The Montgomery Arts Commission is excited to announce a show at the Uni (Universalist Church) performed by the Improv Aves group from Sycamore High School on Friday, January 9. The show will feature approximately 10 student actors experienced in the art of improvisation. It will be performed in a spontaneous manner (similar to the show “Whose Line Is It Anyway”) and will use suggestions from the audience. Since this is a school approved and school sponsored group, the performance will be appropriate for all ages.

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Pickleball is a fun game that is played on a court (similar to a tennis court) with the net at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic ball (similar to a wiffle ball) and wood or composite paddles (similar to large ping pong paddles). The game can be played as singles (one person per side) or doubles (two people per side). It is easy for beginners to learn, and can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Are you interested?

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Come join us in honoring Frank Davis, Community Development Director for the City of Montgomery at a farewell reception given by City Council on December 17 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

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A Fond Adieu to Frank Davis

Posted on December 1, 2014 in General Information

December 31, 2014 is on the horizon, and for the City this will be a particularly difficult day for us as we bid a fond adieu to Frank Davis, a fourteen year veteran and public servant of the City of Montgomery with over thirty-four years working in the field of planning and community and economic development. We are very happy for Frank to reach this milestone in his career, yet, quite selfishly, we are sad for the community and for ourselves, anticipating the loss of such a professional, with such a work ethic and a belief in doing the “right thing” for the community

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Volunteer gives back tenfold

Posted on December 1, 2014 in Volunteering

Retirement for Jack Wild in 1998 from Hill Top Research did not mean sitting idle. I enjoy my retirement and especially enjoy my time volunteering. It is a great pleasure for me to be able to give something back for all the good things and blessings I have gotten in my life,” Wild says.

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Why do we live in Montgomery?

Posted on December 1, 2014 in Council Corner

In this season between giving thanks for all that we have and coming up with a wish list for what we would like to have, it’s a good time to ponder this question. Overall, we have a lot to be thankful for and some wishes to be cognizant of. In this wonderful season, wishing each of you well and hoping that yours is a positive answer to the question, ‘Why do we live in Montgomery?’

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Chevrolet Dealership Demolition

Preparation for the future development of the Gateway Redevelopment Area is underway with demolition of the Chevy dealership building expected by mid-December. The City has contracted with Evans Landscaping to remove a heating oil tank, coordinate the disconnection of electricity from the site and perform the demolition. A chain link fence has been erected around the front and north side of the building for safety purposes.  Work crews are currently preparing the site and expect to start work on the demolition of the building by Monday, December 1.

How to Have a Greener Holiday Season

Posted on November 21, 2014 in Recycling

The holiday season is upon us and we are all looking for ways to simplify our holiday shopping, reduce stress and enjoy times with our families. Among all the things you strive to accomplish during the holiday months trying to remain eco savvy can be a challenge with rolls of wrapping paper, ribbon and boxes. Here are some ways to remain true to your “green” principles and still have a beautifully decorated holiday season:

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