A group of high school students stands poised around an elaborately constructed slide, preparing to test a small gliding vehicle they have made completely out of garbage.
They release the vehicle, which carries an open container of water, and...Read more
A local food program is working to improve the lives of refugees in the Charlottesville area and provide them with access to nutritious foods.
“Maybe half of the people here are from farming backgrounds and so people were interested...Read more
Students engaged in STEM activities at the BLAST summer program at the University of Virginia.Read more
Albemarle County is considering changes that would allow expansions to historic buildings with inns and restaurants.
“What we are talking about is expansion and new construction on sites with historic buildings formerly used as a restaurant or inn,” principal...Read more
Laura Pietro - Albemarle County Resident
Tell us about your volunteer activities.
When my family first moved to Charlottesville from New York in 1993, we volunteered at Holy Comforter’s Thursday noon soup kitchen for several years. From 2006 – 2010...Read more
The regional group that coordinates transportation planning in Charlottesville and Albemarle County has chosen Free Bridge as the project it will submit to the Virginia Department of Transportation for funding.
“This is a really important project for our jurisdictions,”...Read more
While their students get in the last few weeks of summer vacation, two dozen educators from Charlottesville and Albemarle County public schools are creating project-based, inter-disciplinary lesson plans.
Since the Public Education Foundation of Charlottesville-Albemarle’s three-day Innovation Institute began...Read more
The Charlottesville Planning Commission will not recommend that the city conduct a small-area plan for the area surrounding the intersection of Hydraulic Road and U.S. 29.
“I believe that, compared to the other small-area plans, this would be least...Read more
Missed state revenue targets could mean the Charlottesville and Albemarle County schools lose state money to support teacher and staff raises both divisions adopted for the current-year budget — but officials say raises will happen as promised anyway.
As Charlottesville’s public housing agency settles in under a new executive director, the City Council held a work session Monday to get acquainted with the body whose members they appoint to oversee its management.
“We have several new members...Read more
Albemarle County economic development staff on Monday presented data to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Economic Development Authority as officials gear up to craft a long-term economic development plan for the county.
The county’s director of economic...Read more
As Charlottesville waits for federal and state rail officials to work out the details of a second dedicated daily train, some want Union Station to be upgraded to accommodate more passengers.
“We believe an upgraded station will improve service...Read more