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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Help Eagle View celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

Join the Eagle View Adult Center in a week-long celebration of doing kind acts for others. The center is encouraging residents to show the kindness of the Brighton Community by delivering items to the Eagle View Adult Center, between 8 a.m. – 4 ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Community garden plots now available

Community Garden plots are now available for reservation for the 2018 growing season. Plot registration may be made in person only at the Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. Non-residents may register for a plot beginning at 7 a.m., Friday, Jan. 19.&n...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Love Your Body Brunch Feb. 10

Join the Brighton Recreation Center Saturday, Feb. 10, for “Love Your Body Brunch.”

The free program will begin at 8 a.m. with a boot camp followed by a brunch and learn at 9 a.m. Participants will learn about healthy weight loss and ba...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Selections for the “Spectacles of Spring” art exhibit announced

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program announces its selections for the “Spectacles of Spring” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opens Monday, Jan. 15 and includes more than 225 vibr...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2018

New art show opens at the Armory Jan. 9

Beginning Jan. 9, the Armory Performing Arts Center’s rotating art exhibit will showcase the art of Valkarie Gallery of Lakewood at Bel Mar for eight weeks.  A public reception for the show will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. Friday ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Denver man arrested for kidnapping and domestic violence

A Denver man is in custody in Brighton pending charges including Kidnapping, Domestic Violence, and Vehicular Eluding following an incident that began at a Brighton WalMart. 

Police were dispatched to the store, located at 60 W. Bromley Lane in Br...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Office of Youth Services hosting two-day Image Summit

The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will host its youth-focused Image Summit March 8 and 9 at the Armory Performing Arts Center in Brighton.

This two-day youth conference for Colorado students ages 10-19 seeks to empower youth, build ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Eagle View Adult Center hosting Volunteer Job Fair

The Eagle View Adult Center will host “Find Yourself - Volunteer Fair” from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at the Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway. The event will feature community nonprofit organizatio...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton Stabbing

At about 1:24 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2017, Brighton Police Officers responded to a stabbing in the 400 block alley of S. 2nd Avenue. Officers located a 56-year-old Brighton male with stab wounds to the neck. The male was able to speak to the offic...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Stand-off ends peacefully

Brighton police achieved a peaceful end to a stand-off with two subjects who had barricaded themselves in a Brighton shed earlier this afternoon.

At about 1:25 p.m., Brighton officers were in the area of 255 S. 4th Ave on an unrelated call when officers ob...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Council approves changes to utility rates

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

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Brighton EDC with BURA Launch Brighton Investment Program

Brighton, CO– Brighton Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with the Brighton Urban Renewable Authority (BURA) and the Brighton Lodging Tax Committee is launching the Brighton Investment Program (BIP), a new business assistance ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2017

22nd Annual Festival of Lights Parade results

The 22nd Annual Festival of Lights Parade results have been compiled. The winning entries include the following organizations:

Category 1 – Equine/Livestock

1st Place Colorado Rodeo and Gymkana Club #44

2nd Place Miss American Ambassador #41

Categor...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Brighton residents can now purchase great trees at great prices!

The City of Brighton’s tree-planting program has nine species of trees available to purchase for residents. Trees distributed through this program are low to moderate water-demand species and have been proven to grow well in Brighton.

The trees w...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Help keep Brighton clean by adopting a street

Are you looking for a way to give back to the community while also helping to keep Brighton beautiful? The city’s Streets & Fleet department is currently accepting applications for its Adopt-a-Street program. The Adopt-a-Street program is a ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Unofficial City of Brighton Run-Off Election Results

As of 10 p.m. on Dec. 5, 2017, the unofficial run-off municipal election results are as follows:

MAYOR

Ken Kreutzer - 2580

Wayne Scott -1962

COUNCILMEMBER – WARD 1

Joan Kniss - 587

Matt Johnston - 661

COUNCILMEMBER &ndas...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Hot Chocolate Series kicks off Nov. 30

The Office of Youth Services has created a new group, Youth Serving Organizations, to identify gaps, coordinate efforts, map resources and collaborate in order to provide better services to our community. We will kick-off this series with a hot chocolate ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

City of Brighton receives historic preservation award

The City of Brighton has been recognized by the State Historic Fund with the 2018 Stephen H Hart Award for historic preservation for the City’s preservation work on the Bromley Koizuma-Hishinuma Farm. The award will be presented Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Call for Artists for Brighton’s the “Spectacles of Spring” Art Show

The City of Brighton Eye for Art program announces a call for artists for its “Spectacles of Spring” art show.  Artist submittals are being accepted through Dec. 3.  This art show is a four-month long show spanning th...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Your Concerns Matter

Over the past few months we've heard from you regarding some concerns with your water bills. We've heard that you're concerned with the variance in the number of days in each billing cycle. We've also heard from you that the due date changes each month. Y...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

City Council adopts 2018 budget

The Brighton City Council adopted the 2018 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. One council member was absent from the meeting. The vote approved $99,047,975 in all the operating, capital, utility (water, wastewater and storm...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Office of Youth Services partnering with 27J to offer Sources of Strength

The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services is partnering with School District 27J to offer Sources of Strength training to teachers and students across the community.

Sources of Strength, a cultural changing program, is in its second year at...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Office of Youth Services hosting college preparation nights

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host Growing Grads FAFSA Nights/Survival Skills Workshops events for students and families preparing for college. The program will offer college information, assistance on filing the Fre...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Splash pads closed for the season

The Parks and Recreation Department has closed the city’s splash pads for the season to prepare for colder weather.

For more information or questions, please contact Parks Supervisor Troy Channell at 303-655-2274.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Plan for “What’s next” by exploring Post-Secondary Options at Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host a Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St.

The Kickoff will allow high school juniors and seniors and their families to &...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2017

City Council appoints Philip Rodriguez City Manager

Brighton City Council today passed a resolution by a 9-0 vote selecting Philip Rodriguez as Brighton city manager. Rodriguez’s first day will be Sept. 11.

“We are excited to have Philip join the Brighton team. We are confident that Philip’s leadership expe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases