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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Call for Artists for Brighton’s Somewhere in Time Art Show

Colorful Persuasion art

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program is looking for artists who are interested in showcasing their work in the Somewhere in Time art show. This art show is a four-month long show that will be in exhibit through the holiday season/...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Brighton High School tennis courts closed Friday for maintenance

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The Brighton High School tennis courts will be closed to the
public Friday, July 20.  Both the City of Brighton and School District 27Jare working together to replace all of the lights surrounding the tennis
courts. 

The tennis courts...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Youth Soccer Registration Deadline this Friday, July 20

Youth Soccer Team

If your child is interested in playing soccer through the
Brighton Recreations Center’s Youth Sports Program, the deadline to register isthis Friday, July 20. This program is for boys and girls ages 6-12. 

 

Practices are held...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Come enjoy downtown’s new parklet

Parklet

The Brighton community now has a new space to enjoy while spending time in historic downtown Brighton. The city’s first parklet is set to open Friday. The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA), with funding assistance from the City of Brighton...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Eagle View Adult Center closed July 30 - August 3

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The Eagle View Adult Center will be
closed Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 3 for annual maintenance. Thismaintenance will include cleaning in addition to capital projects. 

Staff will be unavailable during
this weekly closure. The cente...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Applications for projects still being accepted for Brighton Investment Program

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In December, the Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) in partnership with the Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) and the Brighton Lodging Tax Committee launched the Brighton Investment Program (BIP), a business assistance program designed...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Brighton Recreation Center offering Monday classes for School District 27J students

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The Brighton Recreation Center has created special programming to accommodate School District 27J students who are looking for fun activities on non-contact Mondays.

Registration for RecPlay Monday programming will be available starting on Monday, July 16....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Director of Public Works appointed

Woodruff

City of Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Woodruff to Director of Public Works. As Director, Woodruff will oversee streets services, fleet services, and construction inspections.

Woodruff came to the C...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2018

City of Brighton celebrates Smart Irrigation Month

Irrigation

The City of Brighton is celebrating Smart Irrigation Month by helping citizens save water, save money and see better results in their landscapes.

Smart Irrigation Month is a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use. Focused on July, traditi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2018

July events at the Brighton Recreation Center

BRC

July is here and that means summer is in full swing at the Brighton Recreation Center. All month long there are events schedules that are sure to fit everyone’s style.

Family Outdoor Bootcamp

Passes are still available for the July session of the ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee accepting proposals for 2019 Lodging Tax grants

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The Brighton Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is currently accepting proposals for the use of Lodging Tax funds for Brighton-based organizations directly involved in promoting the community to visitors and businesses. The Committee seeks organizations and t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2018

NRPA Open House and 25th Anniversary at the Brighton Recreation Center

BRC

The Brighton Recreation Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary! For the occasion the Brighton Recreation Center is waiving admissions fees, providing treats, activities and a drawing for prizes to everyone who comes in the doors on between 7 a.m. and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Brighton Youth Commission looking for adult members

BYS recruitment

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC), is looking for two adults to join its mission of advocating for youth by providing them the opportunity to learn, lead, and serve through community outreach, service projects, and establishing youth-adult partnerships....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2018

What to do with your hail damaged trees

Hail

The hail storm that rolled through Brighton on Monday left many homes, cars and trees damaged. Many residents know what to do with their homes and cars that were damaged but the proper ways to care for your trees might surprise you.

First, even if leaves a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

KBRI-8, Brighton’s community television channel, now in high-definition

KBRI

The
City of Brighton’s television channel is now available in high-definition (HD)to some residents. KBRI-8 provides our community with live city council
meetings, local special events, featured issues, arts, cultural, andeducational programming.

&am...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Brighton Employee Charities recognizes scholarship recipients

BEC scholarship winners

The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) has selected three recipients for scholarships this year. The winners will each receive $500 toward their college expenses. This year’s winners are: Abigail Alvarez, Jazmin Gonzalez and Rachel Goodnow.

Abigail ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2018

No experience necessary for family “Camp Out” on Saturday, August 4

CampOut

The City of Brighton is pitching a tent for families this summer. Families are encouraged to load up their camping gear and head to Brighton Park at the Brighton Recreational Center, 555 North 11th Avenue, at 4 p.m. for the inaugural Camp Out event on Sat...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2018

City Council approves changes to public hearing notices

Coucil

The City of Brighton has
amended the code for public hearing notices. City Council adopted this changeearlier this month to increase transparency with developments within city
limits. This change will affect anyone who needs to go through the entitlem...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

City of Brighton awarded two open space grants

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On Tuesday, the Adams County Board of
Commissioners (BOCC) awarded the City of Brighton $554,800 in open space grantsfor two projects thanks to the voter-approved Open Space Sales Tax. Funding for
this grant cycle came from revenues from the second ha...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Police investigating rollover accident

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Brighton Police are investigating a rollover accident involving a small pick-up truck which occurred near the intersection of 160th Avenue and the I-76 frontage road interchange. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 0612 hours where passerby&rsquo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Receive emergency notifications through CodeRED

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The public
safety agencies of City of Brighton are using CodeRED, a high-speednotification system, to keep you safe in the event of an emergency. 
The system
allows us to deliver emergency messages to you via phone call to your homephone or ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Council adopts strategic plan

DowntownCars

On Tuesday, May 1, Brighton City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2019. The Strategic Plan and supplemental business plan will help the city direct its own destiny, even as it encounters a num...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Selections for the “Colorful Persuasion” art exhibit announced

Colorful Persuasion art

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the Colorful
Persuasion 
art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opens Monday, May 14 and includes more than 250 vibrant colors...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

BLI_Winners

The four winners of the Big Little Idea Contest were announced and
recognized at the city council meeting on Tuesday, May 1. The recipients of theBig Little Idea contest each received a check for $750 and will have until
December 18, 2018 to implement...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Disturbance with weapons at a Brighton home

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On Sunday, April 29 at 12:51 p.m., police were dispatched to a disturbance with weapons at 146 N. 9th Ave. in Brighton. Witnesses reported 3-4 males were involved in a disturbance and a gun had been discharged. The suspect with the weapon had reportedly r...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Street Preservation Project starting first week in May

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The City of Brighton’s 2018 Street Preservation Project will
begin construction the first week of May. Work will begin on Main Street northof Bromley Lane and will continue at designated areas until mid-November.
During the six months, the f...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Monthly gardening events planned for summer

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Those with a green thumb have a new resource at their
fingertips! Cassey Anderson with the Adams County Master Gardeners will beholding monthly meetings in Brighton throughout the summer. She’ll offer
research based advice and information fo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Flix and Kicks summer series lineup announced

FlixKicks

The City of Brighton will host another exciting year of its “Flix and Kicks” concerts and movies in the park series this summer. The 2018 schedule will include the following concerts and movies:

• Thursday, June 7: Concert at C...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

City Council adopts 2018 budget

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The Brighton City Council adopted the 2018 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. One council member was absent from the meeting. The vote approved $99,047,975 in all the operating, capital, utility (water, wastewater and storm drainage)...

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City of Brighton Press Releases