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Posted on: September 15, 2021

CLA 2021-2022 is now enrolling!

CLA 2021-2022

Ashland’s Citizen Leadership Academy provides an in-depth look at how the Town operates, a chance to discuss local issues with Town leaders, and you get to meet the staff! Sessions are held monthly on the second Tuesday at 6:30pm via Zoom from N...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

UPDATE: How to use the Town's ARPA funds?

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Town Council will be discussing how to spend the over $8 million the Town received from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. To help Council with this process we want to hear from you! Town Manager Joshua Farrar is hosting 4 vir...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Regional Resilience Survey Open for Responses

Tell PlanRVA what makes Ashland resilient!

PlanRVA is initiating a resiliency planning program to ensure the region is prepared to survive, adapt, and grow amidst challenges. They want to hear from you! Consider taking their survey to share what you think makes your community resilient! 

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Ashland Farmers Market

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It’s a muggy Saturday morning in July and Christi Macomber is setting out fist-sized cinnamon rolls at her market stall. At a little after 9:00 am, the market has just opened for the day, but seasoned market-goers are already perusing and purchasing, thei...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

New Traffic Pattern at Hanover Avenue and Thompson Street

map showing the new pavement markings at the intersection of Hanover Avenue and Thompson Street

As you may have noticed, we have a New Traffic Pattern in Ashland at the Hanover Avenue/Thompson Street/England Street intersection. The Town is working to establish a designated Loading Zone for deliveries to nearby businesses, which may also be used as ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Council Elections Moved to November 2021

LOCAL ELECTIONS UPDATE2

On Tuesday, May 4th, members of Ashland’s Town Council voted to move the next local municipal elections from May 2022 to November 2021. A recording of the meeting can be viewed here.

To streamline election processes statewide, the Commonwealth of Virginia ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Town Creates Music Video PSAs for Picking Up After Your Pet

movie marquee "hey dog walker, pick up that pet waste please"

Picking up after your pet has never sounded this catchy! The Town of Ashland received a grant from the Chesapeake Bay License Plate fund to create music videos to remind residents to pick up after their pets. E. Coli is a major contaminant of the Chesapea...

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