This week was the steering committee kickoff for the city’s Comprehensive Plan update, affordable housing strategy and zoning rewrite. While much of the conversation focused on next steps and general goals, consultants and committee members alike pondered who else in the community needs representation going forward. Various people representing an array of residents, businesses, and general […]
The county’s Brookhill mixed-use development is about to take its next steps toward being move-in ready, and it’s being friendly to the spotted salamanders that already live there, too.
Next Monday is the first Monday of February (is it just me, or did January seem to last a very long time?), so it’s also time for another Charlottesville City Council meeting. Here’s a link to the full agenda, and here’s a link to the short version. Here’s a quick look at some things of […]
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“I didn’t really get involved in politics,” said Denver Riggleman, the incumbent Republican representative for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District now vying for a second term. “Politics got involved with me.” He cited the experience of starting a distillery with his wife as part of his political awakening and engagement. “I saw that the government really had control […]
The Space is part of a new-old Scottsville, a place that wants to grow as a job center while maintaining the character and small-town feel that residents love.
Another development proposal is testing out Albemarle County’s plan to transform its aging shopping malls.
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RICHMOND — Thousands gathered in Virginia’s capital Monday for a pro-gun rally and to lobby against tighter gun laws. The event was met with tighter than usual security. From sunrise until the afternoon, the pro-gun cohort navigated the guns-free steps of the Capitol while others carried their weapons and signs in the surrounding streets. All […]
Two national-level technology companies are planning to settle into Charlottesville’s 10th and Page neighborhood this spring and summer.