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Charlottesville to implement deer population management operation

The City of Charlottesville will be working with a wildlife management specialist to implement a deer management operation that will begin in February and end in March 2018.


City Market Arts returns this weekend

Artists from the popular City Market along with other local artisans will be displaying and selling their creations at the City Market Arts event on Saturday, February 10 from 10 am to 4 pm at Carver Recreation Center in Charlottesville.


Free screening of award-winning documentary

The Charlottesville Office of Human Rights will host a free screening of the film An Unlikely Friendship on Wednesday, January 24 at 6pm at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.  

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Charlottesville hires new director of communications

Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones announced the hiring of Brian Wheeler as the city’s next director of communications.


Charlottesville Parks & Recreation hosting Job Fair

The Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Department will host a job fair on Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Carver Recreation Center. The job fair is an opportunity for job seekers to meet with Parks & Recreation staff, learn about various positions and apply on-site.


Charlottesville announces new McIntire Park construction projects to begin

The City of Charlottesville announced today the continued implementation of the Master Plan for McIntire Park with the commencement of construction of two new major park improvements.


Jordan Romeo gets suspended sentence, community service in assault case

Jordan Romeo received a suspended sentence and community service Friday after pleading guilty to a disorderly conduct charge arising out of the July 2017 KKK rally in Charlottesville.


Charlottesville ends parking meter pilot program

Charlottesville City Council voted Tuesday to suspend the on-street parking meter pilot program indefinitely pending re-evaluation.


Charlottesville Parks & Recreation offers Free Fitness Week

To kick off a healthy 2018, Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is offering Free Fitness Week January 2nd – 7th. During Free Fitness Week, all daily admission fees are waived at Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center. 


Charlottesville Christmas tree curbside pick-up begins Jan. 8

City of Charlottesville curbside trash or recycling service customers may place Christmas trees at the curb for collection the week of January 8.


Charlottesville restarts parking meter pilot program, adds functionality

The City of Charlottesville parking meter pilot program will restart on Tuesday January, 2nd at 8AM. The program had been temporarily suspended from Friday November, 17th through the holidays.

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Thierry Dupuis named interim police chief in Charlottesville

City Manager Maurice Jones announced today the hiring of Thierry Dupuis as interim police chief for the City’s Police Department. Dupuis retired as police chief in Chesterfield County in September of 2017 after serving ten years in that role.


City Attorney leaving Charlottesville for new position

Craig Brown has announced that he will be leaving his position as City Attorney in Charlottesville at the end of January 2018 to pursue another opportunity. Brown joined the City Attorney’s Office in 1985, and was promoted to City Attorney in 2001.

Charlottesville Free Trolley, Route 9 to detour

Due to the UVA football game against Boston College on Saturday, October 21, Charlottesville Area Transit will detour the Free Trolley.


Dairy Road Bridge closed Saturday to Monday morning

The majority of the work under the Dairy Road vehicular bridge in Charlottesville is now complete.


Petition asks Charlottesville to keep weapons out of rallies

A new petition, signed by over 8,000 people and just sent to Charlottesville’s City Council, asks Charlottesville to keep weapons out of rallies.


Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission seeks grant applications

The Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission is now accepting grant applications for projects.


Charlottesville approves supplemental rental assistance program

Charlottesville City Council has approved the creation of a supplemental rental assistance program for the City of Charlottesville.


Charlottesville seeking Grand Illumination Tree

The City of Charlottesville is asking for the donation of a large tree for Grand Illumination, the City’s annual holiday celebration.


Virginia State Police investigating Charlottesville fatal shooting

The investigation remains ongoing into an officer-involved shooting Friday afternoon (Oct. 13) in the City of Charlottesville.


Charlottesville IT wins Governor’s Technology Award

The City of Charlottesville’s Information Technology Department won a Governor’s Technology Award in the category IT.


Charlottesville issues drought warning

Charlottesville City Council approved drought warning stage restrictions for all City residents and businesses at a special meeting on Wednesday. 

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David Swanson: Slim pickings for Charlottesville City Council

Thus far I’m underwhelmed by the candidates seeking to join Charlottesville’s City Council this year, as well as, of course, by the current members.


Charlottesville leaders comment on latest white supremacist rally

Richard Spencer and a group or approximately 40 people held an unannounced tiki torch rally in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville.


Charlottesville wins 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year Award

The EPA recognized Charlottesville with a 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year Award for its major contributions to WaterSense.