Asheville Housing Trust Fund applications being accepted

The Glen Rock Apartments in Asheville’s River Arts District offers affordable, energy-efficient one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments.   The City of Asheville’s Community & Economic Development Department is accepting applications for funding from the City of Asheville’s Housing Trust Fund. Funding is available for affordable housing development, rehabilitation or preservation of affordable housing units within Asheville’s City [...]

Asheville Water Resources adds Boil Water Advisories to its safety measures

Clean water helps ensure healthy communities. The City of Asheville is dedicated to ensuring safe, clean water for its residents, upholding extremely high standards and best practices that include rigorous testing. As part of the City’s unswerving dedication to ensuring safe, clean water, the water is tested at all three of Asheville water treatment plants multiple [...]

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Asheville government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

ART bus service suspended on Thanksgiving Day as well   Asheville City government offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Here is a roundup of City service holiday schedules.   Bus service ART bus service will be suspended Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Thanksgiving is one [...]

City launches inaugural Winter Lights Downtown

The Winter Lights Downtown display in Pack Square Park West features a sequence of 7 colors shining on 8 trees.   The City of Asheville launched an exciting new holiday light display this season called Winter Lights Downtown. The seasonally bright display is centered around the Vance Monument and Hoss Haley fountain area of Pack Square Park, [...]

Asheville Holiday Parade: Cool tie-ins and need-to-know information

The Asheville Downtown Association’s annual Holiday Parade returns Nov. 19. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. nearly 100 entries will file through downtown, ranging from marching bands to high aloft balloons. It’s a time of cheer for the whole city, as people from all neighborhoods gather on Biltmore and Patton avenues in friendship and fellowship. Children [...]

Asheville buses will provide free rides to the polls Nov. 8

Public transportation fare waived Election Day   Anyone who is registered to vote and wants to vote should be able to vote. That’s the basis of an Asheville City Council resolution authorizing a fare-free public transportation day on Election Day,  Nov. 8. The measure was approved at the Oct. 25 City Council meeting. “Voting is the foundation of [...]

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