35 percent of Charlottesville’s 291 public works employees are African American, but only 16 percent are supervisors or managers
The news comes just days after President Barack Obama signed legislation that targets and reshapes the nation’s patent laws
The audience quizzed the candidates on a variety of issues from the Western Bypass, to raising taxes to their plans for economic development.
The University of California, Berkeley tops the list. Rounding out the top five are the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Ted Weschler, Charlottesville-based donor and managing partner of Peninsula Capital Advisors, has just gotten a dream job.
Charlottesville Tomorrow received $102,000 from the Knight Foundation to expand its information platform, including cvillepedia and 3D models
Residents of Crescent Hall and Fifeville want more police officers patrolling their neighborhood during the day and night, especially in Tonsler Park. For several years, concerns over community policing, in which officers are assigned to specific neighborhoods, have been persistent at both sites. But last Wednesday night, during an open meeting with City Council members at the Crescent Hall public housing project, residents put their calls for improved law enforcement ahead of numerous maintenance issues, from broken elevators to overflowing toilets.
By now, saying that this real estate market is difficult has a certain broken-record quality. But even getting a refinance loan is “tougher than it used to be,” says Phillip Mahone, co-owner of Mahone Mortgage, LLC in Charlottesville. “The biggest issue right now is the decline in property values.” In fact, according to Zillow Inc., [...]
Much of the campaign for the Democratic nomination to City Council was spent drawing lines between the candidates who supported the construction of the Meadow Creek Parkway (MCP) and the ones who didn’t; the ones in favor of a new earthen dam at Ragged Mountain and the ones who preferred dredging the South Fork Rivanna [...]
The line that formed outside the Southwood Community Center stretched out of sight. Moms, dads, students, teachers and administrators gathered on August 16 to get a piece of the fun at the second annual Back-to-School Festival, an event designed to help Southwood families celebrate and prepare for the start of the school year. This year, [...]
A male victim was robbed in the early hours of Saturday on the 1100 block of John Street
Asked what this latest development means for the Landmark, Halsey Minor says “nothing more than pure irony.”
“When is this thing going to start?” asks a resident during a redevelopment check-in meeting at Crescent Hall, one of several public housing sites in Charlottesville. Amy Kilroy, director of redevelopment for the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority, answers the same way she has since the start of a summer-long meeting series to discuss redevelopment. “We [...]
Feel spoiled for choice? C-VILLE assembled a few notes and quotes on the seven candidates currently vying for their party's nomination.
For transportation to be effective, improvements must be done “together,” says the incumbent councilor.
Since its purchase by the Piedmont Housing Alliance (PHA), the vacant piece of land between King, Grove and Ninth streets in Fifeville has waited for a facelift for more than 10 years. The Fifeville triangle, which abuts the city’s busy Cherry Avenue Corridor and is within walking distance to the UVA Medical Center, is now [...]
The candidate said it is necessary to stop looking at art in a “fuzzy way,” but rather as “the economic driver of the region”
Huja and Galvin will square off on Saturday against five additional Democratic candidates in the firehouse primary
Paul Beyer greeted me, barefoot, as I entered his loft apartment. After a firm handshake, I was ushered to one of three mismatched couches that fill the space he currently shares with his younger brother Scott. Beer in hand, he welcomed a dozen other guests to his twice weekly “Talk About the City” salon. It’s [...]
Brandon Collins, Scott Bandy, Paul Long and Andrew Williams signed the letter, while Bob Fenwick was not included in the statement
Parties pit right to free speech against right to avoid unwanted conversations
Jennifer McKeever intends to ask City Council to expand internet service to allow students better access to the schools’ technology initiatives
The three permits issued deal with the actual construction of the structure and controlled breaches for both upper and lower Ragged Mountain Dam.
Tom Olivier: “we believe [these candidates] have the ability to simultaneously protect the environment and provide opportunities for better lives for people.”
Both candidates for the county Board of Supervisors’ Rivanna District—Democrat Cynthia Neff and incumbent Republican Ken Boyd—agree that northern Albemarle needs a bypass around 29N. They simply don’t agree on the definition of “bypass,” a word that may well define their race for Boyd’s supervisor seat.
In real estate, making the right investment is not an easy task, especially now that purchasing property isn’t the predictable money-maker it used to be. There are endless elements and amenities to consider before taking the ultimate financial leap of faith. Locally, buyers are of the careful and calculating kind. That pickiness allows Realtors to [...]