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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Eagle View Adult Center offering class showcase

The Eagle View Adult Center offers more than 35 different classes for adults 55 years of age and older.

To give its visitors the opportunity to learn more about the classes being offering this fall, Eagle View will host a “Back to School&rdqu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Elmwood staff seeking Cemetery Walk volunteers

The Elmwood Cemetery staff is still looking for volunteers to dress up and act for the community in its annualCemetery Walk from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

Each year, the event gives residents a peek into the lives of Brighton’s various city ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Name the Mural contest

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The City of Brighton Office of Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Main Street Creatives artists who created the original painting, announce the “Name the Mural” contest. Please send your suggestions to dgallegos@brightonco.gov b...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Back to school carnival coming to Brighton Pavilions

The carnival is coming back to town! The Gary Moore Amusements Carnival will run from 5-10 p.m. Aug. 23-24, 5-11 p.m. Aug. 25, and 2-11 p.m. Aug. 26-27, at the Brighton Pavilions parking lot, 250 Pavilions Place.

Wristbands will be $20 per day.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Police seek victim of hit and run crash

Brighton police are trying to locate the owner of a car which was struck in a hit-and-run crash in the parking lot of Target, 2171 Prairie Center Drive, at about 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 12th.

Witnesses say a red vehicle hurriedly leaving the parking ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Peerless Tires and U-Pump-It demolition scheduled

The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority has scheduled demolition of the former Peerless Tires and U-Pump-It located at 811 and 825 S. Main St, Brighton, CO. Active demolition activities are scheduled to occur beginning the week of Aug. 21.

Preparations for de...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Plan for “What’s next” by exploring Post-Secondary Options at Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host a Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St.

The Kickoff will allow high school juniors and seniors and their families to &...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Office of Emergency Management hosting free community CERT training

The City of Brighton Office of Emergency Management will host its annual Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class beginning in September in correlation with emergency preparedness month.

This is approximately 32 hours of hands-on training for individ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

City of Brighton senior plant mechanic receives award

Mark Danforth, Hudson resident and the City of Brighton Senior Plant Mechanic at the Brighton Reverse Osmosis and Green Sand Filtration Water Treatment Plant, has been named the 2016-2017 Outstanding Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Worker by the Rocky M...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2017

Motorcyclist killed in traffic crash

On Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at about 2:53 p.m., Brighton Officers were notified of a traffic crash involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Chevrolet Suburban. Both vehicles were southbound on US Hwy 85 at 124th Avenue. The motorcycle was stopped for a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Brighton Culture Arts Commission seeks nominations

The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission has announced a call for nominations for its second annual Excellence in Arts Awards. Brighton has a vibrant and growing cultural arts community, and the Commission would like to celebrate individuals and groups withi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

EcoEvent: E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding

The City of Brighton will host an EcoEvent from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave. Residents are advised to enter from the south side off Jessup Street.

The event is a great opportunity to recycle computers,laptops, print...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Brighton Recreation Center hiring part-time positions

The Brighton Recreation Center is looking to hire part-time positions for its youth program located at 555 N 11th Ave, Brighton, CO 80601. Selected candidates will receive a free recreation center pass once hired.

Open positions include the following:

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Brighton Animal Shelter entrance blocked

The Utilities Department is conducting a project that blocks the Brighton Animal Shelter entrance, located at 325 North Kuner Road, Brighton, CO 80601. The entrance will be blocked from Friday, Aug. 11 through Saturday, Sept. 30.

During the construction, r...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Oasis Family Aquatic Park restricted hours begin Aug. 14

The Oasis Family Aquatic Park will begin restricted hours of operation Monday, Aug. 14. During restricted hours, the Oasis will only be open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The last day of operation will be Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4. Fo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Brighton man dies during crash

A Brighton resident died during a crash which occurred on Bromley Lane at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, August 9.

56-year-old Mark Marshal was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. According to witnesses, the vehicle Marshal was driving, a silver 2009 Ch...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Election process begins for city seats

Are you interested in serving your community? Brighton City Council nomination packets are now available from the City Clerk’s office on the fourth floor of City Hall, 500 S. Fourth Ave.

The packet includes a ward map and information on financial...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Emergency preparedness training for persons with disabilities Aug. 26

The University of Colorado Denver/Assistive Technology Partners in collaborations with the Brighton Office of Emergency Management is offering the first ever emergency preparedness training for persons with disabilities, their family members and caregiver...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Trash Bash coming up in September

The City of Brighton will offer its 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. Sept. 15 and 16. All items must be brought to the Brighton...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Household Chemical Roundup returns Sept. 16

Brighton residents can dispose of any unused or leftover chemical products in their home Saturday, Sept. 16, at the 2017 Chemical Roundup. The event will run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Thornton IMC Facility, 12450 Washington St., Thornton.

Last year, 4,271 ho...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Touch-A-Truck Sept. 23

Join the City of Brighton for its first Touch-A-Truck event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Brighton City Hall, 500 South Fourth Avenue.

Touch-A-Truck will be a fun day where kids of all ages get a chance to get behind the wheel, climb, and expl...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Citizen receives Distinguished Service Award

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On Aug. 9, local business owner Doug Cooper was presented with a Citizen Distinguished Service Award by Chief Paul Southard and Victim Advocate Alexis Gutierrez. In a short ceremony in the police department lobby, Doug, owner of Eagle View Contracting, wa...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Police prepare for back-to-school traffic

As Brighton schools gear-up for students to return beginning Aug. 16, Brighton police will be renewing their annual education and enforcement efforts to help ease drivers and residents back into the habits of increased safety and awareness the school-year...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Call for artists for Brighton’s inaugural Sculpture Walk

The City of Brighton announces a call for artists for its inaugural Eye forArt-on-Loan Outdoor Sculpture Walk. Artist submittals are being accepted through Sept. 4. This Art-on-Loan program provides sculpture artists an inaugural 18-month display within t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Downtown Brighton Historic District open house Aug. 9

The City of Brighton’s Historic Preservation Office will host a downtown Brighton Historic District open house from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street.

The open house will be the first in a series of i...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Brighton Economic Development Corporation announces Brighton Business Innovation Pitch Competition

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) announces they will once again host the Brighton Business Innovation Pitch Competition in October 2017. The competition is open to Brighton residents, entrepreneurs, small businesses and startup...

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

Carol Anne Jellico featured in Spring into Summer exhibit

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Brighton spotlights mixed media artist Carol Anne Jellico and her exquisite artwork now on display at Brighton City Hall. Jellico’s artwork is part of the Eye for Art program’s “Spring into Summer” exhibit scheduled...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Brighton Recreation Center offering preschool classes

The Brighton Recreation Center is accepting registrations for its preschool class for 2 to 3-year-old children. Class will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays Aug. 8 through Sept. 7 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Children will learn through exploration of va...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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 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