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“You’ve Been Noticed!” AWARD Summer 2017

Sweet Frog COTU!   Keeping Cool Through the Years... It is interesting how some things come around. Such is the case with the building at 210 England Street, which now houses Sweet Frog Center of the Universe, the recipient of the Ashland Main Street Association’s latest “You’ve Been Noticed” Award. Back before refrigerators were common in [...]

“You’ve Been Noticed!” AWARD Summer 2017 2017-08-11T13:33:34+00:00

R-MC to Host Solar Eclipse Watch on Aug 21

The Randolph-Macon College Physics Department will host a Solar Eclipse Watch on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Frank E. Brown Fountain Plaza (300 Henry Street). This event is free and open to the public.  "We will have everything that attendees will need to safely observe this spectacular event, including solar eclipse glasses," says Physics Professor [...]

R-MC to Host Solar Eclipse Watch on Aug 21 2017-08-10T21:14:49+00:00

Bluemont Concert Series starts Aug 6

The Bluemont Concert Series returns to the Town of Ashland for its 2017 season of outdoor evening concerts featuring a variety of family-focused evening performances. The concerts this summer will be held once again on the steps of Randolph-Macon’s Mary Branch Residence Hall (204 Henry Street). The season kicks off with Circa Blue on Sunday, [...]

Bluemont Concert Series starts Aug 6 2017-08-01T23:12:32+00:00

Fin & Feather Pet Center of Ashland

Lauren Estell (left) is a rising Junior at R-MC. Mark Maphis (right) hires locally and trains his staff thoroughly on all the products he carries at Fin & Feather. Mark Maphis and his staff at Fin & Feather Pet Center pride themselves on personal service.  "We do the homework for our customers, which [...]

Fin & Feather Pet Center of Ashland 2017-08-01T22:28:59+00:00

Ashland Main Street Representatives Recognized for Superior Work

Herald-Progress article July 20, 2017 - "Ashland Main Street Representatives Recognized for Superior Work" The AMSA led the 2nd Annual "Light Up the Tracks" retail promotion, designed to attract visitors to downtown shopping and dining, while they enjoyed the "Mile-Long Holiday Card." FULL TEXT: Ashland, VA---On July 12, representatives of the Ashland Main [...]

Ashland Main Street Representatives Recognized for Superior Work 2017-07-20T22:32:28+00:00

The COTU Marching Band

The Spotlight Artists for July/August are the COTU Marching Band.  Led by Jim Foster, Felix Stephens and Jim Jones, the COTU Marching Band (aka The Cacophony Of the Center) was formed just in time for the 4th of July Parade!  In typical Ashland-style, the 3 amigos easily found numerous percussion players, horn players, baton twirlers [...]

The COTU Marching Band 2017-07-05T23:00:50+00:00

Sports Page Grill

Supper Club at Sports Page Bar & Grill was a big success with Squirrel as our host (3rd from the left)! Sports Page Grill - GREAT FOOD & SERVICE and LOTS OF FLAT SCREENS! Ashland Main Street Association would like to thank Sport Page Bar & Grill for hosting out 4th Supper Club [...]

Sports Page Grill 2017-07-05T21:56:26+00:00

Proposed Development off Chapman and Rt 54

The rezoning application for the proposed development off Chapman and Rt 54 has been scheduled for a public hearing before the Town Council on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 7pm in Town Hall located at 101 Thompson Street.  The Town Council may act at this meeting.  Your input is highly encouraged.

Proposed Development off Chapman and Rt 54 2017-07-05T20:56:26+00:00

Town Hall Study Public Input Meetings (July 11 and 26)

In order to collect citizen input about the proposed Town Hall project, a public input meeting will be held on July 11th and July 26th. Both meetings will be held at Town Hall from 5-8 PM. There will not be a scheduled presentation. Instead, those who attend will have the opportunity to ask Town staff [...]

Town Hall Study Public Input Meetings (July 11 and 26) 2017-07-05T20:49:52+00:00

CJ the DJs Boogaloo – July 29th

July 29th, 2016 noon-9pm at Center of the Universe Brewery! CJ the DJ's Boogaloo is a daylong music festival celebrating Charlotte Jennie Reynolds (a.k.a. "CJ The DJ") benefitting CJ's Thumbs Up Foundation, which provides assistance to families of children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. There will be live music ALL DAY, as well as the return of [...]

CJ the DJs Boogaloo – July 29th 2017-07-05T20:13:54+00:00