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Cecil Ashburn Drive Road Improvement Project set to begin Jan. 7

Road will close for 10 months to expedite construction and minimize disruption for motorists The City of Huntsville is set to begin critical roadwork in early January to improve safety and increase capacity on Cecil Ashburn Drive, one of the City’s most heavily trafficked corridors. Listed as a [more]

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Downtown Parking to Launch Mobile and Credit Card Parking Payments

The City of Huntsville is adopting new technologies to make it easier for patrons to pay for parking in the downtown area. Beginning in early 2019, about 400 parking spaces, including those with coin-operated only meters, will be updated for easy pay by smartphone and credit [more]

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Whiskers In Wonderland – $10 Adoptions for Dogs 40+ Pounds

It’s ‘Whiskers In Wonderland’ at Huntsville Animal Services. From December 3 through Saturday, December 15, dogs 40 pounds or more are only $10 to adopt. All adoptions, no matter the fee, offer the same special package, which includes a rabies vaccination, city license, microchip, and spay or neuter surgery. New pet [more]

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Mayor Battle unveils Huntsville’s BIG Picture Master Plan

After four years of planning, more than 200 public workshops and lectures, a 24/7 online idea forum and an informative traveling exhibition, Mayor Tommy Battle and City leaders unveiled The BIG Picture master plan in its new, user-friendly, interactive digital format. Available at BigPictureHuntsville.com, it is [more]

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‘Maintain Don’t Gain’ this Holiday Season with Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital

Healthy Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital Corporate Wellness are partnering up this holiday season to encourage people to maintain their current weight and not gain those extra holiday pounds. Citizens are encouraged to weigh-in this week at any of the Huntsville Hospital Wellness Centers or at one [more]

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Mayor Battle Presents Updated John Hunt Park Master Plan

John Hunt Park is rapidly on its way to earning its place as the City’s prime playground – a Central Park for all residents and visitors to enjoy. Major construction is under way in the park, and Mayor Tommy Battle took media on a tour [more]

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Huntsville 2018 Housing Expo Celebrates Homeownership

Homeownership has long been part of the American dream. New buyers, or those considering a home purchase, will learn everything they need to know at the City of Huntsville’s 2018 Housing Expo on Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Stone Event [more]

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Huntsville Approves Agreement to bring in 5G Technology

Decision allows City to usher in next wave of high-speed connectivity Huntsville residents are one step closer to realizing some of the fastest mobile network speeds in the country, thanks to City Council’s decision to approve a wireless rights of way use agreement with Uniti Fiber. The agreement [more]

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The Mastering of a Music City – Oct. 3 Open Forum

The City of Huntsville is making progress in its nine-month Music Audit. The goal is to develop a blueprint for the community to design a music-rich ecosystem that will support songwriters and performers, venues and listeners. “Great music doesn’t just happen,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “It [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on United Launch Alliance Contract Announcement

Mayor Tommy Battle congratulates United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin on ULA’s selection of Blue Origin to build the advanced booster engine for the Vulcan Centaur rocket system. “Congratulations to United Launch Alliance and to Blue Origin! After a lengthy due diligence period by ULA, today’s [more]

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