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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Victim Services Division bringing awareness to three causes in April

The Brighton and Commerce Police Departments’ Victim Services Division is bringing awareness to three causes in the month of April.

National Crime Victim Rights Week (NCVRW), April 2-8

Strength. Resilience. Justice.

 

Since 1981, National Crime Vic...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Funshine Day Camp registration begins April 6

The Brighton Recreation Center will open registration for its Funshine Day Camp at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 6.

Brighton Funshine Day Camp is a state-licensed eight-week program offered to children ages six years to 12 years of age June 5 through July 28...

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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 and...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Local artist selected in logo design competition

The City of Brighton and the 2017 Art in the Park Festival administrative team announced the selection of Amanda M. Ortiz as the winner of the logo design competition. The Ortiz design was selected from several local and Denver metro and front range chall...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Driver charged in multi-car crash

Brighton police have arrested the driver in a serious multi-car crash that occurred at the intersection of Hwy 85 & 124th Ave. on the afternoon of Thursday, March 2nd 2017. A 25-year-old Northglenn woman was seriously injured in the crash. 40-year-old...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Student charged in threats

Brighton police have charged an 18-year-old Prairie View HS student as a result of threats and pictures he is alleged to have posted on social media sites.  

The investigation began when police were contacted by school officials after a student showed...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Help for Homes seeking volunteers

The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are seeking volunteers to help with the 11th Annual Help for Homes program Saturday, May 6.  Help for Homes brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up homes needing minor exte...

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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 irrigation practic...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Spring into Garden In A Box

The City of Brighton Utilities Department has partnered with the Center for ReSource Conservation’s Garden In A Box program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of water-wise garden kits wh...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Free Water-Wise Landscape Seminar April 4

The City of Brighton Utilities Department has partnered with the Center for ReSource Conservation to host a Water-Wise Landscape Seminar. Through this partnership, Brighton residents will have the opportunity to attend a free Water-Wise Landscape Seminar,...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Director of Streets and Fleet appointed

Brighton Acting City Manager Clint Blackhurst recently announced the appointment of Kimberly Dall to Director of Streets and Fleet. In her new role, she will direct activities and staff of the department to achieve the goals and directives of Brighton Cit...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Plaque to honor Brighton legend

Brighton legend Dumond “Duke” White will be memorialized March 25 with the unveiling of a plaque at Duke White Field. The Brighton High School baseball field was named in his honor in 1968 – one of many accomplishments noted ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Growing Grads program offering paid internships

The Office of Youth Services Growing Grads program is offering paid summer internship opportunities.

The Growing Grads internship program will give participants ages 14-21 the opportunity to increase future employability skills, obtain valuable work experi...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton robberies

An arrest has been made in the recent string of convenience store burglaries in Brighton.  Brighton resident, Benjamin Jose Martinez, 33, was arrested on Saturday, March 4th after allegedly robbing a convenience store in Longmont. Martinez fled f...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Infant taken in truck theft found safe

Police have located a three-month-old infant who was taken along with a stolen pickup truck from a Brighton business just after 3:30 this afternoon.

The child was found safe by Denver PD officers at around 4:30 p.m., still in his car seat, in an alley in D...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Brighton Employee Charities scholarship deadline extended

The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) is accepting applications for its college scholarship program. The BEC will award two $500 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, March 31.

ELIGIBI...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Eggstravaganza April 8

The Brighton Recreation Center’s Eggstravaganza event will be noon Saturday, April 8, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.

This free event will feature a visit from the bunny at noon followed by an egg hunt at 12:15 p.m. for children t...

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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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Posted on: March 1, 2017

District Plan Commission inaugural meeting March 8

The City members of the District Plan Commission will be appointed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the City Council Meeting at Brighton City Hall, 500 South 4th Avenue. Their first meeting as a commission will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in the City ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Charges pending in multi-car crash

Brighton detectives are continuing their investigation into a serious multi-car crash that hospitalized a 25 year-old Northglenn woman Thursday afternoon.

According to witness statements, prior to the 2 p.m. crash, a grey 2004 Ford Mustang had been maneuve...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Fatal crash under investigation

Brighton officers are wrapping-up their investigation of a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-76 near Bridge Street early Monday morning.

Officers were dispatched to an injury crash on I-76 near Bridge St. at about 12:42 M...

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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 sweatsh...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

City of Brighton hosting second annual Art in the Park festival

The City of Brighton will host its second annual Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street.

This one-day festival will give attendees the opportunity to visit the artist market, meet and ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Adopt-a-Park and Adopt-a-Trail program seeking nature loving parents

Make a difference in your community by deciding to participate in the Adopt-a-Park and Adopt-a-Trail program. The Parks and Open Space Department adoption programs are a fun way to get yourself or your group involved in your local community.

These flexible...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Scoop your dog’s poop!

Did you know dog waste management is a major contributor to ensuring the city’s parks stay clean and green? Dog waste contains fecal coliform bacteria, which can spread diseases like Giardia, Salmonella, and Campylobacter, causing serious illnes...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Brighton Urban Renewal Authority seeks developers

The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) announces a call for developers and proposals for the approximately four-acre property located at the northeast portion of Bromley and Highway 85. BURA is seeking proposals that incorporate retail into a mixed u...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Brighton officers investigating shooting

Brighton police are investigating a burglary in which a man was shot and a woman hospitalized for unspecified injuries. At about 3:25 a.m. Monday morning, police were dispatched to 260 S. Aspen Drive, in Brighton, on a report of a burglary and an individu...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Police investigating report of kidnapping

Detectives in Brighton are investigating an incident in which a Brighton woman was reportedly taken from her home at gunpoint Sunday evening.

Police received an emergency dispatch to the 200 block of Denver St. at about 7:40 p.m. Sunday evening; when offic...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Brighton detectives arrest suspected child predator

Brighton detectives have arrested 32-year-old Benjamin Allen Holtry, of Fort Lupton, on a charge of Patronizing a Child Prostitute.

The charge against Holtry stemmed from an advertisement he had posted on Craigslist, which was brought to the attention of p...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Brighton Housing Authority’s Career and College Launch Program Now Offering College Mentor Sessions

Brighton, Colorado – The Brighton Housing Authority, through their Career and College Launch program, is excited to offer College Mentor Sessions to local students. Through this new service, a college adviser will be available to work with stude...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Brighton Image Summit hosting world-renowned speakers

The City of Brighton Youth Services Division is hosting its annual Image Summit March 2 and 3 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street, Brighton, CO.  This two-day youth conference for Colorado students seeks to empower youth, buil...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Brighton Urban Renewal Authority seeking community input on Downtown parklet

Help select the design for Brighton’s downtown parklet and join the conversation at the Brighton Downtown Community Input event from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Creative U, 43 N. Main Street.

A parklet is a sidewalk extension that provides ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Brighton Japanese American Association donates to Adult Center

The Brighton Japanese American Association (BJAA) recently donated $1,000 to the Eagle View Adult Center. BJAA has been contributing money to Eagle View’s programs for more than 20 years.

Every year, BJAA donates to local non-profit groups with the p...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Mayor McLean delivers final State of the City address

City of Brighton Mayor Dick McLean delivered the 2017 State of the City address this morning at the Armory Performing Arts Center.

While delivering his speech, Mayor McLean reflected on his seven years serving as mayor of Brighton and spoke confidently of ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

City of Brighton tree program

The City of Brighton’s tree-planting program has seven species of trees available for purchase. The tree program is intended to encourage tree planting, species diversity and water conservation within the city.

The species of trees available are sele...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

29th Annual Spaghetti Luncheon

The Eagle View Adult Center will host its 29th Annual Spaghetti Luncheon from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Eagle View, located at 1150 Prairie Center Parkway.

Bring your friends and family to this community event to enjoy spaghetti, salad, bread ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Parks and Recreation Department hosting job fair

The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its third annual Summer Job Fair from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Brighton Recreation Center.

The department will be looking for summer camp staff, swim instructors, lifeguards, concession...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Artists honored at Brighton Eye for Art exhibit

The Brighton Best of Times artist reception held on Feb. 3 introduced 73 local and regional artists to the public.  The exhibit sparkles with 220 pieces of fabulous artwork in this winter into spring display.     

The “Best of Tim...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

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 fi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Armed Robberies Under Investigation

Brighton Police are currently investigating two armed robberies that occurred Monday morning.

At about 5:00 a.m. a white male entered the Kum & Go Convenience Store at 70 W. Bridge St.  The male contacted the clerk and armed with a handgun dem...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Flix and Kicks lineup announced

The City of Brighton will host its second year of “Flix and Kicks” concerts and movies in the park series this summer. New this year, the series will alternate park locations for its movies to bring the fun to all of Brighton&rsquo...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Help Eagle View celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

Join the Eagle View Adult Center’s week-long celebration of doing kind acts for others. The center is encouraging residents to show kindness by delivering items between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 to Friday, Feb. 10. All items must ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Selections for “Best of Times” art exhibit announced

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program announces its selections for the “Best of Times” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave. The show opened Monday and includes more than 220 beautiful pieces of winter into spring ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Brighton Urban Renewal Authority interim leadership appointed

Brighton City Manager Manuel Esquibel announced the appointment of Ryan Johnson to interim executive director of the Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) at Wednesday’s meeting. Esquibel previously served as the executive director but will be...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Arrest made in Brighton stabbing

At about 12:16 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, Brighton Police Officers responded to a stabbing in the 1000 block of North Pond Drive. Officers located a 56-year-old Brighton male with stab wounds to the neck. The male was alert and able to speak to the offic...

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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

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 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 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: 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: 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: 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...