The answer, local officials say, is simply that Charlottesville’s annual snowfall differs drastically from year to year.
The University of Virginia is asking for community input on what it should do with three potential sites for its Affordable Housing Initiative. But those who want to comment have to do it soon: UVA is collecting responses through Jan. 31.
While Dominion Energy says its crews are working around the clock, as of Thursday afternoon, more than 500 of its customers in Charlottesville, and more than 14,800 in Albemarle County, are still in the dark — and the cold.
Charlottesville City Council has voted to donate its statue of Robert E. Lee to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. The vote came after midnight Tuesday during a meeting in which Council also opted to postpone its vote on the city’s remaining two removed statues — that of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson as […]
Charlottesville City Councilors expect to discuss the fate of the city’s two removed Confederate monuments and the statue of Lewis, Clark and Sacagawea during Council’s Monday meeting. According to the agenda posted Thursday, Council will have a first reading toward “approving the disposition of statues: Robert E. Lee, Thomas J. ‘Stonewall’ Jackson, and Sacajawea-Lewis-Clark ‘Their […]
Monday night, Charlottesville City Council voted unanimously to adopt a new Comprehensive Plan. The vote was a major milestone nearly five years in the making. But the work is not over. “The real work is in implementation,” said public housing resident and tenants’ rights advocate Joy Johnson during Monday’s public comment period. “That’s where the […]
It’s a two-page appendix to a multi-chapter, more than 100-page document, but the new Future Land Use Map has been the most controversial aspect of the city’s Comprehensive Plan update to date. That continued Monday evening when the City Council held a public hearing on — and ultimately adopted — the plan, including the FLUM, […]
Monday night, Charlottesville City Council unanimously voted to adopt the newly-updated Comprehensive Plan. They did so on the first reading and public hearing, after nearly three hours of public comment from dozens of community members, most of whom spoke in favor of the plan. This wasn’t the first time Council discussed or heard about the […]
Brian Wheeler, Director of Communications for the city of Charlottesville, has resigned from his position. His last day will be Friday, Nov. 19. Wheeler is the latest in a long line of employees to leave their city hall jobs in recent months — many of them, including Wheeler, have held high-profile positions. News of his […]
Former Police Chief RaShall Brackney is demanding $3 million from the city of Charlottesville and has lodged a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that her Sept. 1 termination was unjust. Standing in front of city hall on Tuesday morning, Brackney and her attorney, Charles Tucker of The Cochran Firm, accused Charlottesville’s former […]