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Posted on: April 25, 2018

City Council hosting telephone town hall meeting

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Brighton residents will have the opportunity to
discuss services, ask questions, and provide input on Brighton’s future withthe Brighton City Council and Department Directors on Tuesday, May 15, from 6-7
p.m. during a telephone town hall mee...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Celebrating Historic Preservation Month

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Everyone has a place that
is important to them, a place they care about, a place that matters. ThisPlace Matters is a national campaign sponsored by the National Trust for
Historic Preservation which encourages people to celebrate the places that are ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Brighton Youth Commission to host annual SPEAK Week and 5K

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The
Brighton Youth Commission will be hosting its annual SPEAK Week at the end ofApril. SPEAK (Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge) Week is
designed to promote awareness in the community and among their peers about thewarning sign...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Use caution dealing with storm-damaged trees

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Trees in Brighton may be damaged as a result of the recent wind storm.  The City of Brighton would like to remind residents to use caution when dealing with damaged trees.  If you would like to hire a tree company please go to www.bright...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

City of Brighton launches interactive map for residents

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The City of Brighton’s Community Development Department has been hard at work on a new online tool for residents. After nearly a decade of gathering data, verifying documents and compiling maps, an interactive look at geographic information is n...

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

Monthly gardening events planned for summer

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Those with a green thumb have a new resource at their
fingertips! Cassey Anderson with the Adams County Master Gardeners will beholding monthly meetings in Brighton throughout the summer. She’ll offer
research based advice and information fo...

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

Blues Blast returning to the Armory Performing Arts Center

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For the sixth year, Blues Blast is coming back to the Armory Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 19! Headlining this year will be Tommy Castro & The Painkillers. 

This day of blues music is free from 12-5 p.m. for the outdoor concerts: Dav...

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

Trash Bash to be held May 4 and 5

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The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents in need of large item disposal. Residents wishing to dispose of large items may do so from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 4 and 5. All items must be b...

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

City of Brighton’s Street Ops Boot Camp recruiting members

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The City of Brighton’s Streets and Fleet’s Department is looking for participants for its inaugural 2018 Street Ops Boot Camp. The event begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22. Eight lucky residents of Brighton will meet at the Streets Sh...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Elmwood Cemetery to begin power-washing columbariums on May 1

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After eight years of accumulating dirt and decorations, it’s time for the staff at Elmwood Cemetery to clean the columbariums. Staff will power-wash these structures starting Tuesday, May 1.

Prior to cleaning, cemetery staff will have to remove a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Help for Homes seeking volunteers

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The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are seeking volunteers to help with the 12th Annual Help for Homes program on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Help for Homes brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Two arrested in drug search

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 Two men were arrested on drug charges following the early-morning execution of a search warrant on a Brighton residence. 

Just before 6:00 a.m. this morning, officers from the Brighton and Commerce City police departments’ comb...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

New ordinance passed: Outdoor vending regulations

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The City of Brighton City Council recently passed new regulations for vendors who operate within city limits. After seeing increased inquiries from both businesses and citizens about doing more outdoor businesses, city staff decided it was time to review ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Police investigating fatal crash

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 Brighton police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck which occurred at the intersection of 50th Ave. and Bridge St. at about 11:50 Tuesday morning. 

According to witnesses, the motorcycle was westbou...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2018

City launches two applications to help residents understand budget

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The City of Brighton’s Finance Department recently launched two digital applications designed to provide residents a fun and easy way to learn about the city’s budget.  A Balancing Act and Taxpayer Receipt applications are useful, in-depth tools ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Flix and Kicks summer series lineup announced

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The City of Brighton will host another exciting year of its “Flix and Kicks” concerts and movies in the park series this summer. The 2018 schedule will include the following concerts and movies:

• Thursday, June 7: Concert at C...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Garden In A Box kits now on sale

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The City of Brighton Utilities Department has partnered with the Resource Central’s Garden In A Box Program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of the water-wise garden kits while supplies...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Select fitness classes now open to children 8 and older

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The Brighton Recreation Center staff is excited to announce a new addition to the center’s fitness schedule. Children ages 8 and older are now welcome to join select fitness classes with an adult present for the entire class. Some of the classes...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Art in the Park announces call for artists

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The City of Brighton will host its third annual Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street. 

Those artists interested in showcasing and selling their artwork can visit www.br...

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Art in the Park website City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Death in Veteran’s Park appears accidental

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Brighton police are wrapping-up their investigation into what appears to be the accidental death of a local, homeless man which occurred in Veteran’s Park earlier this week.

A Brighton man called police on Tuesday, January 30, at about 1:20 p.m.,...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Funshine Summer Camp registration begins Feb. 1

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The Brighton Recreation Center will open registration for its Funshine Summer Campat 7 a.m. Feb. 1 for residents and at 7 a.m., Feb. 2 for non-residents.

Brighton Funshine Summer Camp is a state-licensed summer day program offered to children ages six thro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Community garden plots now available

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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 26, 2018

Council approves changes to utility rates

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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: October 17, 2017

City Council adopts 2018 budget

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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 drainage)...

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City of Brighton Press Releases