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Over the Railroad and Through the Woods

Related Articles: Five new places to bike or walk in the Charlottesville area this holiday season Connectivity key to Biscuit Run Park Over the Railroad and Through the Woods Credit: WTJU In our last Soundboard of 2019, we talk about the city and county’s efforts to improve infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists. Come for the […]

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Development Download & Gun Sanctuaries

Related Articles: Development Digest: Chick-Fil-A planned for Barracks Road Development Digest: Ridgewood Mobile Home Park sold to Virginia Beach-based developer Development Digest: Six- to eight-story apartment building planned for Stonefield Development Download & Gun Sanctuaries Credit: WTJU This week, we catch up on the Comprehensive Plan and how the City Council and Planning Commission make […]

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Development Digest: Ridgewood Mobile Home Park sold to Virginia Beach-based developer

Annette and Jerry Trombley are less worried about themselves than their neighbors. The couple said that they have been living in the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park in northern Albemarle County for around two decades and knew that the owner, Gary Howie, was trying to sell the park for much of that time. “The [‘For Sale’] sign has […]

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Losing a Garden & Feeding a City

Related Articles: The Friendship Court Garden’s final season The Reimagining of Friendship Court What will solve Charlottesville’s food access problem? Losing a Garden & Feeding a City Credit: WTJU With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we talk food this week. Emily Hays and Elliott Robinson discuss redevelopment of the city’s affordable housing and the community […]