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Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday October 22
- Friday November 5
- Friday November 19
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, October 25, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held in person at the Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall Street, Fellowship Hall, and as a Zoom teleconference: Click here to login.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday October 27, 4 p.m.
The meeting will be held via Zoom videoconferencing. To view the meeting or speak on an agenda item, contact Stefan-Leih Geary by 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 26. You will be emailed the online meeting link and instructions on how to participate. There is no option to provide handouts or other documents the day of the meeting.
If you have a presentation, pictures or other materials you would like to provide as part of the hearing, provide it to HPC staff by 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 26.
In-person meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
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Category Archives: Mendenhall Street
Online meeting on new bicycle lanes for Spring Garden Street between Tate and Fulton to be held Monday March 22, 6 p.m.
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New president for the College Hill Neighborhood Association; longtime president James Keith leaving as business expands
Samantha Smith has been elected president of the College Hill Neighborhood Association, succeeding James Keith. James stepped down in December as he was selling his house on South Mendenhall Street. The association board voted unanimously to name Samantha president. Samantha … Continue reading
Spring report from the College Hill Beautification Program; volunteers are needed to help weed and maintain planting beds
Beth Langlois, chair of the beautification program, reports: The neighborhood flower beds weathered the winter and spring very well. The pansies have been removed, and beds have been weeded. Thank you to Lyddan Pawlowski for help weeding the Jackson, Tate … Continue reading
Three side-by-side rental houses on Spring Garden Street have gone up for sale with one remarkably high price — $975,000
It’s hard to know what to make of the offer that appeared in local real-estate listings on June 5, 2020: Three adjoining houses on Spring Garden Street for sale together at $975,000. Continue reading
State Historic Preservation Office features College Hill’s 1919 firehouse as an example of using tax credits for rehabilitation
One of the old firehouses on South Mendenhall Street is highlighted in the latest newsletter from the State Historic Preservation Office as an example of historic rehabilitation facilitated by the use of state and federal tax credits. It stands at … Continue reading
Closings and changes in hours for College Hill businesses: They need your support today to survive the coronavirus
To whatever extent you can, please support our local businesses as they struggle to survive. Here’s the current status of businesses in College Hill. Please send any updates or corrections to via email. This list will be updated on the … Continue reading
“To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art”: An exhibition now on view at the Weatherspoon Art Museum
Now through June 1: To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, 2nd Floor: The Bob & Lissa Shelley McDowell Gallery and Gallery 6 Thursday February 27, 6:30 p.m., Talk: To the Hoop, Emily Stamey Our friendly … Continue reading
S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street
The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading
Holiday food drive for the Spartan Open Pantry to be held the next three Saturdays at the Church of the Covenant
Neighbor Kim Burroughs to display and sell his pottery at holiday-season shows in College Hill and Westerwood
College Hill potter Kim Burroughs has scheduled a couple of holiday-season shows, one in the neighborhood and one just a short walk away. Kim will hold his own show next Saturday, November 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., hosted by … Continue reading