Community News

  • Road work

    Crews continue the roadway improvements to the roundabout at Interstate 76 and Bromley Lane. A city statement said the work will require the closure of Medical Center Drive. Work should be finished sometime in May.


  • Free water-wise landscape seminar April 16

    Some people can find it tough to garden in Colorado’s arid environment, but one can make things easier by selecting the right plants for your landscape. Together, the City of Brighton Utilities Department and Resource Central are hosting their fifth annual Water-Wise Landscape Seminar. The free “Great Plants for Colorado Gardens”  seminar will be from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N 11th Ave.

  • Full moon bike rides start April 20

    Bike Brighton will be bringing back its full moon bike rides. Six rides from April to September will be available.

                The rides are set for Saturday, April 20, Saturday, May 18, Monday, June 17, Monday, July 15, Thursday, Aug. 15, and Friday, Sept. 13. All start at 6:30 pm. at Benedict Park, 1855 E. Southern St., and end at Emi Chikuma Plaza and Splash Pad, 1750 Skeel St. Call 303-655-2170.

  • Ye Old Auto Club Car Show rolls to town

    By Christian Chacon

    MetroWest correspondent

    Attention all car enthusiasts. Did you know that Brighton has its own car club?

    The Ye Olde Auto Club is a Brighton based car club that has more than 40 members and welcomes others who have an interest in classic cars.

    All backgrounds are welcome to the club. Members don’t need to have an automotive career or even own a classic car. As long as they can drive, they can be a member.

  • Notary service opens for business

    A new notary comes to Fort Lupton. Cheryl Prescott Mobile Notary Service cuts the ribbon at the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce building June 4. She specializes in real estate closings or any type of document that needs notarizing. Prescott is mobile and can travel at any distance. Call at 303-489-3172 or email cherandog@comcast.net.

  • Heritage Fair gives public rare look into lesser-known rendezvous community

     To the average visitor, the annual Heritage Fair put on by the South Platte Valley Historical Society on their grounds just outside Fort Lupton might appear on the surface to just be a unique, diverse history fair produced by a group of passionate history buffs. On a closer look, though, the fair proves to be more significant: one stop among many for a passionate rendezvous community for whom these types of events can be everything from a treasured hobby to an entire lifestyle.

  • Crow talks veterans, policy on tour of Brighton

     U.S. Congressman Jason Crow, who represents Colorado’s 6th District in the House of Representatives, met with Brighton city officials for a tour of town May 6.

  • Brothers in service

    “I don’t know (why they enlisted), they’ve just always had it in mind, they were raised around it. They always talked about it positively at the table.”

  • Fatal animal virus detected in area

    The Brighton Police Department is strongly suggesting residents with domestic pets to get them vaccinated.

    The notice comes after a raccoon was diagnosed with canine distemper, a highly contagious disease of carnivores caused by a virus that affects animals such as unvaccinated dogs, coyotes, foxes, skunks and raccoons, according to the Colorado Department of Wildlife.

  • Sustainable Lifestyle Expo April 14