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The Science Policy Initiative at UVA and Cville Comm-UNI-ty Science Briefing

Federal science policy affects state and local communities in many ways. Graduate students at the University of Virginia recognize this, and want to be involved in communicating the effects of science to policy makers and to the broader community. The Science Policy Initiative at UVA and the non-profit Cville Comm-UNI-ty ask that 5th District candidates […]

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President Ryan Appoints Working Group to Identify Key Issues for Improving UVA-Community Relationship

Strengthening the University’s relationship with the City of Charlottesville, County of Albemarle and the surrounding region is the goal of a new working group established by University of Virginia President Jim Ryan. The group will determine the highest-priority issues for consideration, which might include wages, housing, education, health care and other matters. “Building a stronger […]

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Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle County

New Information Regarding How to Report   Last week, the Albemarle County Broadband Authority (ABBA) asked members of the community to report areas in the County with insufficient broadband access. Since then, we have received hundreds of reports from residents! To allow us greater flexibility in accepting responses, we have redesigned the County’s Broadband page […]

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PVCC’s Financial Aid Office offers series of free FAFSA workshops

The Financial Aid Office at Piedmont Virginia Community College will host FAFSA Super Saturdays, a monthly workshop series that provides hands-on assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Completing the FAFSA is the first step for students interested in obtaining federal student financial aid as well as […]

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ACPS Selects Chief Technology Officer

Albemarle County Public Schools Selects Experienced Teacher, National Tech Leader, as Its Chief Technology Officer The Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools, Dr. Matthew Haas, said today that, following a nationwide search, Dr. Christine Diggs has been appointed as the division’s new Chief Technology Officer. Currently, Dr. Diggs is the Director of Technology Services for […]

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The Road to College: A Workshop for Parents

On Saturday, October 27th Renaissance School, in partnership for a second year with Jefferson Madison Regional Library, is hosting a workshop specifically for middle school parents as they prepare their students for success in high school, and ultimately, success in getting accepted to the college of their choice.  The workshop, The Road to College: A Workshop […]

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The Albemarle Broadband Authority Asks for Help Identifying Internet Access Needs in the County

We need your input!   The Albemarle Broadband Authority (ABBA) is identifying potential projects for the 2019 Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grant opportunity.   Our first step is to identify access needs because there is no database that provides information about what Internet services are available throughout the county. With your input, you can help […]

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First Hour Free at Water Street Parking Garage

City of Charlottesville coordinates prices and schedules at both downtown garages The changes in price and schedule were first implemented at the Market Street Garage in March. When the city reached agreement with Charlottesville Parking Center over the operation of the Water Street Garage, it was announced that the intent would be to operate the […]