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  1. Charlottesville

    UPDATED - Our region is experiencing intermittent phone issues

    Call 911 if you can, text 911 if you cannot. Keep trying if your call is not answered. If you cannot get through on telephone, all fire, rescue, and police stations in Charlottesville and Albemarle are staffed to report your emergency. Read on...
  2. Recruits

    CFD Graduates Largest and Most Diverse Recruit Academy

    The Charlottesville Fire Department announces the graduation of twenty-two firefighters, the most diverse academy in the organization's history. Read on...
  3. Charlottesville

    Charlottesville to Complete Statue Removals

    The stone bases of the statues of Confederate Generals will be removed starting on Tuesday. Fencing around the construction zone will remain in place. Read on...
  4. Charlottesville

    Charlottesville to Initiate Statue Removals

    The bronze statues of Confederate Generals will be removed on Saturday. Fencing around the construction zone will be installed on Friday. Read on...
  5. Charlottesville

    City Seeks Expressions of Interest for Removal, Relocation, and Transfer of Ownership of Statues

    The City of Charlottesville is offering the statues/sculptures of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson for relocation and placement to any museum, historical society, government or military battlefield Read on...
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    Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The effort is part of the Charlottesville Office of Economic Development's Recovery Roadmap: A Plan for Business Recovery in Charlottesville. Read on...
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    New City Park to Officially Open with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The new City park is located in the 10th and Page neighborhood and a special ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Thursday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m. Read on...
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    Information Session Scheduled for Belmont Bridge Construction Project

    The Belmont Bridge project team will host a virtual meeting on August 11 to share information on the upcoming construction activities and timeline Read on...
  9. City County Seals

    Joint statement from Albemarle & Charlottesville Commonwealth's Attorneys

    The Commonwealth’s Attorneys of Albemarle County and Charlottesville have advised law enforcement that it is not a crime to wear masks in public to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 spread and exposure. Read on...
  10. Charlottesville

    City’s Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney named in Class of 2021 "Influential Women of Law"

    Areshini Pather, the City's Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, will be recognized for her outstanding service during an awards ceremony event on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Read on...
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  12. Lisa Robertson, Sam Sanders, Ashley Marshall, and Sue Moffett

    Charlottesville City Manager fills key leadership roles including first woman as City Attorney

    Appointed as City Attorney, Lisa Robertson is the first woman to hold the position in Charlottesville’s 133-year history Read on...
  13. Charlottesville

    Murder Charge Certified to Grand Jury

    Bryan Hatcher appeared in person before a Judge of the Charlottesville General District Court for a preliminary hearing. Read on...
  14. Volunteers at the Rivanna River Access Project 2

    Damaged Rivanna River Access Point Stairway Rebuilt by City Staff and Community Members

    City staff and community volunteers donated materials, equipment, and over 200 hours of labor to complete the extraordinary task. Read on...
  15. Charlottesville

    Charlottesville Aligns COVID-19 Prevention Strategies with the State

    City Council repeals local COVID-19 ordinance to avoid confusion with Governor’s Executive Orders; Local State of Emergency remains in effect Read on...
  16. Charlottesville

    “Books Behind Bars” Program to Launch at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail

    Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney Joe Platania Partners with the University of Virginia and the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail to Launch Innovative Educational and Rehabilitation Program for Inmates Read on...
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