If you like these newsletters, this is a great time to tell a friend to subscribe! Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 Last year, traffic fatalities in Virginia skyrocketed. After slowly climbing from the low 700s in 2015 to 791 in 2020, fatal crashes jumped to 903 in 2021, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. And […]
If you like these newsletters, tell a friend to subscribe for free! Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 There’s a photography exhibition opening in Charlottesville next week that will display the professionally taken portraits of nearly 200 local African Americans taken in the early 20th Century. These pictures were made when Jim Crow laws enforced racial segregation […]
If you like these newsletters, this is a great time forward it and tell a friend to subscribe! Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 If you feel like you’re seeing more e-bikes zooming around Charlottesville lately, you’re not wrong. While they’re not going to be replacing cars anytime soon, the popularity of e-bikes has been steadily growing […]
The local health district and dozens of pharmacies are carrying the new boosters.
If you like these newsletters, tell a friend to subscribe! Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 Get ready! Omicron booster shots should be available in the Charlottesville area “sometime this week,” health officials say. The newly approved Pfizer Bivalent Boosters, designed to vaccinate against the two most prevalent COVID-19 variants currently circulating in the United States, has […]
The health district and a select number of local pharmacies will also have the shot.
If you like these newsletters, this is a great time to tell a friend to subscribe! Sept. 2, 2022 Monkeypox is here. As of Thursday, there were six confirmed cases of the disease in the Blue Ridge Health District. That’s still a small amount compared to elsewhere in the state, particularly areas near Washington D.C. […]
“It’s a very limited amount of vaccines we’ve received and administered,” said Kathryn Goodman, a spokesperson for the Blue Ridge Health District.
We’re terribly sorry, but this afternoon’s newsletter contained an error. The Rivanna River is not among the urban streams identified by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance as having dangerous levels of E. coli — and there is no need to avoid contact with it. As of today, only Pollocks Branch and Meade Creek were identified by […]
Want to get more of your neighbors involved in local news? Forward this email to a friend and tell them to subscribe here! Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022 Shannon Cruthirds knows her kids are responsible enough to walk to school. It’s the drivers in Charlottesville she’s concerned about. Cruthirds lives in the expanded “family responsibility zone” […]