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Soundboard 11-2-2012 – Charlottesville’s news straight from the source

Soundboard: Charlottesville’s news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Friday from 9-10 AM, tune in to hear area journalists and guests discuss local news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. Whether we’re talking about city politics, scientific innovations, or the local music scene, […]

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Soundboard 7-20-2012 – Charlottesville’s news straight from the source

Soundboard: Charlottesville’s news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Friday from 9-10 AM, tune in to hear area journalists and guests discuss local news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. Whether we’re talking about city politics, scientific innovations, or […]

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Soundboard 7-13-2012 – Charlottesville’s news straight from the source

Soundboard: Charlottesville’s news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Friday from 4-5 PM, tune in to hear area journalists and guests discuss local news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. Whether we’re talking about city politics, scientific innovations, or […]

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Stonefield’s grading and stormwater reviewed by Albemarle

Facing the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, the developers of Stonefield had simply hoped to get an extension on the deadline to plant vegetation. However, the mixed-use development got more scrutiny Wednesday on the water below ground level than the plants above. The board took the opportunity to discuss the developer’s alleged violation of a Charlottesville-issued erosion and sedimentation […]

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Seminole property owners: Hillsdale Drive threatened by Stonefield stormwater

A lawyer representing the Seminole Square Shopping Center told the Charlottesville Planning Commission Tuesday that the construction of one of the region’s top transportation priorities may not proceed as planned if the stormwater management plan for the Shops at Stonefield are not amended. “It is likely that Hillsdale Drive will not be built if this thing goes forth,” said Frederick […]

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Stonefield developer appeals city stormwater violations

One of the largest commercial developments ever built in Albemarle County appears to be in violation of a land disturbance permit issued by the city of Charlottesville.    Stonefield is located in Albemarle County, but all of the rain that falls upon the 65-acre site drains downstream into Meadow Creekthrough the city of Charlottesville.    State law required the developer, Edens, […]

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New deli in Shoppers World moving along

The old Ragazzi’s restaurant in Shoppers World soon will be given a new lease on life as the home of a Jason’s Deli. Albemarle County’s Architectural Review Board reviewed the company’s plans to alter the exterior of the building during its meeting Monday. Plans included additional windows but no outdoor seating. Alex Williams, district manager […]

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Meadows residents seek protection from Stonefield traffic

By Sean Tubbs Charlottesville Tomorrow Sunday, December 11, 2011 Residents of Charlottesville’s Meadows neighborhood have expressed concern that their streets may be overwhelmed by traffic generated by the Stonefield commercial center currently under construction in Albemarle County. “We’ve got a lot of concerns about people being tempted to avoid all of the traffic congestion,” said […]

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Architectural Review Board finally approves Trader Joe’s brick color

By Kurt Walters Charlottesville Tomorrow Tuesday, December 6, 2011 The Albemarle County Architectural Review Board moved a planned Trader Joe’s grocery store at Stonefield one step closer to construction on Monday with a 3-2 vote approving the building’s brick color. The brick facing the intersection of U.S. 29 and Hydraulic Road had emerged as a […]