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Democrat-dominated election highlights tensions under the big tent

The logo for the Charlottesville Democratic Party recently shifted from its cartoon donkey to artwork of the Blue Ridge Mountains. City party co-Chair Ivy Hinton urged the change in order to be more representative and inclusive of the local party as a whole and the geographical region of the state.  “One of the things that […]

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Local Elections + UVa To Raise Minimum Wage For Contract Workers

Related Article: 2019 Voter Guide launches with primary races Local Elections + UVa To Raise Minimum Wage For Contract Workers Credit: WTJU Charlottesville Tomorrow shares its encyclopedic knowledge of all the upcoming local election candidates. Plus, we talk about the history of the Living Wage Campaign at the University of Virginia and the impact of […]

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In bluing Albemarle, Scottsville District still a battleground for Democrats, GOP in supervisors race

During a recent forum at Victory Hall in Scottsville, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors candidate Michael Hallahan, a Republican, discussed how, while canvassing near 5th St. Station, he was surprised by many residents not realizing they were in the Scottsville District and that he and Democrat Donna Price were their options come Election Day.  Urban […]

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Charlottesville and Albemarle Leadership + Richard Harwood

Related Articles: On the Record: A conversation with Albemarle’s county executive On the Record: A conversation with Charlottesville’s city manager Tarron Richardson to become next city manager This week, Charlottesville Tomorrow introduces us to Charlottesville City Manager Tarron Richardson and Albemarle County Executive Jeff Richardson. Plus an overview of the General Assembly elections and a […]

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On the Record: A conversation with Albemarle’s county executive

With ongoing local elections for three Charlottesville City Council seats and three Albemarle County Board of Supervisors seats up for grabs, both the city and the county continue efforts to work collaboratively and think regionally. Over the summer, the city of Charlottesville filled its vacant city manager position with Tarron Richardson, the former city manager […]

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On the Record: A conversation with Charlottesville’s city manager

With ongoing local elections for three Charlottesville City Council seats and three Albemarle County Board of Supervisors seats up for grabs, both the city and the county continue efforts to work collaboratively and think regionally. Over the summer, the city of Charlottesville filled its vacant city manager position with Tarron Richardson, the former city manager […]

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Update on Confederate monuments + Renewable Energy

Related Articles: Despite ruling against city, Confederate statue case could continue This week, Charlottesville Tomorrow catches us up on the legal case that will determine the fate of Charlottesville’s Confederate monuments. Peter Galaska fills us in on the governor’s goals for expanding renewable energy by 2050. Plus, a discussion with Micah Ariel Watson on her […]

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Despite ruling against city, Confederate statue case could continue

After a three-day trial last week, Charlottesville Circuit Judge Richard E. Moore ruled against awarding damages from the city of Charlottesville’s shrouding of the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson following 2017’s Unite the Right rally. He also stated that he will award attorney’s fees to the plaintiffs. Earlier in […]