armory Performing Arts Center has released its 2017 Live at the Armory concert series lineup with Brighton Blues Blast kicking off the series May 20. With a variety of artists scheduled to perform, the eclectic concert series includes everything from ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

EcoEvent: E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding

The City of Brighton will host the 2017 EcoEvent from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Eagle View Adult Center,1150 Prairie Center Pkwy.

The event is a great opportunity to recycle computers, laptops, printers, keyboards and cables, LCD/CRT/LED monitors...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Funshine Day Camp registration begins April 6

The Brighton Recreation Center will open registration for its Funshine Day Camp at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 6.

Brighton Funshine Day Camp is a state-licensed eight-week program offered to children ages six years to 12 years of age June 5 through Jul...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Colorado Household Medication Take Back Drop Box available at Brighton Police Department

The Brighton Police Department has installed a green collection receptacle in its lobby, located at 3401 E Bromley Lane. The Colorado Household Medication Take Back Drop Box program is administered through the Colorado Department of Public Health...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Local artist selected in logo design competition

The City of Brighton and the 2017 Art in the Park Festival administrative team announced the selection of Amanda M. Ortiz as the winner of the logo design competition. The Ortiz design was selected from several local and Denver metro and front range chall...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Water conservation regulations begin April 1

With the irrigation season set to begin in April, the City of Brighton has Voluntary Irrigation Regulations in place.  Irrigation season runs from April 1 through Oct. 31 annually.

To encourage conservative and responsible irriga...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Hobby Lobby eager to open doors in Brighton

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) announces that Hobby Lobby will join a growing list of prominent retail shops at Prairie Center Shopping Center in Brighton during the fourth quarter of 2017.

“Hobby Lobby is constantly...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Police investigating armed robbery

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Police in Brighton are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at about 3:23 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1st at the Kum & Go convenience store at 2150 E. Bridge Street.

According to witnesses, a male entered the business wearing a red hoody-type swe...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

City of Brighton hosting second annual Art in the Park festival

The City of Brighton will host its second annual Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street.

This one-day festival will give attendees the opportunity to visit the artist market, meet ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Scoop your dog’s poop!

Did you know dog waste management is a major contributor to ensuring the city’s parks stay clean and green? Dog waste contains fecal coliform bacteria, which can spread diseases like Giardia, Salmonella, and Campylobacter, causing serious illnes...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Big Little Idea contest seeking unique ideas

Today, the City of Brighton opened its third annual Big Little Idea contest to Brighton community members.

The Big Little Idea contest is a city-sponsored contest that will award $500 each to six citizens, nonprofits or teams, to create and implement ideas...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

City Council approves changes to utility rates

Last night, Brighton City Council approved rate changes for water and sewer services. The new rates, which go into effect with utility bills issued after Jan. 1, include changes to both fixed rates and volumetric usage rates for water and sewer, as well a...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Brighton Minor Home Repair program accepting applications Feb. 1

The City of Brighton Minor Home Repair program will accept applications from homeowners needing assistance in making necessary heath and safety repairs to their home beginning Feb. 1. The program, administered through Adams County, provides grants, techni...

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