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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Arbor Day tree planting scheduled at Zion Lutheran School on April 26

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In recognition of Arbor Day, the City of Brighton will be planting a tree at an area elementary school on Friday, April 26. The tree planting will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran School, 1400 Skeel St. Each year the city partners with the school dist...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Brighton Youth Commission to host Annual SPEAK Week

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The Brighton Youth Commission will be hosting its annual SPEAK Week at the end of April. SPEAK (Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness, and Knowledge) Week is designed to promote awareness in the community and among their peers about the warning signs o...

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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

Three outstanding volunteers recognized by Eagle View Adult Center

EVAC 2019 Red Sweater Volunteers

On Wednesday, April 17, the Eagle View Adult Center held its annual volunteer recognition event and announced its 2019 Red Sweater Award winners. The outstanding volunteers and Red Sweater Award recipients are Kathy Jensen, Shari Severance, Stan Shibao.

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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: April 17, 2019

Council approves new Utilities Customer Assistance Program

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On Tuesday, the Brighton City Council voted 9 to 0 approving a new Utilities Customer Assistance Program (CAP) that provides qualifying residents with help paying their utility bill during hardships.  CAP will go into effect Wednesday, May 1 and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Summerfest returning to Carmichael Park in June

Summerfest

On Saturday, June 1, the City of Brighton will host Summerfest, one of Brighton’s largest community festivals. Summerfest will be held at Carmichael Park, 650 E. Southern St., from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The event will include kids’...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Trash Bash to be held May 3-4

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The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents in need of large item disposal. Residents wishing to dispose of large items may do so from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 3 and 4. All items must be b...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Free suicide awareness and prevention education classes being offered as part of SPEAK Week

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The Brighton Youth Commission’s annual SPEAK (Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge) Week will be April 29 to May 4 this year, and it has partnered with The Pennock Center for Counseling to bring another resource to the communit...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Pet owners urged to vaccinate dogs and cats following Canine Distemper diagnosis in infected raccoon

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The Brighton Police Department is urging residents with domestic pets to get them vaccinated after a raccoon was recently diagnosed with Canine Distemper. Canine Distemper is a highly contagious disease of carnivores caused by a virus that affects animals...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Visitors Bureau and café looking to move into historic depot building in Brighton

Depot

The City of Brighton is currently negotiating lease terms with the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce and Boxcar Bistro to co-locate at the historic depot on Bridge Street, and both occupants are expected to formalize a lease in the coming weeks. Once a...

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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 19, 2019

Bilingual cycling now offered at Brighton Recreation Center

Cycling Studio

The Brighton Recreation Center is bringing a new spin to the Cycling Studio. Starting this month, there will be one class that is taught in Spanish and English. 

International Spin Instructor Randy Duque has been teaching in Venezuela and Spain fo...

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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
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Garden In A Box kits now on sale

Garden in a box

The City of Brighton has partnered with the Resource Central’s Garden In A Box Program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of the water-wise garden kits while supplies last.

For 2019, resid...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Brighton Youth Commission recognized with Healing Hearts Award

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The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) received the Pennock Center for Counseling Healing Hearts Award on Friday at the center’s annual Healing Hearts benefit event held at the Armory Performing Arts Center. The commission was recognized for the many impacts...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Help for Homes community project now accepting applications

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The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are accepting applications for the 14th Annual Help for Homes community project. The Help for Homes (HFH) program brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up homes needing minor exterio...

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Additional Info and applications City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Art in the Park announces call for artists

Art in the Park

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.

Those artists interested in showcasing and selling their artwork can visit www.brightonart...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2019

New exhibit opening at Brighton City Museum

New exhibit

The Brighton City Museum is getting ready to open its doors and show off its new exhibit: "Brighton 1859-1977: An American Story." This free museum is located inside Historic City Hall, 22 S. 4th Ave. 

Most of the artifacts for this exhi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases