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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 17, 2017

City of Brighton Acting City Manager announced

At tonight’s city council meeting, Brighton City Council announced the selection of Clint Blackhurst to serve as acting city manager. Brighton City Manager Manuel Esquibel will retire Jan. 31. Mayor Dick McLean and Mayor Pro Tem Ken Kreutzer wil...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton shooting

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At about 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Brighton Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 300 blk of South 7th Avenue. They located a 32 year old Brighton female with a gunshot wound to the leg. The woman was alert and able to speak to the offi...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Police investigating burglary at gun shop

Brighton police are investigating a burglary to a local gun shop in which an undisclosed number of firearms were reported stolen.  

Officers were dispatched to South Platte Tactical, 29 S. 4th Avenue, at about 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 8, 2017 on a...

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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: January 5, 2017

City Council Approves Agreement Accepting City Manager’s Retirement

At a Special City Council meeting today, Brighton City Council voted to approve an agreement with City Manager Manuel Esquibel accepting his retirement and setting forth the terms of his separation.

“City Council appreciates Manuel’s mo...

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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 15, 2016

Fleet Division awarded Blue Seal of Excellence recognition

The City of Brighton’s Fleet Services Division staff have achieved the strict requirements to meet the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition Program standards established by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

As a Blue Seal...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Supervisor and Employee of the Year named

The City of Brighton Employee Advisory Committee named Streets Supervisor Bob Younger the 2016 Supervisor of the Year and Senior Communications Specialist Kaitlin Gault the 2016 Employee of the Year.

Younger began his career with the City of Brighton in 19...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards seeking nominations

The Mayors and Commissioners of Adams County are asking for nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards.

Each year, this program recognizes young people in grades 6-12, or those who may not be in a school setting but are 20 years...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Arrest made in assault on local woman

Brighton detectives have arrested a Brighton man in connection with an assault that hospitalized a local woman with severe head trauma early Monday morning.

51-year-old Anthony Douglas Dyson, of Brighton, was arrested at about 2 p.m. Wednesday at Platte Va...

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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: December 2, 2016

Folk artist featured in Brighton exhibit

Brighton spotlights local folk artist Kathy Haas and her whimsical seasonal folk art now on display at Brighton City HallHaas’ artwork is part of the Eye for Art program’s Holiday Seasons exhibit slated through Jan. 12, 2017

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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: November 18, 2016

Call for Artists for Brighton’s “Best of Times” art show

The Eye for Art program has announced a call for artists for its Best of Times art show. Artist submittals will be accepted through Dec. 9. This four-month show will span from Jan. 23 to May 12, 2017 at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. Fourth Ave.

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Register for the show here!
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Ulta Beauty brings a one-stop shopping and salon experience to Prairie Center

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) has announced that Ulta Beauty will join a long list of premium retail shops at the Prairie Center in Brighton during the second half of 2017.

Ulta Beauty is a unique specialty retail concep...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Police investigating stabbing at bar

Police in Brighton are investigating a stabbing which occurred outside a Brighton bar early this morning.

Police and EMTs were dispatched to Jerry’s Bar, 130 N. Main St., at about 1:15 a.m. for a stabbing which seems to have stemmed from some type of d...Read on...

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: October 6, 2016

Office of Youth Services hosting college preparation nights

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host Our Community Growing Grads events for students and families preparing for college. The program will offer college information, assistance on filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFS...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Brighton Recreation Center hosting Kids Nite Out

The Brighton Recreation Center is hosting Kids Nite Out for youth ages 7 to 14 from 7-10:30 p.m. every Friday, at the Center’s location, 555 N 11th Ave.

Kids Nite Out is a safe, active and fun environment for youth to spend their Friday nights. The c...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Coming to Brighton in 2017

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) confirms that Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a traditional casual dining restaurant specializing in craft beer, pizza and taproom friendly food, will be making its way to the Brighton, Colorad...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Selections for “Holiday Seasons” art exhibit announced

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Holiday Seasons” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave. The show will open Monday, Sept. 26 with 268 exquisite pieces of Seasonal fall to winter and holiday artw...Read on...