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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.

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Funnyman Skiba returns to Charlottesville

The United Nations of Comedy Series features Funnyman Skiba on Friday, February 17, 8pm at the Jefferson School Heritage Center.


Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Juvies’ coming to Vinegar Hill Theatre

The award winning Juvies, directed by Leslie Neal and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, will be screened at Vinegar Hill Theatre.

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Kris Kristofferson, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live! coming to The Paramount

The Paramount Theater will feature two live on-stage performances this May with Kris Kristofferson and Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live!


Our Town Charlottesville meetings continue Thursday

Our Town Charlottesville, a series of town hall style meetings in all of Charlottesville’s neighborhoods, will continue on Thursday.

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New tenants announced for 5th Street Station

5th Street Station Ventures announced new tenants joining the retail hub’s 24 other mixed-used occupants.


Charlottesville Christmas tree curbside pick-up begins Monday, Jan. 9

Charlottesville curbside trash or recycling service customers may place Christmas trees at the curb for collection the week of Jan. 9.


Community Emergency Response Team winter/spring training begins next week

The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Office of Emergency Management is offering free Community Emergency Response Team training.


Downtown Charlottesville tree pruning in January

There will be two tree trimming projects in Downtown Charlottesville in January 2017.

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Brenda Kelley named redevelopment manager for City of Charlottesville

City Manager Maurice Jones has named Brenda Kelley Redevelopment Manager for the City of Charlottesville.

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Think politicians are trying to scare you? You’re not paranoid

I answered the phone in Charlottesville, and a man pretending to work for the Albemarle County sheriff’s department asked me to identify myself.


Charlottesville ranked #12 Best Performing Small City in U.S.

The City of Charlottesville has been ranked the 12th Best-Performing Small City in the U.S. by the Milken Institute for 2016.


Carver Recreation Center hosts Holiday Craft Party Saturday

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will host the Holiday Craft Party on Saturday from 1:00-3:00 pm at Carver Recreation Center.

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Daytime closures of Rio Mills Road planned Dec. 14-16

Construction work related to the Berkmar Drive Extension project will require all-day closures of Rio Mills Road Dec. 14-16.

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Rosanne Cash and The Cat in the Hat this March at The Paramount

The Paramount Theater is excited to present two live onstage performances to the March 2017 lineup.


Albemarle County, Charlottesville replace breathing apparatus equipment

Albemarle County Fire Rescue and the Charlottesville Fire Department announced the replacement of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.

New York comic Anthony Devito coming to Charlottesville

The United Nations of Comedy Series closes out 2016 with one of the funniest comedians in New York, Anthony Devito, on Saturday, Dec. 17.


Smart Cville announces election of new directors

Smart Cville, a Charlottesville-based 501(c)3 civic technology organization, announced the addition of three to its Board of Directors.

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Part of Rio Mills Road closed Monday, Tuesday for bridge construction

Construction work on the Berkmar Drive bridge over the South Fork Rivanna River will require all-day closures of Rio Mills Road.


Downtown Toy Lift and Pop-up Holiday Market in Charlottesville on Friday

The Downtown Toy Lift and Pop-up Holiday Market returns for a second year in a row on Friday from 9am-4pm at City Hall Plaza.

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WHTJ PBS presents Charlottesville Inside-Out 10th anniversary concert

WHTJ PBS will celebrate the Charlottesville community and the 10th anniversary of Charlottesville Inside-Out at The Paramount Theater.

Wes Iseli magic, illusion show comes to Charlottesville

For the first time ever, the Wes Iseli Magic and Illusion Show will visit the Jefferson School Heritage Center on Friday, Dec. 16.


Charlottesville Holiday Market begins November 26

The Charlottesville Holiday Market returns to downtown on Saturday, November 26th.

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Now more than ever: Stand for peace in Charlottesville

Charlottesville, Virginia, has the potential to be a leader for peace at home and abroad.

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When Charlottesville was nuked

Thirty-seven years ago, Congress commissioned and published a work of fiction, an account of what life in Charlottesville might be like during a nuclear war.


Charlottesville Public Works Director Judith Mueller announces retirement

Charlottesville Director of Public Works Judith Mueller has announced her retirement.


Charlottesville City Council supports co-located General District Court

Charlottesville City Council has reiterated its support for a co-located General District Court for Charlottesville and Albemarle County.


Charlottesville ranks third in Virginia in Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index

The City of Charlottesville was recently ranked third out of 11 Virginia cities ranked in the 2016 Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index.


State Police issues travel alert for Charlottesville: UVA football, Carrie Underwood

This Saturday, UVA will be host to two major events – a late afternoon home UVA football game and the Carrie Underwood concert at JPJ Arena.


Tech Tour to focus on next generation technology leaders

The 2016 Tech Tour will introduce area students to the dynamic high technology world that exists in the Charlottesville/Albemarle County metro region.


Charlottesville Water Conservation Program receives regional, national recognition

The Charlottesville Water Conservation Program developed a public awareness campaign to save water and promote free indoor water saving kits.


Public invited to give input as part of Charlottesville city efficiency study

As a part of Charlottesville’s organizational efficiency study, the community is invited to attend one of two small group discussion forums.


Bama Works donates $100,000 Challenge Grant to McIntire Skate Park

Bama Works has issued a $100,000 matching challenge grant to the City of Charlottesville to help fund the construction of the new McIntire Skate Park.


Charlottesville hosts 2016 City Services Fair

The 2016 City Services Fair will be held on Friday from 10am-1pm at City Hall Plaza (on the Downtown Mall in front of City Hall).

Charlottesville’s 5th Street Station sets new retail development standards

Strategically positioned on 5th Street, directly off Interstate 64, 5th Street Station, is the newest shopping center in southern Charlottesville.


Our Town Charlottesville meetings continue Thursday

“Our Town Charlottesville,” a series of town hall style meetings in all of Charlottesville’s neighborhoods, will continue on Thursday.


Charlottesville City Council passes open data resolution

Charlottesville City Council unanimously adopted a resolution in support of open data at its meeting on Monday.

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UVA Batten School hosts Charlottesville mayor, vice mayor

The graduate student-run journal Virginia Policy Review welcomes Mayor Mike Signer and Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy of Charlottesville City Council.


Energy awareness art displayed around Charlottesville

Last November, dozens of Charlottesville artists submitted ideas for the Energize! Charlottesville Pitch Night: The Power of Energy in Our Lives.


Downtown Job Center to host Ting hiring event

On Thursday, the City of Charlottesville’s Downtown Job Center will host a recruitment fair to help Ting find qualified employees.

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Something new is brewing in Charlottesville

Random Row Brewing Co. is set to open later this month on Preston Avenue, adding another destination to the craft beer scene.


NAACP meeting features JustChildren report on black suspension rate

The Albemarle-Charlottesville branch of the NAACP will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday, September 12.


Charlottesville housing affordability program application deadline Sept. 1

Charlottesville City Council is again offering grants to homeowners who may not otherwise qualify for the City’s elderly and disabled tax relief programs.


Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center annual maintenance closure

The Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center in Charlottesville will be closed from Aug. 17-31 for maintenance and renovations.

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David Swanson: One city is following through on protests of Confederate monuments

Charlottesville is a diverse, enlightened, and progressive college town in Virginia with its public spaces dominated by war memorials, in particular memorials to Confederate soldiers.

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Route 29 Solutions advisory panel meets on Thursday

The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its regular meeting at 2 p.m.Thursday at the Virginia Transportation Research Council, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville.