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Posted on: November 24, 2014

Brighton Police take on No-Shave November for cause

The Brighton Police Department believes nearly everyone has been touched by cancer - that’s why they have decided to form a team and participate in The American Cancer Society’s No-Shave November annual tradition.

No-Shave November and The American Can...Read on...

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Eagle View to offer Conversations about Dementia program

The Eagle View Adult Center will offer a free Conversations about Dementia program at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at 1150 Prairie Center Parkway.

Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Dementia, with a new diagnosis happening every 47 s...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2014

Reward offered in vandalism cases

Brighton police are investigating more than 79 cases of criminal mischief to vehicle windows which occurred over an 18-hour period beginning at about 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The windows appear to have been shot out with a high-powered BB or pellet g...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Brighton seeks resident opinion

The City of Brighton is asking residents to help shape Brighton’s future by participating in its online community survey, The National Citizen Survey™. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how well Brighton is serving residents, to gauge perce...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 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 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 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: 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.

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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: November 20, 2014

Reward offered in vandalism cases

Brighton police are investigating more than 79 cases of criminal mischief to vehicle windows which occurred over an 18-hour period beginning at about 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The windows appear to have been shot out with a high-powered BB or pellet g...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: 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...


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...