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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Call for Artists for Brighton’s the “Colors of Life” Art Show

The City of Brighton Eye for Art program announces a call for artists for its Color of Life art showArtist submittals are being accepted through Aug. 20This art show is a four-month long show spanning the fall to winter mont...

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

US 85: I-76 to 168th Avenue Resurfacing

Starting the first week of July 17, 2017, crews started work on US 85 from I-76 to 168th Avenue that will improve safety and road serviceability. Work is scheduled for completion by winter 2017. Project work includes: •roadway r...

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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
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Eagle View Adult Center closed July 31 - August 4

The Eagle View Adult Center will be closed July 31 through August 4 for annual maintenance including cleaning and capital projects. Staff will not be available during this time. The Center apologizes for the inconvenience but look forward to seeing its pa...

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

Parks and Recreation Department seeking letters of support

The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking letters of support for three grants: BJAA (Brighton Japanese American Association) park reconstruction project, water tower artificial field turf project and parks open space and trails map production.

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

W. Bridge St. and Highway 85 roundabout sewer rehabilitation

The Utilities Department will perform sanitary sewer rehabilitation on the W. Bridge Street and Highway 85 roundabouts from 7 p.m – 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, Thursday, July 20, and Monday, July 24. Traffic control and flaggers will be in place ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Hop on Brighton’s pARTy Bus

The Office of Arts and Culture will host Brighton’s first Outdoor Art Night pARTy Bus Tour Friday, Aug. 4. The pARTy buses will leave from the City Hall parking lot beginning at 6 p.m. and visit 11 sites allowing attendees to view 15 amazing out...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Sonic employee robbed at knifepoint

Brighton police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed an employee at the Sonic drive-in, 15120 Brighton Rd., at about 11:00 P.M. on Monday, July 10th.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 6’ tall with a skinny build and jaw-l...Read on...

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

Elected Officials Receive Leadership Training Awards

July 7, 2017-  Denver, CO - During the recent 95th Annual Colorado Municipal League (CML) conference, CML recognized municipal elected officials statewide who reached milestone levels its MUNIversity program – a leadership program for C...

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

City Barbecue and Flix & Kicks concert July 20

Brighton City Council members will host a barbecue from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20 at Carmichael Park, 650 E Southern St.Residents are encouraged to attend to meet City Council members, share questions and concerns, and receive information on pro...

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

Fourth of July Recap

Thank you to everyone who came out to our annual Fourth of July event and fireworks show. We apologize we were unable to meet the community’s expectations.

Unfortunately we were unable to shoot the fireworks from the east side of Vikan Middle Sch...

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

Parks and Recreation and Brookfield hosting public meeting

The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department will host a public meeting July 12 to gather input about the Brighton Crossing Community Park plan.

The Brighton Crossing Community Park meeting will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at the Arm...

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

Parks and Recreation hosting public meeting

The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department will host a public meeting July 13 to gather input about the Donelson Park parking lot.

The Donelson Park public meeting will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Donelson Park, 4500 Midland Street....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2017

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Colorado Businesses and Residents Affected by Hailstorm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Colorado businesses and residents affected by the hailstorm that occurred May 8, 2017, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SB...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Brighton City Council Member Wallin re-elected to CML Executive Board

Brighton City Council Member Kirby Wallin was re-elected to the Colorado Municipal League (CML) Executive Board by municipal officials from cities and towns across the state during the 95th Annual CML conference held June 20-23 in Breckenridge.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Eagle View Adult Center Manager named 2017 Municipal Hero

City of Brighton Eagle View Adult Center Manager Sue Corbett has been named the 2017 Municipal Hero by the Colorado Municipal League (CML).

The goal of the Colorado Municipal League Municipal Hero Award program is to acknowledge individuals who have demons...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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.

The Red Sweate...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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Enter here! City of Brighton Press Releases
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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City of Brighton Press Releases
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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