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Posted on: January 15, 2015

Brighton and Commerce City seeks volunteer victim advocates

The Brighton and Commerce City police departments are seeking highly motivated individuals to become volunteer victim advocates.

Volunteer advocates provide on-scene crisis intervention with victims and witnesses of crime, sudden death and other emerg...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2015

City of Brighton Named National Semi-Finalist in Two-Year Energy Savings Competition

What do the communities of Aspen, Brighton and Fort Collins have in common? They all want to save energy over the next two years, an effort that could result in a $5 million prize from Georgetown University.

The Georgetown University Energy Prize today...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Live at the Armory 2015 Concert Series announced

The Armory Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce its Live at the Armory 2015 concert series with its first concert scheduled to kickoff March 21. With a variety of musical performances to suit all tastes, the eclectic concert series includes every...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

City of Brighton’s Finance Department receives award

The City of Brighton’s Finance Department 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 re...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

Adams County announces upcoming road closures

Three bridges in Adams County are scheduled for replacement beginning January 2015. Residents can expect to see detours and traffic advisories throughout the replacement process.

The following roads will be closed to all but local traffic: please obse...Read on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2014

2015 lodging tax grants awarded to Brighton organizations

The City of Brighton lodging tax grants have officially been awarded to the selected recipients. The lodging tax grants are awarded to Brighton-based organizations directly involved in promoting the community to visitors and businesses with allocated fund...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

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 user rates for water and sewer as well as an increase...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2014

City Council continues public hearing on amendments to oil and gas drilling regulations to Jan. 6

The City of Brighton City Council voted to continue the public hearing on amendments to the city’s municipal code to establish the requirements for issuance of a city permit for oil and gas development to the Jan. 6 city council meeting. Staff recommended...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2014

City Council amends code to address use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers

Brighton City Council voted 8-1 at tonight’s City Council meeting to amend Brighton’s municipal code to include electronic cigarettes and vaporizers into the existing smoking prohibited regulations. Currently, Article 8-44 prohibits smoking in any buildin...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Brighton announces selections for its “Holiday Sizzle” Art Exhibit slated to begin Oct. 13

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art Program announces the selections for the “Holiday Sizzle” exhibit at Brighton City Hall, located at 500 S. 4th Ave. This four-month show begins Monday, Oct. 13 and will display 284 pieces of exquisite artwork from 60 se...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2014

Brighton announces selections for its “Tantalizing Summer Perspectives” art exhibit

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art Program announces the selections for the Tantalizing Summer Perspectives art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, located at 500 S. 4th Ave. This show includes 232 pieces of exquisite artwork from 60 selected local and region...Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2014

Keeping Your Pet Safe In Warm Weather

As temperatures rise and the thermometer consistently reaches into the 80's and 90's , Brighton Animal Control officers would like pet owners to remember to keep pets safe in the car, particularly if it involves leaving your pet in a parked vehicle for

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

City of BrightonAnnounces Intent to Compete in $5 Million Georgetown University Energy Prize

Today, the City of Brighton took an important step toward improving its energy standing by signaling its intent to compete for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition that aims to dramatically improve America’s energy standing by ch...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2014

Brighton recognized Tree City USA; Arbor Day events planned

The City of Brighton is pleased to announce it has been named a 2013 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Brighton also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environme...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2014

One Man Dies in Fatal Traffic Accident

4/3/14 - Today at about 11:53 a.m. Brighton Police responded to the ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2014

The Eye for Art Program dedicates public artwork to the City of Brighton

The Brighton’s Eye for Art (EFA) Program dedicated five beautiful wall art pieces to the City at the March 18 City Council meeting. The program, which began in 2011, has been providing four-month long art exhibits at the Brighton City Hall Building. Art ...Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Utilities Director announces retirement

Brighton City Manager Manuel Esquibel announced today the retirement of Jim Landeck, Brighton’s Utilities Director effective Monday, March 3. Landeck started working for the City of Brighton in June 2006 as Assistant Public Works Director. He was promoted...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2014

City Council adopts four-month temporary suspension on oil and gas drilling

The Brighton City Council tonight adopted an emergency ordinance placing a four-month temporary suspension on applications related to oil and gas drilling. The ordinance allows for a temporary suspension until July 15, 2014 of the acceptance, processing ...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Brighton Youth Commission to host 3rd Annual S.P.E.A.K. Week

The Brighton Youth Commission will be hosting the third annual S.P.E.A.K. Week in April. S.P.E.A.K. (Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge) Week is designed to promote awareness in the community and among their peers about the warning sig...Read on...

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Posted on: February 11, 2014

Brighton Connection newsletter - March/April 2014 now available

The Brighton Connection newsletter is now available for online viewing.

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Posted on: February 7, 2014

City of Brighton launches three new ways for residents to stay connected

The City of Brighton is pleased to announce the launch of three new tools to help the community stay connected. Residents and businesses can now follow the City on social media sites Instagram and Pinterest, as well as sign up for the city’s new weekly e-...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Brighton seeks volunteer victim advocates

The Brighton Police Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer victim advocates. Volunteer advocates provide on-scene contact with victims and witnesses of violent crime, sudden death, and other emergency situations. They provide immedia...Read on...


Forestry

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

2014 Tree companies licensed insured and certified to perform work in Brighton

2014 TREE COMPANIES LICENSED INSURED AND CERTIFIED TO PERFORM WORK IN BRIGHTON

Four categories are available depending on the type of service tree companies provide.

1. Spray Only: Tree companies can spray trees only. No pruning, cutting, or ...Read on...


Police Press Releases

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Posted on: January 29, 2014

Brighton identify man killed in disturbance

Brighton Police Department has released the identity of the man who died after a disturbance in the 3500 block of Hottman St. during the early-morning hours of Saturday, January 25, 2014.

Police were called to the residence at about 1:50 a.m., after a ...Read on...