Boss, a lively Pomeranian owned, bred and handled by Christine Crane, won his first Best in Show on June 5 at the 57th annual Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show, held at Foxfield race course. More than 750 dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds competed in 90-degree weather. Those lucky enough to make it [...]
How to understand that strange species called children? For nine months of the year, they’re quarantined in their classrooms, known to those of us not responsible for them as the creatures who emerge from the yellow buses while we wait impatiently. But school ends this week for public schools and some private schools, and now [...]
In the current housing market, flexibility and creativity have become important skills. Homeowners who are ready to—or have already—put their property on the market are faced with the challenge not only of finding the right buyers, but of finding any buyer at all. With local and national statistics showing that it’s still a buyer’s market, [...]
Eagleburger, 80, served under Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, and was regarded as an apprentice to Henry Kissinger
Mike Marshall writes that the $9.6 million library could’ve been $6.9 million instead, and more time is more money
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory until 8pm with predicted temperatures in the high 90s and heat index values of up to 105 degrees
The latest results of the annual “Point-in-Time” census of the local homeless population show a decrease in both the total number of homeless individuals and the number of unsheltered individuals.
James Stocker, 79, was a member of Adventure Cycling Association, a group that was traveling from Yorktown to Oregon
When empty, the local mosque on 10 1/2 Street is a cozy two-story, 1,550-square-foot home on the edge of the UVA campus. Come time for Friday prayer, however, fitting 150 people comfortably in a 600-square-foot prayer space is a challenge. Many area Muslims are forced to pray outside the building. Khan Hassan, a board member [...]
In both Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program last opened three years ago during an intense stretch of the economic recession
Architect Kathy Galvin, elected to the city school board in 2007, is "is concerned about all people in the City of Charlottesville," says School Board Chair Leah Puryear
Isabel Castillo is undocumented and unafraid. When she was 6, she left Mexico for the United States and has been living in Harrisonburg ever since.
Planned improvements include the net elimination of six on-street parking spots in Midtown
Michael Strine will replace longtime COO Leonard Sandridge, who spent 44 years at UVA and will officially retire on July 1
At its most recent meeting, City Council voted to authorize condemnation proceedings to secure a section of the $30 million Hillsdale Drive Extended project between Kmart and what will soon be a new Whole Foods grocery store.
In addition to 1,700 construction jobs, the Shops at Stonefield will generate about 700 new jobs in retail and hotel management
Following Middle East travels and detention in Egypt, former Congressman weighs in on death of al Qaeda figurehead
The revised policy includes broader definitions of what constitutes sexual misconduct and expands the geographic limits of the University’s enforcement powers
In the past couple of years, condominiums have suffered the most severe blow in a real estate market that’s struggling overall. Although all signs point to a slowly stabilizing, what experts call “saleable,” market—evidenced by fewer days on the market and more activity in both Charlottesville and Albemarle—the health of our condo market still lags. [...]
Local residents have wondered what The Donald plans to do with his prime Albemarle County real estate.
Zinnia and her half-sister, Ella—short for Ellamenope—ran to the fence and wagged their short tails when called. They enthusiastically hopped and bleated while Woolen Mills resident Laura Covert uncovered two baby bottles filled with milk. Three times a day, Covert and her husband cross their 1.5-acre garden to feed two of the first miniature dairy [...]
"Solving homelessness is not about simply getting people a cot in a church basement," said Mayor Dave Norris, a vocal proponent of SRO housing in the city
In 2008, the League of American Bicyclists awarded Charlottesville a Bronze level for its bike friendly attitude, policies and infrastructure
Last September, C-VILLE reported that Biscuit Run was in consideration as a possible relocation candidate, but deed restrictions and master planning could delay the process.
Circuit Court Judge Cheryl Higgins dismissed a lawsuit filed against City Council by the Charlottesville Area Fitness Club Operators Association (CAFCOA) last week. While the ruling could clear the way for a long-awaited (and much contested) YMCA in McIntire Park, a pair of appeals could inhibit financing for the $15 million fitness facility. County supervisors [...]
According to UVA, in November, the University paid 61 employees the entry-level rate of $10.14 an hour, and a total of 286 employees less than $11.44 an hour.
At 9:30am on a Wednesday after heavy rains, 13-year-old Spencer Wood sits atop a hill in Afton, inspecting his surroundings. While most 13-year-olds in Albemarle County are in a classroom at this very moment, Spencer is surveying what has changed here at his “sit spot”—looking for changing leaf colors, new plant shoots, evidence of animal [...]