Main Street News 2017-07-05T22:08:30+00:00

Main Street News

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bluemont in Ashland 2017

Celebrating 14 Years of Bluemont Starting August 6th!  Join us for fantastic music under the stars at beautiful Randolph-Macon College!  Enjoy a picnic with friends and family at Mary Branch Residence Hall which is near the [...]

Check Out the Ashland Easter Bunny Pictures!

OVER 300 families came to see the Ashland Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9 at 1:30pm at R-MC.  Click Here to check out the photos!

Ashland residents take over the town’s Instagram page

WRIC VIDEO LINK TEXT: By Kristin Smith Published: February 21, 2017, 6:26 pm Updated: February 21, 2017, 6:26 pm ASHLAND, Va. (WRIC) — Ashland is getting a boost on social media from the people who [...]

Washington Post Article on December 22, 2016

Washington Post article "Ashland’s gift to train travelers: a holiday light spectacular along the tracks" By Andrea Sachs December 22, 2016  TEXT: Five nights before Christmas, Mary Hayden Stehle is so deep into her Kindle jigsaw-puzzle [...]

Ashland’s Magic Mile – Ch 6

Check out Mark Holmberg's report on "Ashland's Magic Mile!" TEXT: ASHLAND, Va. -- Long before Ashland became known as "the center of the universe," it has been proud of being a quaint, picture-postcard railroad town. "We [...]

Ashland Main Street Third Rail Resolution