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Posted on: November 17, 2014

Montrose Holiday Happenings: Parade of Lights

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism is proud to present the annual Parade of Lights on historic Main Street in downtown Montrose on Saturday, December 6th at 5 pm. This year’s theme: Christmas Stories: Portray a holiday story you’re your f...Read on...

Parade of Lights
Posted on: November 19, 2014

Montrose Deputy City Clerk Earns Certification

Montrose Deputy City Clerk Carolyn Bellavance has earned the designation of certified municipal clerk from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

Bellavance was appointed deputy city clerk in 2012 and graduated from the Colorado Municipal Cle...Read on...

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

City Reminder on Holiday Trash Collection Service

The City of Montrose reminds customers that scheduled residential trash collections falling on a city-observed holiday will be rescheduled to occur on another day of the same week. Note that recycling collections that occur on a city-observed holiday will...Read on...

Holiday Schedule and Routes Map
Posted on: November 14, 2014

Office of Business and Tourism Announces Holiday Montrose Bucks Offer

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism wants to help you celebrate the holidays with some extra cash. Pick up an extra $40 when you buy $200 in Montrose Bucks between Monday, November 24 and Saturday, December 20.

Montrose Bucks can be des...Read on...

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

Montrose Holiday Happenings: Tree Lighting

It is time for the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration in downtown Montrose, Colorado! Join us on Friday, November 28th at 5:30pm and be dazzled as the festive tree lights up in front of the historic Montrose County Courthouse, 320 South 1st Street. Enjoy a ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 18, 2014

Turner Addressed Next-Generation Broadband Benefits at Chattanooga Field Hearing

City of Montrose Director of Innovation and Citizen Engagement Virgil Turner was featured on November 18 at a dynamic field hearing on “Envisioning the Gigabit Future,” alongside mayors and elected officials, business leaders, and local community members ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

Montrose Holiday Happenings: Santa’s Cabin

Kids! Make holiday shopping extra fun by taking a break to visit Santa—and get your free photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus at their cabin in Downtown Montrose in the Uncompahgre Events Plaza, 514 South First Street. While you wait, enjoy the ambiance of the...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2014

Community Invited to Participate in 2014 Parade of Lights

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) is now accepting applications for the 2014 Downtown Montrose Christmas Parade of Lights that will take place Saturday, December 6, beginning at 5 p.m., along Main Street from Stough to Rio Grande A...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Applications Available for 2015 Citizen’s Police Academy

2015 Marks the Program’s 18th Year


The Montrose Police Department (PD) is accepting applications for participation in the 2015 Citizens’ Police Academy.

“The Citizens’ Police Academy has been a huge success,” said Commander Gene Lillard. “We ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2014

Take Advantage of the City's Fall Leaf Pickup Program

City residents are encouraged to collect fallen leaves into bags and place them curbside for free pickup service by City of Montrose public works crews. There is no need to call for special pickup. Please do NOT rake leaves into street gutters.

Crews w...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Construction Begins on Montrose Water Sports Park

Contractors working for the City of Montrose have started to construct the Montrose Water Sports Park on the Uncompahgre River within the City’s Riverbottom Park.

Haynes Excavation and Stonefly Earthworks, both based in Montrose, have teamed up to con...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Montrose Joins Next-Generation Broadband Communities to Launch Next Century Cities

Mayor Bob Nicholson announced the City of Montrose as a leading member of national initiative to advance fast, affordable, reliable Internet

This morning, City of Montrose Mayor Bob Nicholson, City Manager Bill Bell, and Director of Innovation and Cit...Read on...

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