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Charlottesville Women In Tech celebrates 5th birthday

The sky’s the limit for Charlottesville Women in Tech, as the organization on Wednesday marked its fifth birthday with a celebration at Skybar. A crowd of more than 30 people gathered for refreshments and socializing. The organization offers resources, support and networking to women in the Charlottesville area who work in or are engaged in science, […]

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Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society makes case to council for renewed lease

The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society has taken the first step toward the renewal of its lease of the McIntire Building on Second Street Northeast. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the organization presented a report on the goals it was asked to meet before the council considered the lease renewal. The report came after questions were […]

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Walker students vote on uses for $6,000 grant

Three months ago, the sixth grade at Charlottesville’s Walker Upper Elementary School was presented with an exciting question: How would you use $6,000 to make your school better? On Wednesday evening, Walker held a schoolwide referendum on 15 potential uses that were put forth by the sixth-grade class. A proposal to organize basketball and soccer […]

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The Reimagining of Friendship Court

The redevelopment of Friendship Court is slated to be the largest new construction of low-income housing undertaken in Charlottesville in more than two decades. The plan alone is groundbreaking, having been created by current Section 8 residents in partnership with Piedmont Housing Alliance.

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Planning Commission sends CIP to City Council with $1 million affordable housing fund request

After about three hours of discussion largely centered on affordable housing, the Charlottesville Planning Commission on Tuesday endorsed the city’s five-year Capital Improvement Program budget in a 6-0 vote. The recommendation to the City Council included adding $1 million for the Charlottesville Affordable Housing Fund for fiscal year 2020, as that line item previously was […]