Environment

Ragged Mountain’s current prohibition against pets is pretty widely ignored, and some owners see the natural area as a place to leave their dogs’ feces.

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Running at Ragged? Public weighs in during third meeting

On a pleasantly wet Wednesday evening in late April, 60-odd people congregated at Trinity Presbyterian Church for the third public meeting about the Ragged Mountain Natural Area and its future. One of the many issues to be decided is who gets to use the park, now restricted to hikers and fishermen. Will mountain bikers, runners, […]

Drop by the book sale to benefit JMRL, appreciate the art of Bach & beer at Three Notch'd and run the Charlottesville Marathon in this week's Living Picks. Photo: Jack Looney

Living Picks: To-do this week

Nonprofit Friends of the Library book sale Leaf through thousands of books and other media at the 51st annual spring book sale to benefit the special programs and projects of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. Saturday, April 2-Sunday, April 10. Free, 10am-7pm. Gordon Avenue Library. 1500 Gordon Ave. 977-8467. Health & Wellness Charlottesville Marathon Dubbed “one of the top […]

This year's festival aims to start conversations between authors and readers.

Spreading the words: The Virginia Festival of the Book

Every March thousands gather in Charlottesville for the Virginia Festival of the Book, now in its 22nd year, to celebrate storytelling and literacy. With most events free of charge and open to the public, the festival encourages book-lovers from all over to attend readings and panels, to see some of their favorite writers up close, […]