Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!
For more of the latest news about what’s going on in Montford, see the “News & Events” column to the right.
Thank you to Dana Irwin and Megan Kirby, who were the art judges for the Montford Music and Arts Festival.
1st PlaceMike Merritt Artworkse – Mike Merritt
2nd PlaceSeed and Sky Jewelry – Kelsey Loomer
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Don’t Spray a Bee Swarm or Hive
If you have a bee hive or swarm and don’t want them in your yard, don’t disturb them, don’t spray them or try to kill them. Though they can seem intimidating, swarms [… click heading to read more]
Photo credit: Paula Wise
Were you one of the fortunate ones? Did he choose your backyard? Did he grace you with his elegant presence and bold, handsome appearance?
If he arrived to feed among chickadees, cardinals [… click heading to read more]
“Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds,” say the Navy SEALS. And the winning 2015 Montford Festival team of enthusiastic, creative volunteers did it again.
For the 12th year, we delighted residents, vendors and visitors alike of [… click heading to read more]
Thank you Montford Challengers/Donors and Business Sponsors
Once again, we did it! What an awesome Festival. It all happened because of the unwavering generosity of our Montford Challengers and donors who stepped up to meet the challenges, and all [… click heading to read more]
May Sponsors Stepped Up
Brian C. Hunter, CPA, P.A.—a firm of certified public accountants and consultants located in Asheville. Since 1995, we have provided personalized attention to tax and accounting matters for business and personal clients throughout the eastern [… click heading to read more]
Montford Park Players A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, will open A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the second production of its 2015 outdoor season. It runs June 5-July 4, Friday-Sunday at 7:30pm [… click heading to read more]
Montford Action Agenda, May 13, 2015
Item and Summary and Action
45 Short Street – Rehabilitation of existing house, including replacement of asbestos siding with new material……………………………………………Approved with conditions (*CA will not include installation of new siding)
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Montford is lucky. It has had more than a handful of men and women who’ve been willing to spend the effort toward a sense of, an experience of, community. Daphne Young is one of them. Daphne stepped down as [… click heading to read more]
This past December, Duke Energy announced it plans to build a large, 115-kilovolt power substation next to the future site of the new Isaac Dickson Elementary School (IDES) on Hill Street in Asheville.
The IDES PTO (parent-teacher [… click heading to read more]