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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Brighton Police Department seeking information about two-car accident

The Brighton Police Department is seeking information from anyone who may have observed a two-car accident that occurred at 12:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 near Southbound Highway 85, between 136th Ave and 144th Ave.

Police were dispatched to a two-car rol...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Police investigating two-car crash

Brighton Police are investigating a two-car crash which injured 5 people on southbound
Highway 85 between 144th and 136th Avenues.

Police were dispatched to a two-car roll-over crash at approximately 12:04 p.m. on Monday, October 27, 2014; when off...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Keep your family safe this Halloween

Halloween is full of fun — dressing up in costume, pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, ghost stories and endless amounts of candy. Along with the excitement Halloween brings, it can also be an evening fraught with safety hazards.

With Halloween fallin...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2014

Storm sewer cleaning on Bridge Street to be held November 5 and 6

The City of Brighton Stormwater division contracted storm sewer cleaning services with V.S.R. The Vactor truck will be cleaning storm drain inlets from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 6 along Bridge St., from Main Street to 18th A...Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

City Hall to host reception for Eye for Art program artists

The City of Brighton Eye for Art program will host a “meet the artists” reception for the “Holiday Sizzle” art show currently on display at Brighton City Hall. The reception will held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 6 at City Hall, located at 500 S. 4th Ave.
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Posted on: October 21, 2014

City Council adopts 2015 budget

The Brighton City Council adopted the 2015 budget by a 9-0 vote at tonight’s City Council meeting, approving $83,914,884 in all the operating, capital, utility (water, wastewater, and storm drainage) funds and non-major funds.

The 2015 budget, which ...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2014

Calling all history buffs - Brighton Historic Preservation Commission seeks volunteers

The Brighton Historic Preservation Commission (BHPC) has announced its newly developed volunteer program.

The program will begin Thursday, Nov. 6 and held every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. thereafter. Volunteers are not required to commit to the pr...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2014

Get inspired at 25th Annual Craft Fair

The Eagle View Adult Center will hold its 25th Annual Craft Fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at 1150 Prairie Center Pkwy.

Fifty-seven vendors will be present to sell homemade crafts to event attendees. The Annual Craft Fair has been a commu...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: September 16, 2014

Information for residents regarding oil and gas letters

The City is aware that certain residents in the City have received letters from an independent land man working for an oil and gas company regarding entering into an oil and gas lease. The City of Brighton has not approved any permits for drilling within...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

Brighton seeks resident opinion

The City of Brighton is asking residents to participate in The National Citizen Survey™. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the city government is serving residents, to gauge perceptions of the city and to make comparisons with peer citie...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2014

Eagle View Adult Center offers informational Medicare classes

The Eagle View Adult Center announces the following upcoming programs:

Medicare 101 for Seniors
Are you turning 65? Are you already signed up for Medicare but don’t really understand what it all about? This program is an overview of Medicare, what it ...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Public input needed for future planning of parks and recreation facilities and services

The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a series of public meetings to gather input from residents on what they’d like to see for the future of parks and recreation facilities and services. The following meetings will be held:...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2014

Curtis Bauers appointed Utilities Director

City of Brighton City Manager Manuel Esquibel announces the appointment of Curtis Bauers to Director of Utilities. Director Bauers’ first day is today. In this role, Bauers will oversee the Utilities Department which includes the following divisions: reve...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Brighton/Commerce City seeks volunteer victim advocates

The Brighton and Commerce City Police Department Victim Services Unit 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 eme...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Georgetown University Energy Prize selects Brighton to advance to quarterfinals

The city of Brighton was just selected to advance to the quarterfinalist round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a $5 million incentive competition to reduce America’s energy consumption.

The city of Brighton has assembled a team of community...Read on...

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

Live at the Armory 2014 Concert Series announced

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The Armory Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce its Live at the Armory 2014 concert series with its first concert scheduled to kickoff May 9. With a variety of musical performances to suit all tastes, the eclectic concert series includes everyth...Read on...

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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.

Brighton Connection
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...

Posted on: November 21, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer found in Colorado

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in Boulder, CO, in September 2013. As a non-native insect, EAB lacks predators to keep it in check. EAB only attacks ash trees, and is responsible for the death of millions of ash trees in the midwest. Help protect Colora...Read on...

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Police Press Releases

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

Police investigating two-car crash

Brighton Police are investigating a two-car crash which injured 5 people on southbound
Highway 85 between 144th and 136th Avenues.

Police were dispatched to a two-car roll-over crash at approximately 12:04 p.m. on Monday, October 27, 2014; when off...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2014

Police arrest graffiti suspect

Brighton Police have arrested a Brighton man suspected of damaging local property in 32 acts of graffiti since April of this year.

Police have charged 25-year-old Antonio Keith with 32 counts of Application of Graffiti for numerous incidents of propert...Read on...

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...

Posted on: January 25, 2014

Brighton police investigating shooting

Police in Brighton are investigating a shooting which occurred during a family disturbance early this morning.

Officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of Hottman St., in Brighton, at around 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014. At the scene, they...Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2014

Purse theft fugitives arrested on 15 warrants

BRIGHTON – Brighton Police arrested two fugitives at the Best Western, Brighton Inn Wednesday night. An alert employee called the police after the suspect’s pictures were shown by the Longmont Police department in a Crime Stoppers broadcast during the eve...Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2013

Police conduct liquor compliance checks

On Dec. 11, Brighton officers conducted compliance checks to ensure area businesses that sell liquor are actively preventing sales to minors.

Under-age buyers, working under the direct supervision of police officers, attempted to make purchases at each...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2013

Police investigating crash

Police in Brighton are investigating a crash between a train and a car which appears to have been abandoned on the railroad tracks near Cabbage Ave. and Bush St., in Brighton.

The vehicle, a 1999 Toyota Camry, was reported as having been stolen from 13...Read on...


Utilities Department

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Posted on: May 1, 2014

New WaterSmart Program in 2014

WaterSmart Program in 2014!

The City of Brighton's Conservation Program's goal is to promote water conservation by engaging our customers in a variety of formats. Culturefest, EcoFair, other public and school events, and educational semi...Read on...