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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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Additional Info... City of Brighton Press Releases
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

BEC 2019 scholarship winners

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

Vivid Perspectives art show

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

SATF Awards

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

Full Moon Bike Ride

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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City of Brighton Press Releases