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    Stage 2 Water Shortage Continues to be in Effect in Aspen

    The City of Aspen is in a Stage 2 Water Shortage. With the US Drought Monitor declaring Pitkin County in "severe" and "extreme" drought conditions & local rivers running at lower than average flows, we as a community must work together to conserve Read on...
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    Living with Bears

    Aspen has black bears. It’s a big responsibility to live with wildlife. Listen to your better nature and keep these best practices in mind when you’re in bear country – for your safety and for theirs. More info...
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    City of Aspen's 2020 Air Quality Report

    Aspen has good air most of the year. According to the City of Aspen’s recently published Air Quality Report, 2020, there were only two days of unhealthy air in Aspen in 2020. Read on...
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    Post Office Trail Temporarily Closed Thursday, June 10 for Maintenance

    The Post Office Trail will be temporarily closed between Puppy Smith Street, Clark's Market, and the Red Brick Center for the Arts on Thursday, June 10, to conduct trail resurfacing and other maintenance work along the trail. Read on...
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    Kids First Seeking Community Feedback on Childcare Capacity

    The City of Aspen Kids First Department is asking the community for feedback on childcare capacity in Aspen and Pitkin County. For years, the demand for childcare has been greater than the number of available spots, especially for infants. Read on...
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    AIM Utility Project Coming to Aspen This Spring

    Beginning in May all electric and water meters are being upgraded Read on...
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    City of Aspen Annual Spring Clean-Up Returns

    The City of Aspen Streets Department is pleased to announce the return of the annual spring clean-up event. From May 17-20, Aspen residents who’ve made a prior appointment may have large trash items picked up curbside at their residence. Read on...
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    City Seeks Input on Aspen’s Summer Vitality Plans

    The City of Aspen is seeking community input through the Aspen Community Voice website on how to activate downtown to create summer vitality. Public input will help inform recommendations brought to City Council on March 22, 2021. Read on...
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    Election Results 2021

    These are preliminary results and will be certified on Friday, March 5. Read on...
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    Public Input Requested for Marolt Open Space Draft Management Plan

    The City of Aspen Parks and Open Space Department is seeking public input on the Marolt Open Space Draft Management Plan. The public can learn more about recommended management policies & actions & offer narrative opinions at Aspen Community Voice page. Read on...
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    City of Aspen Seeks Input on 50-Year Water Plan

    Community input will help shape long-term plan. Join us for a community meeting on March 3, 2021 from 5-6:30 p.m. on Zoom platform. Read on...
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    Deadline for Food Tax Refund - April 15

    Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2020 and who have been registered to vote since at least January 1, 2020 are eligible to apply for a $55 food tax refund, which is available as an online application. Read on...
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  1. Cemetery Lane and Marolt Temporary Trail Closures - June 16 and 17

    The City of Aspen Parks Department will temporarily close Marolt and Cemetery Lane trails for maintenance work. Detours or alternate routes suggested. Read on...
  2. parkrun Returns to Aspen

    The group running event known as parkrun returns to Aspen Saturday, June 19 at 9 a.m. and continues every Saturday thereafter. Read on...
  3. Post Office Trail Temporarily Closed Thursday, June 10 for Maintenance

    The Post Office Trail will be temporarily closed between Puppy Smith Street, Clark's Market, and the Red Brick Center for the Arts on Thursday, June 10, to conduct trail resurfacing and other maintenance work along the trail. Read on...
  4. Aspen Police to Host Bike Auction on June 1

    The Aspen Police Department will host its annual bike auction on June 1, 2021, outside of the police station at 540 E. Main St. Attendees can place bids for the bike of their choice against others in the audience. The auction will take place in person. Read on...
  5. City Report Released About Aspen's Air Quality

    Aspen has good air most of the year. According to the City of Aspen’s recently published Air Quality Report, 2020, there were only two days of unhealthy air in Aspen in 2020. Read on...
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