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Storyline Project explores local transit

Rivers, bikes and buses served this week as a medium to teach fourth, fifth and sixth grade students about the importance and history of local transportation. The Storyline Project, in its fifth year, provides hands-on exploration of the community with guidance from local artists and designers. “The Storyline Project is an exploratory walk and hands-on […]

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Crozet Library to include tourism center

Albemarle County officials have unanimously approved a plan to add a tourism center on the first floor of the new Crozet Library. While patrons will be able to spend a day reading by the fireplace on the library’s upper floor, tourists will find an information center and retail space marketing Western Albemarle. “The library was […]

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Walton Middle School fills assistant principal vacancy & more school news

Albemarle County Public Schools has hired Rick Vrhovac as the new assistant principal at Walton Middle School, the division announced last week. Vrhovac is arriving on the heels of numerous leadership and student conduct complaints at the school. Vrhovac comes to Walton from Albemarle High School, where he served as assistant principal since 2009. Prior […]

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Charlottesville City Council Candidate Forum

The Democratic nominees for Charlottesville City Council appeared at a public forum Wednesday at Random Row Books. Two of the five seats on council will be on ballot this November in the general election. These candidates are seeking the two nominations of the Democratic Party which will be decided in the June 11 primary.  They […]

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Albemarle planners support more housing and sidewalk investments

Albemarle County’s ability to keep pace with new development and maintain a mix of land for residential, commercial and industrial uses all came into focus at this week’s Planning Commission meeting. Residents in the county’s urban ring northwest of Charlottesville called Tuesday for sidewalks to connect existing homes to nearby businesses before more retail centers […]

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City Council candidates address per pupil spending

Last week Charlottesville Tomorrow and The Daily Progress hosted a candidate forum for the five Democrats seeking election to Charlottesville City Council.  Two of the five seats on council will be on ballot this November in the general election.   These candidates are seeking the two nominations of the Democratic Party which will be decided […]