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Posted on: May 15, 2018

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

BYS recruitment

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) is recruiting youth for open spots on the Brighton Youth Commission, Brighton Youth Corps of Volunteers and its youth on city boards. 

The BYC also focuses on building youth adult partnerships. In order to accom...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Memorial Day Weekend events at Elmwood and Fairview Cemeteries

MemorialDay

In honor of Memorial Day, Elmwood and Fairview Cemeteries have some events for families to participate in on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28.

On Sunday, May 27 all flags that have been accumulated through the on-site flag drop box at Elmwood Cemetery wi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Council adopts strategic plan

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On Tuesday, May 1, Brighton City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2019. The Strategic Plan and supplemental business plan will help the city direct its own destiny, even as it encounters a num...

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

Selections for the “Colorful Persuasion” art exhibit announced

Colorful Persuasion art

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the Colorful
Persuasion 
art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opens Monday, May 14 and includes more than 250 vibrant colors...

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

ARTfest at the Armory seeking artists

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ARTfest, Brighton’s
community art show, will be June 1 - July 9 at the Armory Performing ArtsCenter, 300 Strong Street. Local artists who want to showcase their artwork may
enter through Thursday, May 24. 

Entries will be accepted on a first-c...

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

Construction scheduled for Bridge Street Phase II Development

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Work on Bridge Street
Phase II, located from 50th Avenue to Golden Eagle Parkway, will begin around the middle of May and will include major traffic control and construction.  The work consists of widening the existing roadway and construction o...

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

Street maintenance gearing up for busy season

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The grass is turning green and the flowers are in bloom and that means spring has sprung in Brighton. But it also means construction season is here. The City of Brighton will be starting two maintenance operations the week of May 7: paint striping and sho...

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

City launches initiative to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries

VisionZero

The City of Brighton today launched Vision Zero and School Zone Safety Action Plan, a new initiative aimed at eliminating all traffic fatalities and severe injuries while increasing safe, healthy equitable mobility for all residents and visitors.

To kick o...

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

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

BLI_Winners

The four winners of the Big Little Idea Contest were announced and
recognized at the city council meeting on Tuesday, May 1. The recipients of theBig Little Idea contest each received a check for $750 and will have until
December 18, 2018 to implement...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Dates announced for second annual Brighton Fiber Art Show

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The second annual Brighton Fiber Arts Show, Needle
and Thread, Love and Warmth Reflected in Fiber,
is coming to town May 24-26 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street. 

This year’s winners will be judged by the visitors who attend...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Three outstanding volunteers recognized by Eagle View Adult Center

2018 EVAC Red Sweater Volunteers

On Friday, April 27, the Eagle View Adult Center held
its annual volunteer recognition event and announced its 2018 Red Sweater Awardwinners. The outstanding volunteers and Red Sweater Award recipients are Dolly
Garcia, Chris Fretter and Gayle Shibao....

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

Summerfest returning to Carmichael Park in June

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On Saturday, June 2, the City of Brighton will host
Summerfest, one of Brighton’s largest community festivals.
Summerfest will beheld at Carmichael Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

A
beer garden will be available for those 21 y...

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

Disturbance with weapons at a Brighton home

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On Sunday, April 29 at 12:51 p.m., police were dispatched to a disturbance with weapons at 146 N. 9th Ave. in Brighton. Witnesses reported 3-4 males were involved in a disturbance and a gun had been discharged. The suspect with the weapon had reportedly r...

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

New software allows anyone to view artifacts at Brighton City Museum online

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The collections displayed at the Brighton City Museum are no longer only for local residents. Starting today, you can view the entire Brighton Historic Preservation Commission collection which includes the Japanese American Newspaper collection, the archa...

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

Street Preservation Project starting first week in May

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The City of Brighton’s 2018 Street Preservation Project will
begin construction the first week of May. Work will begin on Main Street northof Bromley Lane and will continue at designated areas until mid-November.
During the six months, the f...

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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 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

garden

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

BluesBlast

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 3, 2018

City of Brighton’s Street Ops Boot Camp recruiting members

Streets

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 28, 2018

Two arrested in drug search

Police Car

 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 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

FlixKicks

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

Garden in a box

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: January 26, 2018

Council approves changes to utility rates

Utilities

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

Coucil

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