• Residents accuse local trash hauler of garbage service

    Spilled trash and glass in the street. Weeks of unhauled trash piling up. Supervisors nowhere to be found.

    If Commerce City residents are to be believed, trash hauler American Disposal Company isn’t serving customers effectively – or at all, in some cases.

  • Pitch contest to boost area businesses

    Soon, one or more startups from Adams County will receive a big boost towards putting their business on the map.    

    Brighton’s Economic Development Corp. and partner organizations from around Adams County are launching StartUp North, a pitch competition for businesses in Adams County.  According to EDC assistant director Patrick Giron, StartUp North is the first-ever pitch competition open to small business owners and entrepreneurs specifically in Adams County.  

  • SBDC fall courses Nov. 8

    The Colorado Small Business Development Center will offer a start-up orientation Oct. 11 and Nov. 8, at 7270 Monaco St.

    The two-hour course is designed for individuals who are thinking about starting a new business or who did within the last year. Topics include understanding regulations, marketing  and having enough capital to get started.

    Call 303-289-3688.

  • Brighton Ford celebrates 40 years of service


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  • Brighton caterer wins first StartUp North business competition

    The Brighton business community showed its burgeoning strength as local caterer High Country Catering took home the top prize in the inaugural StartUp North competition, a business pitch contest for young enterprises around Adams County.

  • Tedesco co-chairing foster care youth committee

    Adams County Commissioner Charles Tedesco is one of the co-chairs of the newly created Former Foster Care Youth Steering Committee. It’s a group of state and county representatives who will help youths 18 to 21 who have transitioned out of foster care services, according to a press statement.

  • Ignite celebration Sept. 29

    Community Uplift Partnership’s second annual Ignite! Celebration and fundraiser will be Sept. 29 at Reunion Coffee House, 10601 Reunion Parkway.

  • Chamber update Sept. 12

     Here’s a list of the latest events from the Commerce City Chamber of Commerce:

    Wednesday, Sept 19: Joint chamber after hours, ] 5 to 7 p.m., Brighton Armory, 300 Strong St., Brighton; and

  • New auto repair shop opens in Reunion


    Drivers around Commerce City have a new place to get their car repaired now with the opening of a Christian Brothers Automotive branch at 15690 E. 104th Avenue, in the Reunion area of Commerce City. 

  • Fiestas Patrias Sept. 15

    The Brighton Chamber of Commerce hosts the fourth annual Fiestas Patrias from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Barr Lake State Park, 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton.

    It’s a celebration of Latin American culture, which includes music, food and arts and crafts. 

    It’s free. Call 303-659-0223.