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Earth Day is just around the corner!

Earth Day is just around the corner! The Department of Sustainability invites you to join in the fun of making a cleaner, greener Asheville at home, at work, and in our community. There are many ways to make small changes with big impact to the health and quality of our environment.  Below are a few examples [...]

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Community and City of Asheville sweep into spring 2023

The City of Asheville has partnered with local organizations to host neighborhood cleanups over the next few weeks to keep litter off our streets and out of our streams. We invite you to lend a hand and enjoy physical and mental health benefits such as feeling a sense of accomplishment, getting exercise, enjoying the fresh air, meeting [...]

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College Street closures starting April 23, 2023

The Public Works Streets Division will have a contractor paving College Street from the S. Charlotte Street intersection into the traffic circle beginning on the evening of Sunday, April 23.   The work will take place primarily between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. for minimal traffic disturbances and will last approximately 4 nights. There will be a [...]

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Join Asheville’s Spring Litter Sweep April 18-23

  Spring cleaning doesn’t have to stop at home! Show some love to your neighborhood by organizing your friends, coworkers, or other group for a litter cleanup April 15-29, 2023. The Spring Litter Sweep is sponsored by the City of Asheville, Asheville GreenWorks, and NCDOT.    Available supplies include safety vests, gloves, [...]

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Get outdoors in April with Asheville Parks & Recreation

Thanks to comfortable temperatures and ample options for outdoor adventures, U.S. News & World Report recently named Asheville one of the top destinations in the world to visit in spring. Coming as no surprise to those who live here, April is a great time to explore the city. The outdoor experts at [...]

Community invited to Senior Games 2023 opening ceremony

All community members are invited to celebrate older athletes and artists during the opening ceremony for this year’s Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and SilverArts (ABSGSA) on Thursday, March 30, from 2-5 p.m. at Carrier Park. There will be music, refreshments, brief remarks, and giveaways throughout the day. The ceremony is free and allows [...]

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