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Dunlora residents voice opposition to additional development on Rio Road

Dunlora residents do not want development near them, at least for now. More than 450 residents of the neighborhood have signed a petition to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission protesting further development on East Rio Road.  Then, on Tuesday evening, about 50 Dunlora residents gathered at the Planning Commission meeting to […]

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Can the Cherry Avenue Small Area Plan provide both investment and affordability for Fifeville?

Related Articles: ‘Almost every piece of land in 29 North is in play’ Connectivity key to Biscuit Run Park ‘This is home’ On Roosevelt Brown Boulevard, between West Main Street and Cherry Avenue, sits a vacant trapezoid of land with a sign that says, “For Lease – SoHo Technology Center.” The sign advertises a luxury […]

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*F*A*S*H*I*O*N*, Jefferson’s birthday, and GOP redistricting challenge

Related Articles: No one at public hearing spoke in favor of renaming Cale Elementary Months after renaming comments, Cale’s Albemarle schools legacy still unclear Mayor calls for removal of Lewis and Clark statue This week on WTJU’s Soundboard, Billy, Ali, Norah, and Elliott discuss race and legacy in Charlottesville and Albemarle. Billy describes public support […]

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Candidates reflect on primary campaigns

A crowd of over 50 gathered on the patio of Champion Brewing shortly after the primary election polls closed Tuesday. The skies were still blue, and results had yet to pour in for Virginia’s 57th District. The blue district, which represents Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County, had two women running in its Democratic primary. […]

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Local voter guide, plus Virginia Beach gun safety legislation response

Related Articles: 2019 Voter Guide launches with primary races A conversation with millennial City Council and Board of Supervisors candidates Local philanthropist proposes raising a “Bandera Monumental” on edge of Trump Winery This week on WTJU’s Soundboard, Charlotte discusses the June 11 primaries in Charlottesville and Albemarle and what the youngest candidates think they bring […]

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A conversation with millennial City Council and Board of Supervisors candidates

Charlottesville Tomorrow sat down with a Charlottesville City Council candidate and an Albemarle County Board of Supervisors candidate to discuss how the two governments could enhance collaboration and share insights as the youngest candidates in local races. Responses have been edited for clarity Charlotte Rene Woods: Run For Something is an organization that supports new […]