Growth spurt

The past and future collide in Crozet

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Amanda Bishop

You’re missing comments or mention of a very important Crozetian….Thomas Loach

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Crozet is a very special place, but I saw so much change occur from the time that I moved away in 2001 and returned in 2010. I’ve been fortunate to find affordable housing in the area, but that is few and far between in these parts. I think that some sort of allowances should be made to house teachers, police officers, firefighters and others who provide public sector services at levels of income below that necessary to purchase a house at the median price point of $415,000. The other thing that makes little sense is naming a subdivision in Western… Read more »

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Hate to see this happen to Crozet. The bucolic charm will fade into the sunset as more “come heres” invade their idyllic way of life bringing their own demands and living habits. Typically when this happens the new comers will demand those amenities they enjoyed “back home” and always state their desire “to pay more taxes” to get them. And so, the country folk get screwed. Big Time.

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Too bad Crozet did not learn from Loudoun County. Go look at Leesburg, Purcellville and even Round Hill and all you see is “econoboxes” everywhere. It is ugly….no…dog ugly. The county always elects poor BOS people who are wowed by bully developers who shout…build more…and you will have a better county. Bulloney….the schools now have nearly 75k kids and there is always a number of schools that need to be built. The taxes are ridiculous, traffic deplorable unless you want to shell out 15.00 a day for the privilege of using the Greenway, a private toll road who can raise… Read more »