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Posted on: October 1, 2019

2019 Brighton Elections


The City of Brighton elections will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5  The mail ballot election is conducted by the Adams County Clerk and Recorder and the Weld County Clerk and Recorder. The ballot content includes the recall question for Mayor Ken Kreutz...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Victim Services Unit recruiting volunteers


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

A black and white photo of a brick house with horses and carriages outside it

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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