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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 26, 2017

Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park opening postponed

The Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park will not open for the season tomorrow, May 27, due to weather. Instead, the Oasis will open at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 28. For more information on the Oasis, visit www.brightonoasis.com.

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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 24, 2017

Memorial Day hours

City offices, the Eagle View Adult Center and Brighton Recreation Center will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume for all facilities Tuesday, May 30.

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

Brighton Youth Commission and Brighton Youth Corps of Volunteers recruiting new members

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) is recruiting for open spots on both the Brighton Youth Commission and the Brighton Youth Corps of Volunteers.

The BYC also focuses on building youth adult partnerships. In order to accomplish this, there are six adult m...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Parks and Recreation hosting open house June 1

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: 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 18, 2017

Pitch, Hit and Run Canceled

Scott’s MLB Pitch, Hit and Run local competition scheduled for Friday, May 19, at the Brighton Sports Complex has been canceled due to inclement weather and field conditions. Due to the close proximity of the Sectionals we will not be able to schedule a m...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2017

City announces sculpture dedication

The City of Brighton has announced the unveiling and dedication of sculptures administered through the Brighton Cultural Arts Commission that will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Strong Street Plaza on the corner of First Avenue and Strong S...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Historic Bromley Koizuma-Hishinuma Farm Grand Opening May 20

The City of Brighton and the Bromley Hishinuma Local Food Campus LLC invites the community to attend the Historic Bromley Koizuma-Hishinuma Farm Grand Opening from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 1594 East Bromley Lane, Brighton, CO 80601.

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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

Brighton High School tennis courts maintenance

The Brighton High School tennis courts will be closed to the public starting Monday, May 15. Both the City of Brighton and School District 27J are working together to fully resurfaced all four courts. The tennis courts will be close to the public through ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Police seek information in robbery

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Brighton detectives would like to hear from anyone who has information they believe might help identify two suspects in the armed robbery of Santiago’s restaurant, 1150 E. Bridge St., on Tuesday, May 9th at around 8:30 pm.

According to witnesses, the...

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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 200 beautiful pieces ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Police Week ceremony recognizes heroes

In recognition of National Police Week, which runs from May 15-21 this year, on Monday May 15th the Brighton Police Department and the Brighton Fraternal Order of Police will pay tribute to those who have given their lives in the line of duty.

As in the pa...

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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 the...

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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: May 1, 2017

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee accepting mini-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: 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 27, 2017

May is Historic Preservation Month

Each year the Brighton Historic Preservation Commission and their office celebrates historic preservation month. In 2017, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is commemorating 50 years of preservation. In honor of that benchmark, the Commission wi...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Memorial Day remembrance to be held at Elmwood

To remember the lives lost serving in the country’s armed forces, the city will host a Memorial Day remembrance at Elmwood Cemetery, 14800 Brighton Road.

The Memorial Day remembrance will have activities for all ages. Activities and attractions at th...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Police to host prescription drug take-back

This month Brighton Police Department will once again join area law enforcement agencies in providing drop-off points for unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medications at locations around the state.

Citizens with prescription drugs they want to get...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Cemeteries seeking public safety names

Elmwood and Fairview Cemeteries of Brighton are asking for the public’s help identifying public safety servants buried within the cemeteries.

For Police Week (May 14-20), the cemeteries would like to place flags on the graves of all persons (police o...

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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 execu...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Police Department opens community survey

The Brighton Police Department is interested in hearing from community members about their perception of the department.  In accordance with Sir Robert Peel’s Nine Principles of Policing, Chief Paul Southard believes the department cann...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Yak & Yeti to open fourth location in Brighton

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) announces that the Yak & Yeti, a full service restaurant featuring fine Indian food along with house brewed handcrafted beer, will be joining the Brighton community in the second quarter of ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Brighton Housing Authority’s Career and College Launch Program Now Offering Scholarships

Brighton, CO - Career and College Launch, a service offered by the Brighton Housing Authority, is now accepting scholarship applications. Three (3) scholarships of $1,000 each will be given to qualifying high school juniors, seniors, or non-tradition...

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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 14, 2017

City opens photo contest

 The City of Brighton has opened a photo contest asking residents to share their favorite photos of Brighton for its new website debuting later this year!

Residents are asked to share their photos that represent Brighton's unique landscape, f...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Brighton’s biggest summer event moves to Carmichael Park

On Saturday, June 3, the City of Brighton will host Summerfest, one of Brighton’s largest community festivals. Summerfest, formerly known as Culturefest, will have a new location and extended hours this year. The event will find a new home at Ca...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Pastel artist featured in Brighton exhibit

 Brighton spotlights pastel artist Rhonda Bennett and her beautiful artwork now on display at Brighton City Hall at 500 South 4th Avenue.  Bennett’s artwork is part of the Eye for Art program’s Best of Times exhibit open week...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Art in the Park call for artists

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.

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

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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: April 3, 2017

Main Street and County Road 6 receiving new traffic stop signs

The Streets and Fleet Department will be installing new traffic stop signs on Main Street (CR 27) at CR6 (E. Crown Prince Boulevard), located just northwest of the Vestas Blades Factory, toward the end of the week. The work is currently planned to begin F...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Brighton Recreation Center hiring for summer positions

The Brighton Recreation Center is looking to hire for positions located at their location, Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park and Funshine Summer Day Camp. For complete job descriptions, salary information or to apply, visit www.brightonco.gov.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Victim Services Division bringing awareness to three causes in April

The Brighton and Commerce Police Departments’ Victim Services Division is bringing awareness to three causes in the month of April.

National Crime Victim Rights Week (NCVRW), April 2-8

Strength. Resilience. Justice.

 

Since 1981, National Crime Vic...

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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 July 28...

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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 and...

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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

Director of Streets and Fleet appointed

Brighton Acting City Manager Clint Blackhurst recently announced the appointment of Kimberly Dall to Director of Streets and Fleet. In her new role, she will direct activities and staff of the department to achieve the goals and directives of Brighton Cit...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Spring into Garden In A Box

The City of Brighton Utilities Department has partnered with the Center for ReSource Conservation’s Garden In A Box program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of water-wise garden kits wh...

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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 irrigation practic...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Growing Grads program offering paid internships

The Office of Youth Services Growing Grads program is offering paid summer internship opportunities.

The Growing Grads internship program will give participants ages 14-21 the opportunity to increase future employability skills, obtain valuable work experi...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton robberies

An arrest has been made in the recent string of convenience store burglaries in Brighton.  Brighton resident, Benjamin Jose Martinez, 33, was arrested on Saturday, March 4th after allegedly robbing a convenience store in Longmont. Martinez fled f...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Charges pending in multi-car crash

Brighton detectives are continuing their investigation into a serious multi-car crash that hospitalized a 25 year-old Northglenn woman Thursday afternoon.

According to witness statements, prior to the 2 p.m. crash, a grey 2004 Ford Mustang had been maneuve...

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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 sweatsh...

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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 and ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Adopt-a-Park and Adopt-a-Trail program seeking nature loving parents

Make a difference in your community by deciding to participate in the Adopt-a-Park and Adopt-a-Trail program. The Parks and Open Space Department adoption programs are a fun way to get yourself or your group involved in your local community.

These flexible...

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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: February 10, 2017

Artists honored at Brighton Eye for Art exhibit

The Brighton Best of Times artist reception held on Feb. 3 introduced 73 local and regional artists to the public.  The exhibit sparkles with 220 pieces of fabulous artwork in this winter into spring display.     

The “Best of Tim...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Best-selling author speaking at the Armory Performing Arts Center

 Best-selling author EJ Carrion, author of Accelerate Your Success, will provide a special presentation March 2 to parents, educators and youth specialists on how to help make your child shine and be recognized among peers as they transition to colle...

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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 22, 2016

City Council approves Memorandum of Understanding agreement for historic Bromley Koizuma-Hishinuma F

At Tuesday’s meeting, Brighton City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between Brighton and the Bromley Hishinuma Local Food Campus LLC. The approved public-private partnership will allow Bromley Hishinuma Local Foods Campu...

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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: November 30, 2016

City of Brighton begins 136th and Sable construction

The City of Brighton is underway with construction of a traffic signal at 136th and Sable; the anticipated completion of the signal is May 2017.

At the beginning of 2016, the City hired a consultant to perform an analysis of the current operational conditi...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

City Council adopts 2017 budget

The Brighton City Council adopted the 2017 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, approving $100,524,640 in all the operating, capital, utility (water, wastewater, and storm drainage) funds and non-major funds. Council Member Rex Bell wa...Read on...

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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