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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Job Announcement for Brighton City Manager position

The City of Brighton seeks an experienced and proactive City Manager to take this dynamic community to the next level. The ideal candidate will be a logical, thoughtful leader with exceptional strategic planning skills who will help the City identify oppo...

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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

Celebrate Small Business Week in Brighton

The Brighton community will be celebrating National Small Business Week during the week of April 31 – May 6, 2017. During this week, the Brighton Economic Development Center (Brighton EDC) will host several events in support of our small busines...

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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

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 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 20, 2017

Construction at 136th and Sable

*Construction Advisory*

Today, the streets department began the construction of a new intersection at 136th and Sable. For next five days (April 25), the intersection will be a flashing red light four way stop.

Mid-morning Tuesday, April 25, it will go into...

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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

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 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 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 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 18, 2017

City Council hosting telephone town hall meeting

Brighton residents will have the opportunity to discuss services, ask questions, and provide input on Brighton’s future with the Brighton City Council and Department Directors on Tuesday, May 9, from 6-7 p.m. during a telephone town hall meeting.

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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 13, 2017

Household Chemical Roundup May 6

Brighton residents can dispose of any unused or leftover chemical products in their home Saturday, May 6, at the 2017 Chemical Roundup. The event will run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Hyland Hills Water World, located at 8801 N. Pecos Street.

Last year, 4,271 h...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Trash Bash May 5 and 6

 The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents for large item disposal. Residents wishing to dispose of large items may do so from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 5 and 6. All items must b...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Brighton Youth Commission S.P.E.A.K Week May 1-5

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) will host their sixth annual S.P.E.A.K. (Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness, and Knowledge) Week May 1-5.

 

S.P.E.A.K. Week is a youth-led, youth-driven initiative that has experienced tremendous growth and suc...

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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

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: 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: 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.

Open positi...

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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

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 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

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 13, 2017

Plaque to honor Brighton legend

Brighton legend Dumond “Duke” White will be memorialized March 25 with the unveiling of a plaque at Duke White Field. The Brighton High School baseball field was named in his honor in 1968 – one of many accomplishments noted ...

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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 7, 2017

Infant taken in truck theft found safe

Police have located a three-month-old infant who was taken along with a stolen pickup truck from a Brighton business just after 3:30 this afternoon.

The child was found safe by Denver PD officers at around 4:30 p.m., still in his car seat, in an alley in D...

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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 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

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 21, 2017

Brighton Urban Renewal Authority seeks developers

The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) announces a call for developers and proposals for the approximately four-acre property located at the northeast portion of Bromley and Highway 85. BURA is seeking proposals that incorporate retail into a mixed u...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Brighton officers investigating shooting

Brighton police are investigating a burglary in which a man was shot and a woman hospitalized for unspecified injuries. At about 3:25 a.m. Monday morning, police were dispatched to 260 S. Aspen Drive, in Brighton, on a report of a burglary and an individu...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Police investigating report of kidnapping

Detectives in Brighton are investigating an incident in which a Brighton woman was reportedly taken from her home at gunpoint Sunday evening.

Police received an emergency dispatch to the 200 block of Denver St. at about 7:40 p.m. Sunday evening; when offic...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Brighton detectives arrest suspected child predator

Brighton detectives have arrested 32-year-old Benjamin Allen Holtry, of Fort Lupton, on a charge of Patronizing a Child Prostitute.

The charge against Holtry stemmed from an advertisement he had posted on Craigslist, which was brought to the attention of p...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

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

Brighton, Colorado – The Brighton Housing Authority, through their Career and College Launch program, is excited to offer College Mentor Sessions to local students. Through this new service, a college adviser will be available to work with stude...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Brighton Japanese American Association donates to Adult Center

The Brighton Japanese American Association (BJAA) recently donated $1,000 to the Eagle View Adult Center. BJAA has been contributing money to Eagle View’s programs for more than 20 years.

Every year, BJAA donates to local non-profit groups with the p...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

City of Brighton tree program

The City of Brighton’s tree-planting program has seven species of trees available for purchase. The tree program is intended to encourage tree planting, species diversity and water conservation within the city.

The species of trees available are sele...

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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: February 1, 2017

Help Eagle View celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

Join the Eagle View Adult Center’s week-long celebration of doing kind acts for others. The center is encouraging residents to show kindness by delivering items between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 to Friday, Feb. 10. All items must ...

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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: 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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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: April 21, 2017

The parks & recreation department is selling some of the items from the old senior center building.

The parks & recreation department is currently in the process of cleaning out the building that used to be the old senior center.  In the process of doing this we have several items the we are selling.  If you are interested in seein...

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