Government & Courts

City Council wants to  augment private security cameras on the Downtown Mall and West Main. Staff photo.

Council considers security cameras

Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo laid out four options for cameras on the Downtown Mall and West Main corridor May 4, and asked City Council for guidance on which way to go. Councilors favored using already installed private cameras, with the city filling in the gaps. The most expensive plan and least favored by councilors […]

Former U.S. Senator John Warner, pictured with City Councilor Kathy Galvin, gets his own sign for the eponymous parkway at a May 11 dedication.
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Meadow Creek officially becomes John W. Warner Parkway

The last chapter in the controversial history of the area’s oldest road project took place May 11, when the parkway formerly known as Meadow Creek was dedicated to its biggest benefactor, former U.S. Senator John W. Warner. The Albemarle Board of Supervisors first approved a 2.3-mile road that would connect East Rio to McIntire at […]