In the latest chapter of the debate between resource extraction and conservation, Virginia environmentalists are taking aim at a crop of legislation moving through the U.S. House of Representatives that they say would damage protected wilderness areas in Virginia and around the country. Advocacy group Environment Virginia held a press event Wednesday at Darden Towe […]
More than 4,000 miles away in Bristol Bay, Alaska, a Canadian mining company has been seeking the go-ahead to create North America’s biggest open-pit mine in a search for gold and copper. But the bay is also the site of the world’s largest sockeye salmon harvest. Forty million of the fish come home to the […]
The locavore craze is spreading, and fast. American agriculture has come under public scrutiny, and more and more people want to know the origin of the food on their plates. Central Virginia’s hunger for food produced sustainably and close to home is fed by scores of nearby farms, but Congress may not be keeping pace […]
(Photo by John Robinson) ABODE NEWS I’m your density Plenty of people live on the Downtown Mall, but for the entire month of May, Stephen Balut took that notion to an extreme when he took up residence in the front window of Chroma Projects. A painter who’s been represented by the gallery since shortly after […]
The question of mental health, and in particular, happiness, seems more vital than ever.
he question of mental health, and in particular, happiness, seems more vital than ever.
From expert calligraphers and tattoo artists to typewriter and eyeglass repairmen, Charlottesville is home to plenty of people we can only call handy
Following last Tuesday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake, many locals began to reach out to check the status of friends and family in Haiti, and offer assistance.
Charlottesville and Albemarle County are still feeling the effects of the weekend’s snowstorm.
We explore words and phrases that should probably be retired come 2010.
Don’t let Fluffy go hungry this winter.
Oops, our bad! In today’s cover story, we left out some key players leading Charlottesville’s green charge.
Charlottesville Fire Chief Charles Werner says the city is stepping up to make sure every home has a working smoke detector.
Duncan, who in his youth spent time after school being tutored in a Chicago church basement through a program his mother ran, said teaching programs should be the most important at universities.
Good morning, veggie lovers! We’ve taken Green Scene to the streets today.
Albemarle County Superintendent Pam Moran recommended renovation of three county schools at a School Board work session yesterday.
What will you watch on TV this fall season?
Peter Hatch, whose books The Gardens of Monticello and The Fruit Trees of Monticello are standard-bearers in historic gardening
Ten Charlottesville bands played at last weekend’s FloydFest, held just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Floyd, Virginia.
C-VILLE’s Andrew Cedermark walks the nearly two miles that will become the Meadowcreek Parkway
All local, all the time. At least, that’s what these corporations want you to think.
Is the Daily Progress in big trouble? Read more in this week’s cover story.
With an upcoming CD release party and the promise of success, we wanted to know this about Sons of Bill