Cooling off in the city’s splash gardens is a thing of the past, thanks to a recent announcement that all Charlottesville pools and spraygrounds will be closed this summer. PC: Ron Paris

In brief: Masked melons, summertime sadness, and more

Goodbye, summer Monday is Memorial Day, the traditional start to summer, but this year, much of the city’s outdoor recreation space will be off limits. Last week, Charlottesville Parks & Recreation closed all city pools and spraygrounds for the summer, and canceled camps. In addition, other outdoor facilities, including basketball and tennis courts, picnic shelters, […]

Coronavirus coverage

Coronavirus coverage

We're continually covering the impact of the novel coronavirus on our community--this page includes all our prior news coverage. The first case of COVID-19 in Charlottesville was confirmed on March 16. As of May 20, there were 401 reported cases in the Charlottesville area, and 14 deaths. Statewide, there were 34,950 cases and 1,136 deaths. [...]