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Posted on: June 3, 2019

In Studio: Conversations with Council

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There’s more to City Council members than meets the gavel. In Studio: Conversations with Council takes you beyond the wards, agendas, and decisions. Our very own Senior Communications Specialist Janelle McPherson sits down with your Brighton City Council ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Victim Services Unit recruiting volunteers

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The Brighton and Commerce City Police Departments are seeking highly motivated individuals to become volunteer victim advocates! 

The Brighton/Commerce City Victim Services Unit provides support and services to victims of crime or traumatic situat...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Brighton's History

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Incorporated in 1887, the city’s history actually dates back to 1881. That is when Daniel Carmichael, a Denver real estate agent, began buying land here and named the town Brighton in honor of his wife’s birthplace, Brighton Beach, New York. At the time, ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Make an impact in your community by running for Brighton City Council

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Are you interested in serving your community? City Council nomination packets will be available on Aug. 6 in the City Clerk’s office, located on the fourth floor of City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.

Council winners are determined by votes in their respe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Annual 4th of July festival returning to Carmichael Park

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Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Brighton on Thursday, July 4 form 4-10 p.m. at Carmichael Park, 650 E. Southern St. This special event will include free activities for children, music, fireworks, and a variety of food vendors.  

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2019

City of Brighton hosts fourth annual Art in the Park festival June 22

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The City of Brighton will host its fourth annual Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street.

This one-day festival will give attendees the opportunity to meet with local, regional, an...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Student charged with making false threats at BHS

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Brighton police have arrested a 17-year-old female for making multiple false reports which caused a lock-down at Brighton High School (BHS) for several hours on April 19 ofthis year. The resulting incident caused several area schools to be placed on lock-...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Brighton Employee Charities recognize scholarship recipients

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The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) has selected four recipients for scholarships this year.  The winners will each receive $500 toward their college expenses. This year’s winners are Carlie Daughtrey, Jicelle Lemus, Amanda Ruybal and P...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2019

"Vivid Perspectives" art exhibit opening in Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has selected its artwork for the Vivid Perspectives art exhibit. All artwork will be on display at City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave beginning Monday, May 13. This spring/summer art exhibit will have over 234 exquisite p...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Historic Splendid Valley: New brand for Brighton/Adams County agricultural area

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Adams County and the City of Brighton have finalized a name and logo for the agricultural area that is the focus of the District Plan; a joint city and county plan to preserve prime agricultural land, encourage local food production, and promote agritouri...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Two departments, two awards, one night

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Members of the Brighton/Commerce City Victim Services Unit and The Brighton/Commerce City Sexual Assault Task Force (SATF)  recently accepted awards at the 17th Judicial District Victim Assistance Law Enforcement (VALE) National Crime Victims&...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Schools locked-down after reports of student with a gun

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Brighton High School was locked-down, and several Brighton schools were put on lock-out status this afternoon, after police received anonymous Safe2Tell reports that a student at Brighton High School had seen another student loading a firearm in a school ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Flix and Kicks summer series lineup announced

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The City of Brighton will host another exciting year of its “Flix and Kicks” concerts and movies in the park series this summer.

The 2019 schedule will include the following concerts and movies:

  • Thursday, June 6: Concert at Carmichael Park featuring Steve M...
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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

City of Brighton receives financial reporting award

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The City of Brighton 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 financial report (CAFR) for the f...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Full Moon Bike Rides returning in 2019

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Bike Brighton, a subcommittee of the City of Brighton will be bringing back its Full Moon Bike Rides for the 2019 year. Six rides will be offered from April to September and are designed to be family-friendly rides.  All rides start at 6:30 p.m. ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Historic Splendid Valley: New brand for Brighton/Adams County agricultural area

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Adams County and the City of Brighton have finalized a name and logo for the agricultural area that is the focus of the District Plan; a joint city and county plan to preserve prime agricultural land, encourage local food production, and promote agritouri...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 22, 2019

What’s under construction at Prairie Center?

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Village 1 at Prairie Center is underway, with 370 Single Family homes to be constructed.

Avilla at Prairie Center is under construction. Avilla is a rental community with 136 single-story units.  Also approved for construction are Panda Express Re...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 22, 2018

New ordinance passed: Outdoor vending regulations

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The City of Brighton City Council recently passed new regulations for vendors who operate within city limits. After seeing increased inquiries from both businesses and citizens about doing more outdoor businesses, city staff decided it was time to review ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Oasis closed today

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The Brighton Oasis Water Park will be closed today, June 18 due to weather.The forecast is Brighton shows a high of 70 degrees and cloudy with a high probability of rain and thunderstorms expected for the most of the afternoon. 

We encourage resid...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Oasis closed today

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The Brighton Oasis Water Park will be closed today, June 18 due to weather.The forecast is Brighton shows a high of 70 degrees and cloudy with a high probability of rain and thunderstorms expected for the most of the afternoon. 

We encourage resid...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Summer BOGA

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NEW HOURS! 

Tuesdays @ 6:0 0 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. 

Thursdays @ 6:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.

 Saturdays 7:30 a.m. 

BrightonRecreation.com for our live class schedule 

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Recreation Center
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Obstacle Course Group Training

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Join one of our personal trainers this summer for three phases to help you train. You do not need to participate in all three phases.  

Phase 1: June 3-26 @ 8:00 -9:00 a.m.  Focus on building the basics of strength training with an emphas...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Pound It

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Instead of listening to music, you become the music. Using lightly weighted drumsticks, Pound transforms drumming into an effective way of working out.

See our live fitness schedule at BrightonRecreation.com

QUESTIONS? CONTACT LILI TREVIZO @ 303-655-2235

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Recreation Center

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Campout

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Come pitch a tent at the Brighton Recreation Center and bring your overnight gear.  The cost is $10 per family, dinner and light breakfast will be included. We have 10 loaner tents available to those who request them first. You are welcome to com...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Recreation Center Facility Closures

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Easter - April 21

Memorial Day - May 27

Independence Day - July 4

Labor Day - September 2


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