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Brighton, Colorado is located in Adams County. Zip codes in Brighton, CO include 80603, 80602, and 80601. The median home price in Brighton is $259,000 which is roughly $136/per square foot. More Brighton information.

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Wednesday | The Standard Blade

Superintendent serves up meals, takes ice bucket challenge to start year

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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Standard Blade

District 27J approves bond question language for November general election

The board has been considering the possibility of pursuing both a bond measure and a $7.5-million mill-levy override until Aug. 26, when Fiedler recommended the board pursue the bond only.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Standard Blade

The Pioneer Spirit

A group of youths from Brighton, Henderson, Commerce City and Thornton learned earlier this month what it was like for Mormon pioneers to make the journey along the Mormon Trail in a reenactment of the 19th century migration that lead to the founding of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Commerce City Sentinel

Prairie View student artist's work on display at Brighton Eye for Art exhibit through October

Local artist Brooke Montano, 16, is making her debut in the Brighton Eye for Art Program's Tantalizing Summer Perspectives exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. Fourth Ave. Brooke Montano's "Geisha Girl," on display as part of the Brighton Eye for Art Program's "Tantalizing Summer Perspectives" exhibit at Brighton City Hall.

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The Commerce City Sentinel

Two local students among Pinnacol honorees

Two local students were among 113 from across the state of Colorado to be awarded $400,000 in scholarships for the 2014-15 school year by the Pinnacol Foundation.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Standard Blade

City's annual Market Day returns Saturday

The city of Brighton will be holding its annual Market Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, along North and South Main Street in the historic downtown.

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Denver Post

Brighton taps Curtis Bauers as new utilities director

Brighton named Curtis Bauers Tuesday as its next director of utilities, a position that puts him in charge of the water treatment plant, utility billing and engineering, the wastewater treatment plant, and wastewater collection maintenance and stormwater.

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The Standard Blade

Districts face competition from O&G industry for drivers

Following big news Aug. 11 of the resignation of Weld Re-8's superintendent was a brief but troubling discussion regarding the future of school-funded student transportation along the Front Range.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Standard Blade

Brighton Heritage Academy prepped to welcome influx of freshmen from Brighton H.S.

Brighton High School staff are working diligently to make sure freshmen have a smooth transition to the high school's new northern campus.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Commerce City Sentinel

Bridge Academy focuses on bringing students back to earn their diploma

Bridge Academy, which will be launching on Sept. 2 at Brighton Learning and Resource Campus, is a new blended online program designed for students ages 17 to 20 who have dropped out of high school but would like to come back to earn their diploma.

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The Commerce City Sentinel

Commerce City and Brighton seeking applicants for volunteer victim advocates

Volunteer advocates provide on-scene contact with victims and witnesses of violent crime, sudden death, and other emergency situations.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Standard Blade

Golf starts season, but rain stops first tournament

The high school boys golf season got under way Aug. 7 at Fort Lupton's Coyote Creek Golf Course.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Standard Blade

District 27J's Bridge Academy to focus on bringing students back to earn their diploma

Bridge Academy, which will be launching on Sept. 2 at Brighton Learning and Resource Campus, is a new blended online program designed for students ages 17 to 20 who have dropped out of high school but would like to come back to earn their diploma.

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The Standard Blade

Historic farm gets new master plan, grant from History Colorado

Brighton Parks and Recreation Department Director Gary Wardle presented council with a new master plan for the Bromley-Hishinuma farm during its July 22 study session.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Standard Blade

Polis' local control signatures withdrawn, governor announces task force for oil-and-gas issues

The ballot showdown over local control of oil and gas drilling that had been looming on Colorado's political horizon has been cancelled.

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The Standard Blade

Farm wins $200,000 in grant funding from History Colorado

The Bromley-Hishinuma Farm in Brighton was one of 43 projects awarded grant funding by History Colorado through the State Historical Fund grants program.

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The Fort Lupton Press

Fat Brothers location in Brighton closed until new lease is finalized

The owners of Fat Brothers Burgers & Wings served their last lunch at their location on North Main Street on Thursday, July 31, but they expect to be back at the grill soon in Brighton.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Commerce City Sentinel

For Keely Waterman, princess dream comes true

Keely Waterman, 6, of Brighton hangs out with her friends at the Brown Palace hotel in Denver on Friday, July 25. Waterman had always wanted to be a princess and Make-A-Wish Colorado made her wish come true with her coronation and high tea July 25, which her family and friends attended.

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Los Angeles Times

In Colorado, lines are drawn for an election battle over fracking

A fracking site near Brighton, Colo. The number of active wells in the state has doubled in the last decade.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Standard Blade

Fat Brothers Burgers & Wings in Brighton to close until new lease is finalized

The owners of Fat Brothers Burgers & Wings announced they are getting ready to close up shop at their location on North Main Street on Thursday, July 31, but they expect to be back at the grill soon in Brighton.

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