Since 2011, Charlottesville police say there have been 10 reported criminal incidents on the Rivanna Trail. Three of those were attacks at Jordan Park, where this sign is located. Staff photo

Pay attention: Staying safe on the Rivanna Trail

By Rebecca Bowyer Within the last six months, there have been three reported cases of sexual assault along the Rivanna Trail in Charlottesville. The attacks have led some to wonder—just how safe is it to run, walk or hike the 20-mile trail? Although normally rare, attacks along some portions of the trail aren’t unheard of. […]

After noise complaints, folks at Allied Concrete Company have agreed to quiet down. File photo

The silence of the beepers

In March, C-VILLE reported on neighbors’ longtime concern about industrial noise coming from Allied Concrete Company—established on the outskirts of a residential neighborhood in 1945. North Downtowners near the concrete company’s Harris Street location complained about not being able to sleep through utility vehicles’ shrill-sounding backup beepers. “We are very sensitive to the fact that […]