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Shelter World – Breaking Free Adoption Special

It’s a Shelter World – Breaking Free – rescue operation at Huntsville Animal Services, where every Cat-osaurus and Dog-araptor may be adopted for a roaring $5. The Shelter World adoption special starts Monday, May 21, and runs through Saturday, June 16. Staff and volunteers are seeking families to become part [more]

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Mayor Battle Kicks Off Preservation Month: #ThisPlaceMattersHsv

“This Place Matters!” So proclaimed Mayor Tommy Battle today as he kicked-off Preservation Month during a news conference in the Old Town Historic District. For the next 31 days, the City will highlight significant spaces and places in preservation to celebrate, in a variety of fun [more]

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Fun, Fit, Free – Two Months of Healthy Huntsville Events to Get You Moving

Try something new or tried and true! That’s the message from the Healthy Huntsville team after announcing the 2018 Mayor’s Bike Ride and summer series of free fitness classes designed to have you riding, rowing, dancing, balancing and more. From POUND Fit to Zumba, the Mayor’s Bike [more]

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North Huntsville Cleanup Canceled for April 14

Due to the possibility of severe weather, the Annual North Huntsville Cleanup, presented by Council Member Devyn Keith and the City of Huntsville’s Operation Green Team has been canceled for Saturday, April 14. No makeup date has been determined. When a new date is scheduled, the [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from April 12, 2018

Planning Council set a public hearing for May 24 on a request to zone 659 acres of newly annexed property in Morgan County across the Tennessee River from Ditto Landing. The land, on the north and south sides of River Loop Road, would be zoned in [more]

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Free Spay or Neuter Promotion for Pets in 35805

Huntsville Animal Services received a $20,000 grant from Best Friends Animal Society and the Rachael Ray Foundation to provide free spay or neuter services for about 400 dogs and cats to pet owners residing in Huntsville’s 35805 zip code. These pets may also receive a [more]

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Aldridge Creek Greenway Opens Half-Mile Extension

The Aldridge Creek Greenway is one-half mile longer, following today’s opening of a new segment from Weatherly Road to Essingler Road. This brings the total miles completed on the Aldridge Creek Greenway to six. Mayor Tommy Battle and Council Member Jennie Robinson joined City planners, the Land [more]

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April Fools – No Joke – Only $20 to Adopt!   

There’s no kidding around at Huntsville Animal Services! The shelter is offering a fabulous, unbelievable adoption special just in time for April Fools celebrations. From now through Saturday, April 7, it’s no joke –  you can adopt a dog, cat, puppy or kitten for just [more]

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Senator Shelby Leads Congressional Approval of $110 Million Federal Courthouse in Huntsville

Mayor Tommy Battle is commending Alabama Senator Richard Shelby for his leadership in the Congressional appropriations process to secure funding for programs that benefit national defense and federal activities in Alabama, including the construction of a $110 million federal courthouse in Huntsville. “The federal courthouse, a legacy [more]

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Huntsville City Hall will close at 3 p.m., Monday, March 19

Huntsville City Hall and municipal offices will close early today, March 19, at 3 p.m., due to a line of severe storms moving through the area and the potential for hazardous travel conditions. The last public transit Shuttle busses will leave the downtown central transit facility [more]

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