Want to see a massive community garden with free produce in Booker T. Washington Park? City Council hears about it Monday
If councilors OK the project, Cultivate Charlottesville will build a 10,000 square foot garden near the baseball diamond that will offer produce free to anyone.
Albemarle County Public Schools says they have 11 bus drivers in training to fill in the last of the routes, but did not say when they’ll be on the road.
While teachers agree cellphone use in class is bad for the learning environment, behind the scenes educators disagree on how to confront the problem.
Charlottesville Tomorrow reporter Tamica Jean-Charles wins national fellowship for education reporting
Jean-Charles is one of nine journalists around the country in the Education Writers Association Reporting Fellows program.
City Schools is working to take over its bus system from Charlottesville Area Transit as the driver shortage persists
The move would give the district more freedom to make changes to entice drivers, and give them school district benefits.
After dodging questions for more than a year, Midway Manor owners confirms affordability and that renovations are starting
The owners promised renovations would begin more than a year ago. They didn’t, and then the company stopped answering questions.
Just weeks before the school year begins, 1,000 Albemarle County children are booted from bus routes
Albemarle officials are slow to answer questions about its driver shortage, but former school bus drivers are beginning to speak out.
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Listen: Why this photographer wants communities in Charlottesville to say, ‘No, we are not oppressed’
On the In My Humble Opinion podcast, Marley Nichelle says they want Black communities in Charlottesville to feel like they can thrive.
Next on the In My Humble Opinion podcast, India Sims talks about the challenges of doing simple things in a city that won’t change.
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Judge called posthumous rape indictment a “mockery of the judicial system. Not as an instrument of justice, but as cause to lynch a man simply because he was Black.”
Sarepta Moran was a white elementary school principal during segregation and a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, but her nephew says that doesn’t mean she was racist.
Democratic state senate candidates Hudson and Deeds debate the need for a new generation of legislators versus the value of seniority
In a forum hosted by Charlottesville Tomorrow and students at the UVA Center for Politics Monday evening, hundreds of community members submitted questions ahead of the June 20 primary election.
The town’s mayor hoped a proposed apartment project would save them, but Council voted it down.
Incumbent Edna Trent Goldman is seeking a second term. Challenger Crystal M. Hensley has worked in commissioners’ offices.
Incumbent Kemper M. Beasley, III says he weighs punitive and restorative outcomes in his criminal prosecutions.
The three candidates for three City Council seats see housing as one of the top issues for the city.
Incumbent Jon R. Zug is running uncontested for an 8-year term.
After six years of work, Charlottesville’s proposed new zoning ordinance is about to be reviewed by the Planning Commission
This is the final step before the controversial new ordinance, which massively increases allowable housing density, goes before City Council.
A proposal for a grocery store and an apartment building on Cherry Avenue is back before the Planning Commission
Any community members who have opinions about this development are invited to make comments at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Dairy Market neighbors mobilize to have their say in the development of more large, mixed-use buildings that most of them can’t afford to live in
The 10th & Page Neighborhood Association is hosting a meeting Thursday that anyone (except press) can attend.
“Even if you name something after an exemplary individual, it shouldn’t necessarily be in perpetuity,” Board member Kate Acuff said.
“I’m hearing concerns about what we’re proposing,” developer Chris Henry said. “But what are you looking for?”
Charlottesville requires developers to hold community meetings before they can apply for a permit with the city — so this is part of Stony Point Development Group’s application process.
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