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    Vendors and sponsorships wanted for Summerfest

    The City of Brighton’s largest community festival, Summerfest, is set to return to Carmichael Park on Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Read on...
  2. oasis passes for sale

    Season passes for Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park available for purchase

    ?After much anticipation, the City of Brighton is excited to announce the Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park will be open for the 2021 season from Saturday, June 5 - Sunday, August 8. Read on...
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    City of Brighton to host online informational seminar on mobile food vendors

    As the City of Brighton works to amend the rules and processes for mobile food vendors, vendors and business owners are encouraged to attend the City’s two upcoming Zoom seminars. Read on...
  4. CoronaVirus

    Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Updates

    Information regarding the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019). Read on...
  5. movie-night-NF

    SPEAK Week to feature Drive-In Movie Night

    As part of SPEAK Week, the Brighton Youth Commission will be hosting a Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, April 30. Read on...
  6. Brighton Recreation Center

    Brighton Recreation Center to change to level blue

    The Brighton Recreation Center will be making several adjustments to align with Adams County moving to Level Blue on the COVID-19 dial. Read on...
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    Brighton Police Department to host online community meeting

    The public is invited to attend the Brighton Police Department’s Community Meeting on Wednesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. on Zoom. Read on...
  8. earth and arbor day 2021

    Join the City of Brighton's 2021 Earth Day & Arbor Day Events

    In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, the City of Brighton will be hosting a series of events starting on April 20 to promote environmental protection and sustainability and the planting and preservation of trees. Read on...
  9. Saplings and Seeds Giveaway

    City of Brighton to give away free saplings and seeds on Earth Day

    To celebrate Earth Day and the upcoming Arbor Day, the City of Brighton will be giving away free saplings and planting seeds to Brighton residents on Thursday, April 22 outside City Hall (500 S. 4th Avenue). Read on...
  10. speak qpr

    SPEAK Week to offer QPR training

    In partnership with The Pennock Center for Counseling, the Brighton Youth Commission will be offering two virtual QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) courses for the community on Monday, April 26. Read on...
  11. landscaping classes

    City of Brighton to offer “Introduction to Basic Landscaping” classes

    Learn from the experts how to increase the chances for success when landscaping in Brighton through the City’s virtual Introduction to Basic Landscaping Classes at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 26 and Monday, May 3. Read on...
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  13. SPEAK_Walk

    SPEAK Week to kick off April 26

    The Brighton Youth Commission will be hosting a series of events for SPEAK (Suicide, Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge) Week April 26 - May 1. Read on...
  14. tree city usa

    City of Brighton recognized as a 2020 Tree City USA

    The City of Brighton has earned a 2020 Tree City USA designation for the 35th year from the Arbor Day Foundation. Read on...
  15. Alert

    City of Brighton recovers potential fraud of $348,000

    Over the past 24 hours, City of Brighton staff worked diligently to recover potential fraud totaling $348,000. Read on...
  16. trash bash news flash

    Trash Bash coming this spring and fall

    The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash for Brighton residents in need of large item disposal. Read on...
  17. byc scholarship winners

    Two Brighton Youth Commissioners selected for 2021 Daniels Fund Scholarship

    Brighton Youth Commissioners Ashley Settergren and Tessa Davis have been selected for the 2021 Daniels Fund Scholarship Program, a four-year college scholarship of up to $25,000 per year. Read on...
  18. rec center pool

    Brighton Recreation Center to change swim reservation system

    In order to meet the high demand for lap swim lanes, the Brighton Recreation Center will be changing its lane reservation system starting on Monday, April 5. Read on...
  19. Full-Moon-Bike-Ride-NF

    Bike Brighton releases 2021 Full Moon Bike Ride schedule

    Gear up for Bike Brighton’s 2021 Full Moon Bike Rides! Read on...
  20. HelpForHomes

    Help for Homes community project accepting applications

    The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are accepting applications for the 15th Annual Help for Homes community project. Read on...
  21. snow-update-NF

    Snowstorm cleanup could take several days

    After this weekend’s snowstorm brought record snow accumulation to Brighton, the City’s streets crews continue to diligently plow snow to clear the roads. Read on...
  22. Spotlight_2021NEW

    Growing Grads to launch new Young Entrepreneur Program

    Brighton Youth Services’ Growing Grads Program is set to launch its new Young Entrepreneur Program in June. Read on...
  23. Rec-Pass-Extension-NF

    Brighton Recreation Center extends Annual Pass Sale

    Due to the weekend snowstorm and related facility closures, the Brighton Recreation Center is offering an extension of its Annual Pass Sale through Friday, March 26. Read on...
  24. Reminder-NF

    Brighton residents urged to use caution with snow-damaged trees

    The City of Brighton would like to remind residents to use caution when dealing with trees after this weekend’s snowstorm. Read on...
  25. Police lights

    Police Make Arrest in Aggravated Assault Investigation

    Brighton Police detectives are investigating a dispute between two men that led to one man firing a handgun. Read on...
  26. Summer-Sports-Registration-Launch-GFX-NF

    Brighton Recreation Center launches summer sport offerings on March 15

    Don’t miss out on a sport-filled summer! The Brighton Recreation Center will launch registration for all summer adult and youth sport offerings starting on Monday, March 15. Read on...
  27. CollegeFair_2021-NF

    Growing Grads 2021 Virtual College and Career Fair set for April

    The City of Brighton’s Growing Grads program will be hosting its second Virtual College and Career Fair on Wednesday, April 21 from 4-8 p.m. Read on...
  28. _Job-Fair-FB-Post-(1)-NF

    Brighton Parks and Recreation job fair coming in March

    ?The Brighton Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a job fair on Monday, March 1 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Recreation Center Gymnasium (555 N. 11th Avenue). Read on...
  29. Giana Rocha

    Brighton Youth Commissioner appointed to council of National League of Cities

    For the second year in a row, Brighton Youth Commissioner Giana Rocha has been appointed as a youth representative of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Council on Youth, Education and Families. Read on...
  30. ElmwoodFall-NF

    Cemetery staff to begin Spring Cleanup in March

    Starting on March 1, City of Brighton Cemetery staff will begin their “Spring Cleanup" responsibilities. Read on...
  31. garden-in-a-box-2-nF

    Garden in a Box kits soon for sale

    Get ready to plant a garden for a greener future! The City of Brighton Utilities Department in partnership with Resource Central invites the public to purchase a plant through the Garden In A Box Program. Read on...
  32. arbor-day-poster-contest-NF

    Submissions wanted for annual Arbor Day Fifth Grade Poster Contest

    The City of Brighton is hosting the annual Arbor Day Fifth Grade Poster Contest to give students the chance to show their creativity to raise awareness of trees and their important environmental role. Read on...
  33. CityCoucil_Watts-NF

    Council Member Tim Watts appointed to additional councils for National League of Cities

    Brighton City Council Member Tim Watts has been recently appointed to the Small Cities Council (SCC) and Council on Youth Education and Families (YEF) for the National League of Cities (NLC). Read on...
  34. MINI GOAT 2

    City Council approves goat keeping pilot program

    ?In a 9-0 vote, City Council approved at the Feb. 2 Council meeting a new pilot program to permit miniature goats on residential properties. Read on...
  35. COB_Notice

    Street closures for Brighton North Outfall Project

    On Monday, Feb. 1, construction on the Brighton North Outfall Project will begin. Read on...
  36. twth in memory NF

    Vietnam Veterans who died after returning home eligible to be honored at The Wall That Heals

    Gearing up for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Wall to stop in Brighton Sept. 2 - 5, community members across the state are encouraged to submit names and photos of veterans who have passed away since their return home for the “In Memory” display. Read on...
  37. YHOP-bench-NF

    City of Brighton bus shelters and benches feature You Have Options Program campaign

    In its continued effort to promote its You Have Options Program (YHOP) to encourage reporting of sexual assault, the Brighton Police Department has launched a new campaign featuring the YHOP banner on city bus shelters and benches. Read on...
  38. GFX-ValenSigns-Day-nf

    Sign your love on the City of Brighton’s first ValenSign’s Day event

    Share your message of love at Carmichael Park this Valentine’s Day! Read on...
  39. non-potable-pond-pump-NF

    Non-Potable Pond Pump Station project to kick off on Jan. 25

    On Monday, Jan. 25, construction will begin to replace the existing non-potable pump station that irrigates parks along Southern Street. Read on...
  40. Brighton Recreation Center

    Brighton Recreation Center to return to reservation system for basketball gymnasium

    To further ensure the safety of patrons in light of the ongoing pandemic, the Brighton Recreation Center will return to a reservation system for use of its basketball gymnasium starting Friday, Jan. 15. Read on...
  41. CityCoucil_Watts-NF

    Council Member Tim Watts appointed to serve on National League of Cities committee

    City of Brighton Council Member Tim Watts has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Community & Economic Development (CED) Committee. Read on...
  42. south-platte-wells-NF

    Work to begin on South Platte Wells Transmission Pipeline Project

    Construction for the South Platte Wells Transmission Pipeline Project is set to begin on Monday, Jan. 25. Read on...
  43. sable-and-144thNewsFlash

    Construction Notice - 144th and Sable Traffic Signal Project

    On Jan. 11, 2021 the 144th Avenue and Sable Boulevard Traffic Signal project will commence with the first phase of construction. Read on...
  44. cdphe dial

    Adams County moves back from Level Red to Orange

    Due to a sustained decrease in COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations throughout the state, the CDPHE has moved the all counties currently operating within the Red Level: Severe Risk restrictions back to Level Orange: High Risk effective Jan. 4. Read on...
  45. rec center pass sale

    Brighton Recreation Center offers Annual Pass Sale

    Get fit and save money in the new year with the Brighton Recreation Center’s annual membership pass sale for 2021. Read on...
  46. Police lights

    Police investigating shooting

    Brighton police are investigating a disturbance in which three people appear to have been shot in a Brighton apartment. Read on...
  47. sports-spotlight-january-nf

    Brighton Recreation Center announces early 2021 sports programs

    The Brighton Recreation Center is gearing up for 2021 with new and returning annual sports programs. Read on...
  48. Police lights

    Armed carjacking

    On Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at approximately 9:45 a.m., a Brighton resident was robbed at gunpoint. Read on...
  49. xmas-tree-recycling

    Go green and recycle your Christmas tree

    The City of Brighton will offer Christmas tree recycling from Dec. 26 - Jan. 15. Read on...
  50. Eye for Art Flip Book

    Eye for Art 2020 introduces “Through It All” electronic flip book

    The City of Brighton Eye for Art program is excited to introduce the new 2020 Eye for Art “Through It All” electronic flip book that showcases the wonderful art and jewelry on display at Brighton City Hall. Read on...
  51. ACMCYA_2020-nf

    Call for nominations for the 2021 Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards

    The mayors and commissioners of Adams County are asking for 2021 nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards (ACMCYA). Read on...
  52. fol-change-of-plans-nf

    Change of plans for Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Parade

    Due to lack of participation, the City of Brighton has decided to change its plans for the Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Parade and will instead host Santa Claus for a drive through Brighton’s neighborhoods. Read on...
  53. medical-center-drive-photo-nf

    Medical Center Drive to be closed for construction

    Medical Center Drive will be closed a couple of weeks for mill and overlay work. Read on...
  54. wall that heals 2

    City of Brighton to feature The Wall That Heals in September 2021

    Spreading the healing legacy and the impact of the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Wall, The Wall That Heals, and Mobile Education Center will be coming to Brighton Sept. 2 - 5, 2021. Read on...
  55. covid-assitance-cover-nf

    City of Brighton launches third round of business rent and mortgage grant

    The City of Brighton in conjunction with the Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has reopened applications for their grant program to assist small businesses and nonprofits with paying their rent or mortgage. Read on...
  56. budget-nf

    City Council approves $138 million for 2021 budget

    Brighton City Council adopted the 2021 budget by an 8-0 vote at the Dec. 1 City Council meeting. The vote approved $138,197,981 across all 15 of the city’s operating, capital and utility funds. Read on...
  57. covid site dec 19 nf

    City of Brighton COVID-19 rapid testing site extended through Dec. 19

    Due to high demand for testing, the City of Brighton is extending its mobile COVID-19 rapid testing site for a second time through Saturday, Dec. 19. Read on...
  58. virtual court nf

    Brighton Municipal Court going virtual in December

    The Brighton Municipal Court will be holding most court sessions virtually via Zoom effective Tuesday, Dec. 8. Read on...
  59. Festival of Lights nf

    Reserve your spot for the City’s Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Parade

    ?As the City of Brighton prepares to host its 25th Annual Festival of Lights Parade as a drive-thru, new details are available for spectators who plan to enjoy the dazzling display of lights. Read on...
  60. brighton east farms nf

    Reduction of mill levy for metro districts in Brighton East Farms

    Effective January 2021, the mill levy for the Brighton East Farms and Homestead Metropolitan District has been significantly reduced. Read on...
  61. 2021-tree-program-nf

    Trees for 2021 Tree Program available for order

    The City of Brighton’s Tree Program is returning in 2021 with seven species of trees available for purchase. Read on...
  62. sbdc-photo-nf

    BEDC, North Metro SBDC and Brighton Chamber to offer digital marketing strategy classes

    The Brighton Economic Development Corporation has partnered with the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau and the North Metro Denver Small Business Development Center to offer classes to address the needs of local businesses. Read on...
  63. manhole-map-nf

    City of Brighton begins work on Manhole Rehabilitation Project

    The City of Brighton Utilities Department has kicked off work on its 2020 Manhole Rehabilitation project. Read on...
  64. shop small

    11th annual Shop Small Saturday coming soon

    The Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau has been chosen as a Shop Small “Neighborhood Champion” through the American Express Shop Small campaign. Read on...
  65. covid extended dec 5 grx nf

    City of Brighton COVID-19 rapid testing site extended through Dec. 5

    Due to demand for testing, the City of Brighton is extending its mobile COVID-19 rapid testing site at Riverdale Regional Park (9755 Henderson Road) through Saturday, Dec. 5. Read on...
  66. COVID_Assistance

    City of Brighton announces second round of Brighton Household Rent and Mortgage Assistance Grant

    The City of Brighton encourages residents to apply for its second round of the Brighton Household Rent and Mortgage Assistance Grant. Read on...
  67. Business-Rent-Mortgage-Grant-Re-Launch-Nov-2020-gfx

    City of Brighton reopens rent and mortgage grant for eligible businesses and nonprofits

    The City of Brighton in conjunction with the Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has reopened applications for their grant program to assist eligible small businesses and nonprofits with rent or mortgage assistance. Read on...
  68. hsv-farm-preservation-nf

    79 acres of significant farmland and water preserved in Historic Splendid Valley

    The City of Brighton and Adams County, with the expertise of The Conservation Fund, have successfully preserved 79 acres of prime farmland in Historic Splendid Valley. Read on...
  69. Festival-of-Lights-nf

    City of Brighton to turn Festival of Lights Parade into drive-thru display

    The City of Brighton invites the community to show us its brightest nighttime displays at the 2020 Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Parade in East Brighton from 5- 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12. Read on...
  70. wreaths-across-america-nf

    City of Brighton seeks wreath sponsorships for Wreaths Across America

    The City of Brighton is again joining Wreaths Across America on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 to lay remembrance wreaths on the graves of our local fallen heroes at Elmwood Cemetery. Read on...
  71. public health order nf

    Tri-County Health Department issues curfew in new public health order

    In response to a surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Adams County, the Tri-County Health Department has issued a new public health order effective Saturday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. Read on...
  72. virtual college fair

    Growing Grads College and Career Fair going virtual

    Individuals seeking to pursue postsecondary education are invited to attend the first City of Brighton, Office of Youth Services’ Growing Grads College and Career Virtual Fair on Monday, Nov. 30 from 5 - 8 p.m. Read on...
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  74. FAFSA Nights

    Growing Grads FAFSA Nights coming November through January

    ?The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services’ Growing Grads program is hosting a series of FAFSA Nights to provide students seeking postsecondary education assistance to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Read on...
  75. new covid test site - riverdale regional park

    Brighton mobile rapid COVID-19 testing site changed to Riverdale Regional Park

    To meet the demand of growing turnouts for testing, the City of Brighton has changed its mobile COVID-19 rapid testing site to Riverdale Regional Park located at 9755 Henderson Road, effective Tuesday, Nov. 2. Read on...
  76. Police lights

    Police seek assistance in organized crime ring

    In October of 2017, Brighton Police Detective Arehart began investigating a check fraud that occurred at a bank in Brighton. Read on...
  77. Pledge

    Tri-County Health Department issues public health order to mitigate rise in COVID-19 cases

    The City of Brighton, Adams County and the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) are working together to mitigate the rise in COVID-19 cases. Read on...
  78. Virtual Turkey Trot 2020

    2020 Turkey Trot 5K goes virtual

    The annual Turkey Trot is back this fall as a virtual 5K set for Nov. 21-28. Read on...
  79. Police lights

    Police make arrest in animal cruelty case

    On October 9, 2020, Brighton Police arrested 31-year-old Brighton man, Ramiro Ramirez, on charges of Aggravated Animal Cruelty and Tampering with Evidence. Read on...
  80. Medical-Center-Drive-Improvement-ProjectNewsFlash

    Contract awarded for Medical Center Drive Improvement Project

    On Tuesday, Oct. 6, City Council voted to approve a resolution to award a $584,660 contract to Asphalt Specialties Company, Inc. for the Medical Center Drive Improvement Project. Read on...
  81. sable-and-144thNewsFlash

    Contract awarded for 144th and Sable Traffic Signal Project

    On Tuesday, Oct. 6, City Council voted to approve a resolution to award a $390,008 contract to W.L. Contractors for the 144th and Sable Traffic Signal Construction Project. Read on...
  82. sales-tax-entensionNewsFlash

    City Council supports extension of countywide sales tax for open space, bridge and road improvements

    Brighton residents will be voting on two countywide sales tax extensions at the Nov. 3 General Election. Read on...
  83. inspectionsNewsFlash

    City Council approves adoption of new building codes

    On Oct. 6, City Council approved the adoption of several new building codes. Read on...
  84. coyote-news-flash

    Help protect your pet from coyote encounters

    In light of a recent incident in which a dog was attacked by a coyote in the Crown Homes Subdivision, the City's Community Services Division would like to remind the public the importance of protecting your pets. Read on...
  85. tree-planting-2020-3-NF

    Volunteers needed for Oct. 16 Tree Planting Project

    The City of Brighton and its partners from the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado are gearing up for their second tree planting project of the year on Friday, Oct. 16 and are seeking volunteers from the community to help plant trees. Read on...
  86. city hall news flash

    Brighton City Council votes to censure Council Member Kris Jordinelli

    In a Special City Council meeting on Sept. 22, Brighton City Council voted 6-1 to approve a resolution to censure the conduct, condition and actions of Council Member Kris Jordinelli for his conduct at the Sept. 15 City Council meeting. Read on...
  87. COVID-WARNING

    City of Brighton warns of COVID-19 Assistance Grants email scam

    The City of Brighton has been informed that residents are receiving emails letting them know they have been approved for a COVID-19 Assistance Grant and need to set up a new bank account to receive funds. Read on...
  88. Police lights

    Arrest made in child abuse investigation

    Brighton police detectives have arrested 30-year-old Robert Joseph Slater Sheetz, of Brighton, on a felony charge of Child Abuse causing serious bodily injury. Read on...
  89. covid-test-site-news-flash

    Mobile rapid COVID-19 testing site coming to Brighton

    Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 15, the City of Brighton will offer no cost, drive-up COVID-19 rapid testing to residents who reside within a Brighton zip code and/or employees of a Brighton business who are currently working within the City of Brighton. Read on...
  90. cemetery-walk-news-flash

    Walk Elmwood Cemetery to learn about Brighton's past

    Elmwood Cemetery will host its fifth annual Cemetery Walk on Saturday, Oct. 3. Read on...
  91. kuners-homes-NEWS-FLASH

    Historic Preservation Commission awarded History Colorado Grant for Kuners Row Survey

    The Brighton Historic Preservation (BHPC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $20,475 History Colorado Grant to begin the Kuners Row Historic Resource Survey and has hired Cultural Resource Historians, LLC to perform the work. Read on...
  92. Ken Mitchell Open Space

    Ken Mitchell Open Space officially opens to the public

    After years in the making, Ken Mitchell Open Space in West Brighton has officially opened to the public. Read on...
  93. COVID_Update_Recreational

    Reopening plan for Rec Center, parks, playgrounds and splash pads

    The Brighton Recreation Center, city playgrounds, and city splash pads will reopen to the public, in accordance with new guidelines released on June 4 by the state. Read on...
  94. COVID Update

    Some city buildings to reopen on June 8; Oasis closed for the season

    On June 2, Brighton City Council voted to reopen Brighton City Hall and Historic City Hall, effective June 8. Read on...
  95. Open business

    Guidance on temporary outdoor business expansion

    Based on the Governor’s guidance for restaurants effective May 27, 2020, restaurants will be able to open for in-person dining at 50-percent capacity under specific guidelines. Read on...
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