Tag: Downtown Mall

Charlottesville Free Trolley to resume service to Downtown Mall

The Charlottesville Area Transit Free Trolley will soon end a long term detour. On Monday, the Free Trolley will resume service to 2nd Street on the Downtown Mall.


ACLU wins case striking down Charlottesville begging restrictions in Downtown Mall

Yesterday afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Norman K. Moon ruled in favor of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia in a case involving a Charlottesville prohibition on begging in certain parts of the downtown pedestrian mall.


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Grand Illumination 2014 on Black Friday in Charlottesville

The City of Charlottesville and the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville are presenting Grand Illumination 2014 at Central Place on the Downtown Mall on Friday.


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Charlottesville trolley detours for Nov. 22

Charlottesville Area Transit’s Free Trolley will experience two separate detours on Saturday, November 22.


Statement from parents of Hannah Graham

When we first met Chief Longo he promised to find our precious daughter, Hannah, and during five long weeks his resolve to fulfill that promise never wavered. When we started this journey together we all hoped for a happier ending. Sadly that was not to be, but due to the tenacity and determination of Chief Longo, Hannah is coming home to us and we will be eternally grateful to him for this.


Remains found confirmed to be Hannah Graham

The Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond has confirmed the remains found on Saturday, Oct. 18, on Old Lynchburg Road in Southern Albemarle County are the remains of Hannah Graham, 18, of Fairfax, Va.


Fairfax pushes Jesse Matthew case: Good strategy?

Fairfax prosecutors are pushing ahead with their case against Jesse Matthew, a 32-year-old Albemarle County man linked by forensic evidence to the 2005 rape of a woman walking home from a grocery store, who is currently in custody related to the disappearance and death of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham.


Can missed tip from landscaper hamper Hannah Graham case?

A landscaper called the tip line set up to gather information on the ongoing Hannah Graham missing person case on Sept. 30 to report an unusual sighting: buzzards circling an abandoned property off Old Lynchburg Road in Albemarle County about 20 minutes south of Charlottesville.


Downtown Safe Halloween returns to nTelos Wireless Pavilion

The annual “Downtown Safe Halloween” event will take place Saturday, October 25, from 2 – 5 pm at the Ntelos Wireless Pavilion located on the Downtown Mall.


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Charlottesville Area Transit Free Trolley detours

Charlottesville Area Transit’s Free Trolley will experience three separate detours this week. The first two detours will impact the Free Trolley as it makes its way around the Downtown Mall.


Marietta McCarty: Responsibility for Hannah Graham

I didn’t know Hannah Graham. I do not know Jesse Matthew. I do not know what happened after he caught up with her that night. I live in Charlottesville. One persistent, troubling question has nagged me since her disappearance. Why did no one take responsibility for her that night?


Body believed to be Hannah Graham found in Albemarle County

Human remains have been found near an abandoned residence on Old Lynchburg Road in Albemarle County, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo announced at a 5:55 p.m. news conference.


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City of Charlottesville seeks tree for Grand Illumination

The City of Charlottesville is asking for the donation of a large tree for Grand Illumination, the City’s annual holiday celebration. The tree should be an evergreen approximately 25 feet tall and have access for removal which will be handled by City staff.


Why not interview Jesse Matthew in 2009?

Jesse Matthew, in jail on a charge related to the Sept. 13 disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, was working as a cab driver the night that Morgan Harrington disappeared in 2009.


State Police: Jesse Matthew not interviewed in 2009 in Harrington investigation

Media reports that Virginia State Police investigators interviewed Jesse Matthew in 2009 in connection with the disappearance of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington are not accurate, according to a statement from the state police late Thursday.


How did Jesse Matthew fly under the radar for so long?

We already knew that Jesse Matthew, in jail in connection with the Sept.13 disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, has been connected to the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.


Forensic link between Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington cases

Forensic evidence collected in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham shows a link between that case and the 2009 disappearance and murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington.


Police chief: We want to talk with Jesse Matthew

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo made a public appeal to Jesse Matthew, a 32-year-old Albemarle County man considered a person of interest in the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham.


Police chief: Similarities between UVA missing student case, Harrington case

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo said today at a press conference that there are clear similarities between the case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham and the 2009 disappearance of Morgan Harrington.


Charlottesville rally calls for climate action from Virginia leaders

Virginians are already experiencing the impacts of climate change – from more extreme weather to rising seas.


Citizen rally to call on Virginia leaders for climate action

Virginians are already experiencing the impacts of climate change on the commonwealth and the citizens of Charlottesville are calling on Virginia’s leaders to take swift action.