Tag: Charlottesville


Charlottesville to propose EMS cost recovery program

Charlottesville Fire Chief Andrew Baxter and Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad President Gin Leavell will present plans to implement ambulance billing.


Sunday Sundowns 2017 at Washington Park Pool

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, with the support of BAMA Works and the LeRoi Moore Fund, will host the first of three Sunday Sundowns of 2017.

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Berkmar Drive, Hilton Heights Road closed overnight Friday

The final phase of construction of the roundabout at Hilton Heights Road and Berkmar Drive will begin on Friday night.

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Charlottesville Area Transit Free Trolley to detour

Beginning Monday, June 12, Charlottesville Area Transit will implement a long-term detour for the Free Trolley. 


Charlottesville joins Mayors National Climate Action Agenda in support of Paris Agreement

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer has joined the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, pledging to uphold goals embodied in the Paris Agreement.

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Flicker the Flame celebrates 10 years

May 22nd marks the 10th birthday of Flicker the Flame, Charlottesville’s natural gas safety mascot.


Office of Human Rights, Charlottesville Police host “The Talk”

Charlottesville is sponsoring a community discussion about youth and their interactions with law enforcement.

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Charlottesville resident carries messages of friendship to Russia

Charlottesville resident David Swanson is heading to Moscow with messages of friendship from U.S. people addressed to the people of Russia.


Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan update kicks off May 8

The City of Charlottesville will kick-off the 2018 Comprehensive Plan Update on Monday May, 8 at Carver Recreation Center.


Dairy Road Bridge repairs begin in May

The City of Charlottesville will begin working on repairs to the Dairy Road Bridge in May 2017.

Zero Waste Day at Charlottesville City Market

Vendors at the weekly Charlottesville City Market continue to promote sustainability and minimize their environmental impact.


Charlottesville Community Job Fair at John Paul Jones Arena

The 2017 Charlottesville Community Job Fair will be held Thursday, May 4th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


Charlottesville earns National SolSmart Award for advancing solar energy growth

Charlottesville has joined the ranks of the first 50 localities in the country to receive a SolSmart designation.


Charlottesville Gas wins damage prevention award

The Virginia Division of Utility and Railroad Safety announced Charlottesville Gas as this year’s winner of the Damage Prevention Leadership Award.


Belmont Bridge pedestrian reconfiguration update

After coordination with the consultant for the Belmont Bridge Replacement Project, the City of Charlottesville is altering the plan.


Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation kicks off in Charlottesville

Charlottesville is taking part in the sixth annual Wyland Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation from April 1st – 30th.


Charlottesville City Market returns Saturday

The popular City Market will kick off its 2017 season on Saturday, April 1 from 7 am – noon.

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Food hall model moves into 5th Street Station

5th Street Station Ventures is planning a new destination, The Yard, for Charlottesville’s newest shopping district.


David Swanson: Mike Signer-Profile in cowardice

There was a footnote to Charlottesville passing a resolution asking Congress to move money from the military.


Charlottesville to vote on resolution opposing Trump budget

Charlottesville City Council has on its agenda for Monday, March 20th, a vote on a resolution opposing President Donald Trump’s budget.

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Bob Nocek Presents: Buddy Guy at The Paramount Theater

Bob Nocek will present Buddy Guy at The Paramount Theater on Wednesday, August 23 at 8 p.m.


Charlottesville plans downtown public parking update meeting

The Charlottesville Office of Economic Development will host a meeting regarding parking in Downtown Charlottesville.


Charlottesville, Albemarle County join program to reduce solar energy costs

Charlottesville and Albemarle County have recently teamed up to join a program encouraging solar energy development.

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David Swanson: Understanding Robert E. Lee supporters

A message to those who consider it disgraceful to have a giant statue of Robert E. Lee in the middle of Charlottesville.


Fix A Leak Family 5k registration open

Charlottesville is encouraging residents to find leaks at home by holding the Fix a Leak Family 5K.


New Charlottesville garden plot rentals open

The Charlottesville Department of Parks and Recreation has opened a new garden plot enrollment period.


Charlottesville completes draft Ragged Mountain Trail Use Plan

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation staff has completed a draft trail use plan for Ragged Mountain.


Charlottesville reconfiguring pedestrian access to Belmont Bridge

The City of Charlottesville will be reconfiguring pedestrian access adjacent to the southbound lane of the Belmont Bridge in late February.

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Good riddance to Robert E. Lee

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the city of Charlottesville, Va., city council has voted to remove an imposing statue of Robert E. Lee.

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Landes withdraws budget amendment on voluntary settlements between local governments

Steve Landes has withdrawn an item intended to address the revenue sharing agreement between Albemarle County and Charlottesville.


Charlottesville releases annual assessment figures

The Charlottesville City Assessor’s Office has completed the 2017 reassessment.


Paul Oberdorfer named Charlottesville public works director

City Manager Maurice Jones has named Paul Oberdorfer as Director of Public Works for the City of Charlottesville.

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Berkmar Drive entrance to Sams Club will close Friday

The entrance to Sams Club from Berkmar Drive will be permanently closed on Friday.


Recreation Open House at Carver Recreation Center, Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center

The Charlottesville Parks & Recreation department will be holding two recreation open houses.


Charlottesville recruiting residents for GO Utilities training program

A six-week long training program will prepare Charlottesville residents for a career as a Utilities Maintenance Worker.