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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Garden In A Box kits on sale

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The City of Brighton 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 last.

For 2019, resid...

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www.resourcecentral.org/Gardens City Highlights
Posted on: April 2, 2018

You Have Options Program

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VISION We envision a criminal justice system where victims of sexual violence view law enforcement as a viable route to justice.

GOALS OF THE YOU HAVE OPTIONS PROGRAM 1. Increase the number of victims who report sexual assault to law enfo...

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You Have Options Program website City Highlights
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Brighton's History

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Incorporated in 1887, the city’s history actually dates back to 1881. That is when Daniel Carmichael, a Denver real estate agent, began buying land here and named the town Brighton in honor of his wife’s birthplace, Brighton Beach, New York. At the time, ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Resources available for residents with damaged trees from spring snowstorm

Snowstorm-damaged trees

Trees in Brighton may be damaged as a result of the Monday’s wet, heavy spring snowstorm.  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 co...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Brighton Employee Charities recognize scholarship recipients

BEC 2019 scholarship winners

The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) has selected four recipients for scholarships this year.  The winners will each receive $500 toward their college expenses. This year’s winners are Carlie Daughtrey, Jicelle Lemus, Amanda Ruybal and P...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2019

"Vivid Perspectives" art exhibit opening in Brighton

Vivid Perspectives art show

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has selected its artwork for the Vivid Perspectives art exhibit. All artwork will be on display at City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave beginning Monday, May 13. This spring/summer art exhibit will have over 234 exquisite p...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Historic Splendid Valley: New brand for Brighton/Adams County agricultural area

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Adams County and the City of Brighton have finalized a name and logo for the agricultural area that is the focus of the District Plan; a joint city and county plan to preserve prime agricultural land, encourage local food production, and promote agritouri...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Two departments, two awards, one night

SATF Awards

Members of the Brighton/Commerce City Victim Services Unit and The Brighton/Commerce City Sexual Assault Task Force (SATF)  recently accepted awards at the 17th Judicial District Victim Assistance Law Enforcement (VALE) National Crime Victims&...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Schools locked-down after reports of student with a gun

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Brighton High School was locked-down, and several Brighton schools were put on lock-out status this afternoon, after police received anonymous Safe2Tell reports that a student at Brighton High School had seen another student loading a firearm in a school ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Three outstanding volunteers recognized by Eagle View Adult Center

EVAC 2019 Red Sweater Volunteers

On Wednesday, April 17, the Eagle View Adult Center held its annual volunteer recognition event and announced its 2019 Red Sweater Award winners. The outstanding volunteers and Red Sweater Award recipients are Kathy Jensen, Shari Severance, Stan Shibao.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

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 2019 schedule will include the following concerts and movies:

  • Thursday, June 6: Concert at Carmichael Park featuring Steve M...
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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Council approves new Utilities Customer Assistance Program

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On Tuesday, the Brighton City Council voted 9 to 0 approving a new Utilities Customer Assistance Program (CAP) that provides qualifying residents with help paying their utility bill during hardships.  CAP will go into effect Wednesday, May 1 and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Summerfest returning to Carmichael Park in June

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On Saturday, June 1, the City of Brighton will host Summerfest, one of Brighton’s largest community festivals. Summerfest will be held at Carmichael Park, 650 E. Southern St., from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The event will include kids’...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Pet owners urged to vaccinate dogs and cats following Canine Distemper diagnosis in infected raccoon

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The Brighton Police Department is urging residents with domestic pets to get them vaccinated after a raccoon was recently diagnosed with Canine Distemper. Canine Distemper is a highly contagious disease of carnivores caused by a virus that affects animals...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

City of Brighton receives financial reporting award

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The City of Brighton has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the f...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Full Moon Bike Rides returning in 2019

Full Moon Bike Ride

Bike Brighton, a subcommittee of the City of Brighton will be bringing back its Full Moon Bike Rides for the 2019 year. Six rides will be offered from April to September and are designed to be family-friendly rides.  All rides start at 6:30 p.m. ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Garden In A Box kits now on sale

Garden in a box

The City of Brighton 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 last.

For 2019, resid...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Brighton Youth Commission recognized with Healing Hearts Award

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The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) received the Pennock Center for Counseling Healing Hearts Award on Friday at the center’s annual Healing Hearts benefit event held at the Armory Performing Arts Center. The commission was recognized for the many impacts...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2019

New exhibit opening at Brighton City Museum

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The Brighton City Museum is getting ready to open its doors and show off its new exhibit: "Brighton 1859-1977: An American Story." This free museum is located inside Historic City Hall, 22 S. 4th Ave. 

Most of the artifacts for this exhi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Historic Splendid Valley: New brand for Brighton/Adams County agricultural area

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Adams County and the City of Brighton have finalized a name and logo for the agricultural area that is the focus of the District Plan; a joint city and county plan to preserve prime agricultural land, encourage local food production, and promote agritouri...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 22, 2019

What’s under construction at Prairie Center?

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Village 1 at Prairie Center is underway, with 370 Single Family homes to be constructed.

Avilla at Prairie Center is under construction. Avilla is a rental community with 136 single-story units.  Also approved for construction are Panda Express Re...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Public Hearing Notices Amendment

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The City of Brighton has amended the code for public hearing notices.  City Council adopted this changed, effective May 28, 2018, to increase transparency with developments within the City.  This change will affect anyone who needs to go...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 22, 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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Community Development

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

2019 Oasis Opening Day

2019 Oasis Opening Day (1)

Join us this summer at our dynamic outdoor facility. The Brighton Oasis offers something for everyone featuring two

exciting slides, a lazy river with zero depth entry and a wave generator, and a new climbing wall in the dive well.

There is a tot pool with ...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Rockies Skill Challenge Local Competition

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  • FREE to participate
    • Pre-registration is suggested
    • Use Session #120032
  • Ages 6-13 (Copy of Birth Certificate Required on Event Day)
  • Separate divisions for girls and boys
  • Local winners advance to Sectional event for a chance to compete in State Championship
  • Event ...
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Recreation Center
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Girls Softball

NEWS Girls Softball 320h 240v

  • Ages 7 - 13
  • June 19 - July 31
  • Wednesday Evening Game Days
  • Registration Deadline May 24
  • Cost $45
  • Volunteer Coaches Wanted
  • For more information Call 303-655-2200
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Recreation Center
Posted on: April 29, 2019

CARA Track & Field

Track and Field 320h 240v

  • Dates: May 28 - July 23
  • Tuesday & Thursday Practice
    • 5-8 year olds 6 - 7p
    • 9 - 16 year olds 7 - 8:30p
  • Meets held on Saturdays
  • State Meet: Saturday, July 20
  • Cost is $75
  • Call 303-655-2200 for more information. 
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Recreation Center
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Co-ed Sand Volleyball

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  • 4 VS. 4 COED LEAGUE
  • 8 GAMES
  • GAMES ARE SELF-OFFICIATED
  • MONDAY EVENING GAMES AT BRIGHTON PARK (OUTSIDE THE RECREATION CENTER)
  • COST PER TEAM IS $225
  • END OF SEASON TOURNAMENT FOR ALL TEAMS

Registration Deadline is June 3

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Recreation Center

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Recreation Center Facility Closures

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Easter - April 21

Memorial Day - May 27

Independence Day - July 4

Labor Day - September 2


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