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Developer seeks 65 homes on crowded Rio Road East

The Albemarle Planning Commission has recommended approval of a 65-unit apartment complex on Rio Road East, despite concerns that the surrounding area is developing faster than new infrastructure can be built. The proposed ‘Lofts at Meadowcreek’ is the latest residential project planned for a small stretch of Rio Road, joining the ranks of Belvedere, Dunlora […]

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City commission considers changes to PUD ordinance

In the past two months, the Charlottesville Planning Commission favorably reviewed a spate of applications for Planned Unit Developments—one in Belmont, another on Elliott Avenue, and a third in Johnson Village.  A number of concerns have surfaced during the process, however, prompting the commission to reexamine its PUD ordinance in a Tuesday evening work session. […]

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Audio of Democratic City Council Candidate Forum

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 in […]

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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 […]