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July 19, 2017
Aaron Reedy noticed something was missing from high school science classrooms. A former Chicago public school teacher and current Ph.D. student at the University of Virginia, he was unsatisfied with the available data analytics software options and felt that in order to simulate a professional lab setting, something had ...
July 09, 2017
In the past year, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has held 23 regular meetings. As of July 1, only four of those meetings have had meeting minutes approved and posted on the county’s website. Minutes are the public record of what is discussed and decided at board meetings ...
July 05, 2017
The future of the Fifeville neighborhood could include more housing and business after a rezoning for King Street received positive feedback from the Charlottesville City Council on Wednesday. Atlas Projects presented a rezoning proposal that would change 910 to 916 King St. from residential to mixed-use. Last month, the Charlottesville ...
July 01, 2017
For the past decade, Riverbend Development has owned nearly 6 acres in the center of Charlottesville’s Belmont neighborhood. Now, the company is meeting with neighbors to start planning a mixed-use development that could include more than 100 apartments and numerous businesses. “They seemed really open toward feedback,” said Seth ...
June 28, 2017
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Charlottesville and Poggio a Caiano, a town in Tuscany, Italy, with a population of 10,000. In celebration, a delegation traveled to the area to spend a week exploring the history that connects the two cities. The seven-member ...
June 25, 2017
A little boy wearing an oversized firefighter uniform runs past a girl with a stethoscope around her neck. Bell sounds drift from an open music room as shrieks and giggles fill the hallway. Summer has begun at the Virginia Discovery Museum. A year after a major renovation, the Discovery Museum ...
June 24, 2017
Tables and chairs made up a circle in the Murray High School gym. Thirty-two children sat, staring at each other, toes tapping, knees fidgeting. “Negotiations may begin now,” a voice said, as a bell began to ring. The children leaped out of their seats, running zig zags through the circle ...
June 23, 2017
The children enrolled in Computers4Kids’ Hauntings Smart House Camp were hard at work, building spooky sound boards and carving headstones from large chunks of foam. A bulletin board covered with drawings leaned against the wall. Headless people, falling ceilings, and flying demons were just a few of the depictions hung ...
June 22, 2017
Jin Ellington has never played golf. Yet when she was looking to move to Charlottesville to be closer to family, the mother of two with a background in education and nonprofits stumbled across a job opening: Executive Director at The First Tee of the Virginia Blue Ridge. Ellington applied to ...
June 17, 2017
The ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel was overflowing. Women in pink and green greeted each other, embracing and waving across the room. An announcement asked for seats to be taken, and the room became quiet. The Eta Phi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated hosted their biennial Eta Phi ...
June 16, 2017
A change of zoning on King Street could lead to more business development in Fifeville, a Charlottesville neighborhood home to many University of Virginia employees. At Tuesday’s Charlottesville Planning Commission meeting, Atlas Projects proposed that four lots in the 900 block of King Street be changed from residential to ...