Meteorologists expect smoke from Canada to remain over central Virginia until the weekend
Air quality forecasts recommend folks limit their time outside, especially if they have heart or lung issues.
After decades dealing with stigma, Friendship Court residents decide to rename their community
“I’m tired of them calling this ‘the hood,’” said Jace Wright, a teen who lives in Friendship Court, which is being completely rebuilt. “We’re trying to make the neighborhood better for the future.”
Want to plant a garden? Gordon Avenue Library is giving away seeds
Librarians partnered with Piedmont Master Gardeners to offer free seeds and gardening advice.
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Listen: What Charlottesville needs to recognize about accessibility
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.
Gun violence is as much about changing our culture as it is about changing our laws, says UVA undergrad activist
Karly Scholz says it’s time her generation changed its relationship with guns.
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Long-desired upgrades to Charlottesville’s Azalea Park could be on the way
But those changes depend on community input, grant funding and whether or not refugee families want to move their bountiful gardens.
Here’s why Primary Day could be City Council Election Day in Charlottesville
The only candidates for Charlottesville City Council at present are Democrats.
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The great nephew of one of the Burnley-Moran Elementary School namesakes defends his aunt’s legacy
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.
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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.
COVID relief funding has ended and now the rural town of Scottsville has to cut its budget by 25%
The town’s mayor hoped a proposed apartment project would save them, but Council voted it down.
UVA Police locked down campus during Sunday night’s manhunt, but did not alert community members living blocks away
“It’s scary to think that a shooter was loose in my city for so long and I had no idea,” Paige Robinson said. “We’re the same community.”
After 50 years of busing Westhaven kids away from their neighborhood school, City Schools votes to rezone Venable
The children in the predominantly Black public housing community have been zoned away from Venable since integration.
Judge rules that the Ratcliffe Foundation cannot sue the city over the Robert E. Lee statue
The foundation was dissolved by the state when the lawsuit was filed. Now, only one plaintiff remains in the case.
C’ville Dems host City Council candidate forum Wednesday
The Democratic Council candidates who win the primary this year will “almost surely” become the city’s next councilors, said Vice Chair Nancy Damon.
Charlottesville City Schools receives $17 million state grant to complete Buford
The Virginia Department of Education grant closes up the gap Charlottesville needed to complete funding for Buford Middle School project.
Charlottesville police release more information about what caused yesterday’s three-school lockdown
Police say the man caught trespassing at Buford on Tuesday threatened violence toward a single student
Police lockdown three City Schools after discovering someone trespassing at Buford
City Schools says students are safe, but police will remain on campuses as a precaution.
Charlottesville plans to hire one of the only city sponsored housing discrimination investigators in the state
Charlottesville’s Office of Human Rights receives more allegations of housing discrimination than it can handle.
Primary Democratic candidates for Charlottesville City Council will appear in a May 10 forum
Primary voters will select three of the five candidates, who will go on to run for the three open Council seats in the November general election.
The city and county are facing another summer of pool and beach closures because they don’t have enough lifeguards
The Smith Family Aquatic Center is already operating on limited hours because of a lifeguard shortage.
The long awaited, $90 million Buford Middle School renovation will begin in June
Construction is expected to continue until 2026.
The delayed Robert E. Lee statue trial might be losing a plaintiff
One of the attorneys for the Ratcliffe Foundation said he forgot to file papers to incorporate before they sued Charlottesville.
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