Welcome to Montford!

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.

This Winter, Break Out and Get Involved

From the Editor

We need some neighbors to get involved. Many of you have given untold volunteer hours over many years. Currently, there are a lot of people donating time to make Montford a cool, involved neighborhood. And now [… click heading to read more]

Montford Park Players Heading Indoors

Greetings from the Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, as we prepare to close another outstanding outdoor season of free Shakespeare under the stars!

King Lear opens October 8 at Asheville’s historic Masonic Temple, downtown at [… click heading to read more]


Montford Neighborhood Association Meetings

Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, Pearson Drive. Next meeting: October 19, 2015, 7pm. Watch the list serve for agenda items.

All residents are welcome. Everyone in Montford is a member of the [… click heading to read more]

Hard-to-Recycle items DO NOT BELONG in your curbside recycling

Hard-to-Recycle items are a special class of materials/items that MUST be taken to special collections (such as “H2R’s” or HHW collections) … OR… to businesses/facilities that accept such items (examples include rechargeable batteries, cell phones, computers, fluorescent lights)

Curbside [… click heading to read more]

Basilica Yard Signs— A Perspective

Kathleen Lyons

Hello neighbors,

By now, most of you have seen the photographs of the Basilica springing up in yards all over Montford.

It shows the Basilica with a stand of trees in front of it, instead of a [… click heading to read more]

Better’n A Stick In Your Eye

Mitch Russell

Please cut back shrubs and tree limbs that hang down over sidewalks or grow into the path of walkers, runners, and all other pedestrians on sidewalks.

I have been accosted no less than six times in the [… click heading to read more]

Duke Energy Update

Update from Jimmy Flythe, Duke Energy Regional Director of Community Relations

While the development of the Hill Street Substation is still on hold, Duke started cleaning up the site the week of August 10.

Jimmy Flythe, Duke Energy Regional [… click heading to read more]

North Carolina Banjo Clinic Coming to Montford

The North Carolina Banjo Clinic will be coming to Montford Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14.

The NCBC is an intensive two-day banjo instruction event. Group classes start at 9am and end at 4:30pm each day. All teachers [… click heading to read more]

29th Asheville Greek Festival

Neighborhood Invitation

September 25, 26, 27 Friday, Saturday 11am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at 227 Cumberland Avenue

Greetings Neighbors!

Once again it’s Greek Fest time in Montford. There will be lots to [… click heading to read more]

A Very Cool Hot August Night