Town of Matthews
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The Matthews Alive Festival is celebrating its 25th year with several special elements for attendees to enjoy. Matthews Alive is an annual four-day family festival over Labor Day weekend in downtown Matthews. This year the festival kicks off on Friday, September 1, and concludes Monday, September 4. This year
Posted: 7/20/2017
Matthews Mayor Jim Taylor released the following statement today regarding his decision to not seek another term
Posted: 7/19/2017
The Town of Matthews is seeking applications for participation in the next session of Matthews 101. Matthews 101 is a seven week educational program for Matthews’ residents to learn more about local government, the Town of Matthews, its staff and departments, and services provided by the Town.
Posted: 7/17/2017
The Town of Matthews recently made significant improvements to the parking lot located in the heart of downtown Matthews, alongside the railroad tracks off of N. Trade Street. The changes make it more pedestrian and motorist friendly.
Posted: 7/6/2017
On Friday August 18, 2017 the Matthews Police Department will be partnering with the Matthews Help center for an event at Sportsplex Matthews to provide kids in need with school supplies.
Posted: 7/6/2017
NCDOT Accommodates Many of the Requests from Town Board on Specific Elements of the Major Construction Project Slated for Matthews
Posted: 6/19/2017
Construction is set to begin June 19 on a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) project to build a roundabout at the intersection of Idlewild Road and N.C. 51. The project is expected to be completed by September 8.
Posted: 6/15/2017
The Town of Matthews Finance Department has been awarded the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting for the 19th consecutive year.
Posted: 5/24/2017
The Town of Matthews will hold a 30-day public comment period from May 25 to June 25 on the future extension alignment for Independence Pointe Parkway.
Posted: 5/23/2017
Matthews Town Manager Hazen Blodgett presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget to the Town Board during a work session Monday night.
Posted: 5/9/2017
Matthews Mayor Jim Taylor wrote an opinion piece in The Matthews Mint Hill Weekly about the NCDOT's proposal to widen East John Street.
Posted: 4/24/2017
The Town of Matthews Fire & EMS has received four carbon monoxide (CO) detectors from the Jeffrey Lee Williams Foundation.
Posted: 4/12/2017
Registration now open. Full camp listing at
Posted: 3/13/2017
The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Advisory Committee meeting has been moved from March 8, 2017 to March 15, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Matthews Community Center at 6:30pm.
Posted: 3/2/2017
The Town of Matthews is bringing back its Matthews Food Truck Fridays series this spring and summer in Stumptown Park.
Posted: 2/6/2017
The police department issues body-worn cameras to its officers.
Posted: 2/22/2016
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Posted: 12/1/2015
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