BRIGHTON -- An early afternoon crash in front of the Brighton Police Department July 20 injured three teenagers, one of whom was due to return to college the next day. Their names, conditions and extent of injuries were not known.
The rear-end crash happened in the 3400 block of East Bromley Lane. The rear-end crash sent one of the vehicles into a dead-end road that will, some day, run alongside the Prairie Center development.
BRIGHTON — The legal war over same-sex marriage in Colorado saw another decision against the law as it stands Wednesday, July 9, as an Adams County judge ruled the state’s ban unconstitutional.
While Adams County District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree found that the same-sex marriage ban “violates plaintiffs’ due process and equal protection guarantees under the 14th Amendment,” as stated in his ruling, the ruling was stayed pending an appeal.
BRIGHTON — The city’s latest financial audit showed another strong year in which Brighton saw an increase in sales tax revenues and building permits issued.
The city’s audit report for 2013 shows the city’s net position increased by 3 percent — about $7.6 million — largely due to an increase of revenues from the city’s sales and use tax, charges for services and grants.
The city of Brighton is preparing for its community survey. City spokeswoman Kristen Chernosky provided council with details on how the city is planning for the survey during its July 8 study session.
Staff is proposing The National Research Center in Boulder conduct the study. Chernosky said the scientific survey would be conducted by mail, with 1,200 randomly selected households receiving it. She said the return rate is typically 25 to 40 percent and that the city could expect around 400 responses.