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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Part 1 of the Draft Zoning Ordinance Available for Review

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 3, 2022

Part 1 of the Draft Zoning Ordinance Available for Review

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is seeking input on the draft zoning ordinance, including the zoning districts and map.

Background &am...

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Posted on: February 5, 2023

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of February 6-10, 2023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 3, 2023

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of February 6-10th, 2023 –  Old Avon closed between Garrett Street and East South Street.  Flagging on 9th/Avon Street, Monticello Road, Old Avon, East South Street, Graves Stre...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offering Hiring Bonus For Summer Camp Staff

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 3, 2023

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offering Hiring Bonus For Summer Camp Staff

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is offering incentive bonuses to boost hires for summer ’23. Charl...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 2, 2023

Freshly Ground, Local Mulch at the Ivy Material Utilization Center

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 2, 2023

Freshly Ground, Local Mulch at the Ivy Material Utilization Center

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - After grinding 2,200 tons of vegetative waste brought to the Ivy MUC in the last six months, this freshly ground mulch fr...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 2, 2023

City Council Narrows Down the List of Appointed Council Member Applicants

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 2, 2023

City Council Narrows Down the List of Appointed Council Member Applicants

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Following an open call to fill an Appointed Council Member seat that yielded 20 applications, Charlottesville Cit...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Community and Business Survey Launched in Support of Economic Development Strategic Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2023

Community and Business Survey Launched in Support of Economic Development Strategic Plan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The process to develop a new five-year Economic Development Strategic Plan for the City of Charlot...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Interim City Manager to Host a Citizen Budget Forum This Evening

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 31, 2023

Interim City Manager to Host a Citizen Budget Forum This Evening

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Interim City Manager, Michael C. Rogers, will host a Citizen Budget Forum this evening from 6-8 PM at Carver Recreation Ce...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Full List of Appointed City Council Member Applicants Now Online

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 30, 2023

Full List of Appointed City Council Member Applicants Now Online

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville City Council is seeking applications for an Appointed Council Member seat following the departure of City ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 27, 2023

City Assessor's Office Completes 2023 Reassessment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2023

City Assessor's Office Completes 2023 Reassessment

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Of the 15,148 taxable properties, residential parcels increased by an average of 11.52%. Commercial properties (including apart...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 27, 2023

New Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue Staff Members Sworn In

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2023

New Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue Staff Members Sworn In

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Business Tax Auditors and Tax Specialists were among the new staff members sworn in by Charlottesville Clerk of Court, Llezell...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Appointed City Council Member Applicants Now Posted Online

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 24, 2023

Appointed City Council Member Applicants Now Posted Online

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville City Council is seeking applications for an Appointed Council Member seat following the departure of City Counci...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Emergency Shelter Options for Residents Who are Unhoused

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2022

Emergency Shelter Options for Residents Who are Unhoused

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Residents who are experiencing homelessness, can call 434-207-2328 to receive assistance with shelter and access to programs to as...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Proposed New Charlottesville Voting Precincts Introduced to City Council

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 18, 2023

Proposed New Charlottesville Voting Precincts Introduced to City Council

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On January 17, 2023, revised boundary lines for the nine Charlottesville voting precincts were presented before Ci...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 5, 2023

TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridge Repairs on 250 Bypass Daytime Lane Closures

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 3, 2023

Traffic Alert for Bridge Repairs on 250 Bypass Daytime Lane Closures.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The 250 By-pass bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad and 250 By-pass over Rugby Ave. will have the inside l...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Charlottesville DMV Select Services

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 9, 2023

Charlottesville DMV Select Services

DMV Select locations are permitted to issue or process:

  • Original, replacement, substitute and supplemental titles
  • Title maintenance to change information on title records (i.e. adding/re...
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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Charlottesville Downtown Mall Tree Work Starts January 10th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 6, 2023

Charlottesville Downtown Mall Tree Work Starts January 10th

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department will be removing nine trees on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. Trees...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Charlottesville City Council Seeks Applications for Appointed Council Member

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 4, 2023

Charlottesville City Council Seeks Applications for Appointed Council Member

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville City Council is seeking applications for an Appointed Council Member seat following the upcomin...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 4, 2023

City of Charlottesville to Utilize Newer, More Progressive Method for Bridge Replacement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 5, 2023

City of Charlottesville to Utilize Newer, More Progressive Method for Bridge Replacement  

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – With the design for replacing the Dairy Road Bridge estimated to begin in July,...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Lend a Helping Hand to Reduce Pollution: Donate Reusable Grocery Bags

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 3, 2023

Lend a Helping Hand to Reduce Pollution: Donate Reusable Grocery Bags

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is moving to reduce plastic pollution in our community.  As authorized through Vi...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Safety First: Preparing for Winter in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 22, 2022

Safety First: Preparing for Winter in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – During extremely cold weather or winter storms, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. Winter storms can bring cold temp...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 30, 2022

REMINDER – Plastic Bag Tax Effective January 1, 2023 in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 30, 2022

REMINDER – Plastic Bag Tax Goes Into Effect on January 1, 2023 in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is moving to reduce plastic pollution in our community.  ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 18, 2022

City of Charlottesville Launches 2022 National Community Survey to Gauge Resident Satisfaction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 8, 2022

City of Charlottesville Launches 2022 National Community Survey to Gauge Resident Satisfaction 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is excited to announce the launch of Polco (www.polco.u...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Application for Funding Interest for Housing Operations & Program Support

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 1, 2022

City Opens Application for Funding Interest for Housing Operations & Program Support (HOPS)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is pleased to open the Application for Funding Interest for Housing Opera...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Upcoming Closure of City Offices for Thanksgiving Holiday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 21, 2022

Upcoming Closure of City Offices for Thanksgiving Holiday

Charlottesville City government offices will be closing at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23, and will remain closed through Friday, November 25 in observance o...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 16, 2022

A Statement on the Passing of Cole Hendrix, Former City Manager

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2022

A Statement on the Passing of Cole Hendrix, Former Charlottesville City Manager

Charlottesville City Government is saddened to report that Mr. Cole Hendrix, City Manager of Charlottesville from 1971-1996, passed away l...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Buy Local Campaign Encourages Supporting Local Small Business this Holiday Season

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 10, 2022

Buy Local Campaign Encourages Supporting Local Small Business this Holiday Season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Albemarle County & Charlottesville Buy Local campaign highlights small businesses within Charlottesville a...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Community Resources for Financial Relief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 1, 2022

Community Resources for Financial Relief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Charlottesville, provides financial relief for comm...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Joint Press Release from Commonwealth's Attorney and CPD

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 31, 2022

Joint Press Release from Commonwealth's Attorney and Charlottesville Police Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Sunday October 23, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to a shots fired report near...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 13, 2022

City of Charlottesville Notice of Funding Availability for Housing-Related Activities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 13, 2022

City of Charlottesville Notice of Funding Availability for Housing-Related Activities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In November 2021, the City Council approved and adopted the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment, of which the Cha...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 12, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces Resignation of PCOB Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 12, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces Resignation of PCOB Executive Director

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announced today that Hansel Aguilar, Executive Director of the Police Civilian Oversight Board, ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Tree Removal - Charlottesville Downtown Mall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 6, 2022

Tree Removal - Charlottesville Downtown Mall

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Division will be removing nine trees on Charlottesville’s Downton Mall. Trees have be...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Urban Stream Health, Water Quality Monitoring, and Bacterial Contamination

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 29, 2022

Urban Stream Health, Water Quality Monitoring, and Bacterial Contamination

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Urban streams often have some water quality impairment due to the developed nature of the lands that drain into them. This ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Draft Inclusionary Zoning Analysis Available; Comment Period Extended

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 23, 2022

Draft Inclusionary Zoning Analysis Available; Comment Period for Zoning Approach Extended Through September 6

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is seeking input on its approach to the Zoning Rewrite.

Backg...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: June 24, 2022

City of Charlottesville receives AAA Bond Rating and Completes Bond Sale

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 24, 2022

City of Charlottesville receives AAA Bond Rating and Completes Bond Sale

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has again received the highest rating from both S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: June 12, 2022

**UPDATE 4:50PM** - Missing Person Has Been Located Safely

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 12, 2022

**UPDATE 4:50PM** - Missing Person in Charlottesville Has Been Located Safely

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Police Department confirms that the missing person has been located safely.

[original release below]

CHARLOT...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

**UPDATE 6/10/22** - Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 10, 2022

**UPDATE 6/10/22** - Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

UPDATE 6/10/22: Charlottesville Police Department confirms that Ms. Hundertmark has reached out to her family and advised them that she is safe.

[origi...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: May 27, 2022

City Building Permit Division Experiencing Low Staffing Levels

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 27, 2022

City Building Permit Division Experiencing Low Staffing Levels

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville Department of Neighborhood Development Services (NDS) is currently experiencing low staffing levels in its bui...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 24, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 15, 2022

Schenks Branch Tributary Virtual Public Meeting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is undertaking an environmental restoration project in the section of McIntire Park that is home to the Botanic...

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News Flash

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Conduct Holiday Business Inspections

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – To ensure our community's safety during this time, CFD personnel will conduct annual holiday inspec...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) to Host Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 24, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will host its annual awards and recognition ceremony on Thursday, October...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalion Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jeremy Evans to Battalio...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2022

Deputy Chief Michael Thomas Appointed Interim Fire Chief of the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Interim City Manager Michael C. Rogers has appointed Michael L. Thomas to serve as Interim Fire Chief...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 14, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) promotes Assistant Fire Marshal to Battalion Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department promotes Assistant Fire Marshal Captain Jonathan Williams to...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) Promotes New Battalion Chiefs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will promote new Battalion Chiefs effective September 17, 2022. 

Fire Chie...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 25, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Deploys Fire Prevention Devices Throughout City Neighborhoods

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy state-of-the-art, 21st century stovetop fire stop device...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Welcomes New Emergency Services Program Specialist

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Fire Department hires new EMS Billing and Compliance Specialist.

The Charlottesville Fire ...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 18, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department Receives International Reaccreditation Status.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation Interna...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department to Deploy Chest Compression Devices and Video Intubation Equipment.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department to Deploy Chest Compression Devices and Video Intubation Equipment.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department will deploy 21st-century medical devices to improve cardiac arrest p...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

CFD to host its first-ever Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 22, 2022

CFD to host its first-ever Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will host its first Girls’ Fire & Rescue Camp in its 166-year history, to en...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 15, 2022

Charlottesville Fire Department announces the promotion of a new Deputy Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On August 1, 2022, the Charlottesville Fire Department will appoint its newest Deputy Chief of Operations, Scott...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

June 14, 2022

 Deputy Michael Thomas joins the Charlottesville Fire Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Fire Department welcomes the new Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction.

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2022

Stop The Bleed Training

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - CFD Partners with The B.U.C.K SQUAD to provide life-saving skills.

Thursday, the Charlottesville Fire Department will provide Stop the Bleed training to a local volunteer group...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 10, 2022

Newly Promoted Fire Captain Graduates from Academy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Newly promoted CFD Captain, Michael Link, has graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer Academy.  

Captain Michael Link attended the Virgi...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

CFD Staff Complete HazMat Training

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFEBRUARY 9, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Four Charlottesville firefighters have completed hazardous materials training.

Last week, four firefighters from the Charlottesville Fire Department completed a rigorous training course at the Cent...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Suspect Arrested in Grove St. Homicide Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 3, 2023

Suspect Arrested in Grove St. Homicide Case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) detectives have arrested 38-year-old Charlottesville resident, Tadashi Demetrius Keys, for the January ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 29, 2023

Shots Fired Report: Grove St.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 29, 2023

Shots Fired Report: Grove St.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 9:41 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 1100 block of Grove Street for a shots fired report.

Upon ar...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Joint Release: Charlottesville Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to Events in Memphis

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 27, 2023

Joint Release: Charlottesville Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to Events in Memphis

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – We are profoundly saddened by the actions that led to the untimely, senseless, and brutal death of Tyre Nichols ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 27, 2023

CPD Response to Impending Video Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 27, 2023

CPD Response to Impending Video Release

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) has been briefed by law enforcement partners regarding five officers who have been fired and charged in...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2023

CPD Responds to Multiple Shootings This Week

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 25, 2023

CPD Responds to Multiple Shootings This Week

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Over the past few days, Charlottesville has incurred two shootings, both of which are currently under investigation. The Charlottesville Polic...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Bicyclist Struck in Crash on Ivy Road | UPDATE 1/20/2023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 13, 2022

Bicyclist Struck in Crash on Ivy Road Thursday Night

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist that occurred at approximately 10:55 p.m. o...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 27, 2022

Missing Persons Report: Update 1/17/2022

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Missing Persons Report: 12/27/2022

The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, John Milton Harris III. Mr. Harris is a 60-year-old white male, 5 foot 8 inches tall with a medium buil...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 8, 2023

Shots Fired Report: Monticello Rd.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 8, 2022

Shots Fired Report: Monticello Rd.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On January 8th at approximately 1:40 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 400 block of Monticello Rd. for a reported shooting.

Once on l...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Shots Fired Report: North Berkshire Rd.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 19, 2022

Shots Fired Report: North Berkshire Rd.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On December 19th at approximately 5:45 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 2300 block of North Berkshire Rd. for a reported shooting.

One ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 18, 2022

Shots Fired Report: 14th St. NW

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 18, 2022

Shots Fired Report: 14th St. NW

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On December 18th at approximately 2:20 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 100 block of 14th St. NW for a shots fired report.

One male v...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Shots Fired Report 12/5/2022: West Main St.

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December 5, 2022

Shots Fired Report: 12/5/2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On December 3rd at approximately 7:45 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 800 block of West Main St. for a shots fired report.

The individual was tra...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Public Service Announcement: Holiday Safety Tips

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Holiday Public Service Announcement

December 1, 2022

Public Service Announcement: Holiday Safety Tips

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – As the holiday season approaches, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) would like to share some important safety tips...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Walker Upper Elementary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 15, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Walker Upper Elementary School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 10:48 a.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Wal...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

CPD Arrests Suspect Linked to Social Media Threats Against UVA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 14, 2022

 

CPD Arrests Suspect Linked to Social Media Threats Against UVA

 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – At approximately 10:30 a.m. on November 14th, 2022, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD), while working in...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Driver Arrested in East High St. Hit & Run Case

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November 7, 2022

Driver Arrested in East High St. Hit & Run Case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – A male suspect has been charged and arrested in connection to a Hit & Run case involving a bicyclist.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 23, 2022

Shots Fired Report 10/24/2022: West Main St.

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October 24, 2022

Shots Fired Report 10/23/2022: West Main St.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On October 23rd at approximately 1:00 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 200 block of West Main St. for a shots fired report.

Upon ar...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Larceny Report: 10/25/2022

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Larceny Report: 10/25/2022

The suspect displayed in the photos below was spotted on October 25, 2022, at approximately 12:04 a.m. removing a “Welcome Jewish Students” banner from a building located on the 2000 block of Lewis Mountain Rd.

The suspect was las...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 20, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Buford Middle School

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October 20, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Buford Middle School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 12:40 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Buford Middle ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 16, 2022

CPD Shots Fired Report 10/16/22: Hardy Dr.

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October 16, 2022

CPD Shots Fired Report 10/16/22: Hardy Dr.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On October 16th at approximately 2:39 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 800 block of Hardy Dr. for multiple reports of shot...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 15, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

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October 15, 2022

CPD Provides Information on Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On October 15th at approximately 5:15 PM a CPD Officer heard gunshots in the area of the Omni Hotel parking lot in Downtown Charlottesville.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Shots Fired Report Near Anderson St

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Shots Fired Report Near Anderson St

On 9/28/22 at approximately 2:40PM, Charlottesville Police officers responded to a shots fired report at the 900th block of Anderson St. 

The incident involved 2 male victims, both appearing to be in stable condi...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 27, 2022

Missing Persons Report: 12/27/2022

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Missing Persons Report: 12/27/2022

The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, John Milton Harris III. Mr. Harris is a 60-year-old white male, 5 foot 8 inches tall with a medium buil...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Charlottesville High School

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September 19, 2022

CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Charlottesville High School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 1:19 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Charlo...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 17, 2022

CPD Investigating Homicide Near 3rd St

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CPD Investigating Homicide Near 3rd St

The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred around 3:00 a.m. on 9/17/2022 near the 300 Block of 3rd Street NE.  

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Intersections Surrounding Elliott Avenue

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September 15, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Intersections Surrounding Elliott Avenue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - CPD is currently investigating a death and multiple vehicle collisions at intersections surrounding Elliott Avenue.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Shots Fired Report: 9/10/2022

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Shots Fired Report: 9/10/2022

On 9/10/22 at approximately 6:40PM, Charlottesville Police officers responded to a shots fired report at the 300th block of East Main Street on the downtown mall. 

No injuries or property damage were reported. The case...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

CPD to Modify Police Response to Citizen Reports

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September 7, 2022

CPD to Modify Police Response to Citizen Reports

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Due to staffing shortages, CPD will make adjustments to its citizen report-response protocol.

Due to the continued staffing shortages within the Cha...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Charlottesville High School

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September 1, 2022

CPD Responds to Incident at Charlottesville High School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 2:00, Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible firearm on Charlottesville High School (C...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary at Onesty Pool in Charlottesville

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July 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary at Onesty Pool in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating a Burglary that occurred on July 1, 2022, at approximately 4:50 a.m. at the...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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April 28, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on April 25, 2022 in the 400 block of He...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

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April 21, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report.

The report provides important statistical data, as well as a glimpse of our departments activities through...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

UPDATE (4/20/22): Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

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April 20, 2022

UPDATE - 4/20/22: Regan Elizabeth Kale, who was previously reported missing, came into contact with Law Enforcement last night (4/19/22) and was safe.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

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CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides the following information regarding two recent shooting incidents in the City.

On March 19, 2022 the Charlottesvi...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the morning of March 29th.

At approximately 12:4...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - [UPDATE 3/21/22 AT 3:30PM] - The investigation into the shooting incident that occurred this weekend in the parking lot of the Fry Springs Beach ...

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Charlottesville Police News

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Charlottesville Climate Action Plan has officially been adopted!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2023

Charlottesville’s Climate Protection Program is pleased to share that the Climate Action Plan (Link) has officially been adopted as an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan! As we move from the p...

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Climate Action
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Planning Commission votes to advance the Climate Action Plan

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Last night, on Dec. 13, 2022, at a joint meeting of the Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council, the Planning Commission voted to recommend the Charlottesville Climate Action Plan as an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan.This is an im...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Adopting Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

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BackgroundOn October 3, 2022, the City's Climate Program staff presented Charlottesville's first Climate Action Plan at a City Council work session. The Climate Action Plan is a strategic document aimed at achieving Charlottesville's greenhouse gas reduct...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Next Steps for Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan

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Last week, on October 3, the City's Climate Program staff presented the Charlottesville Climate Action Plan at a City Council work session. The agenda memo and the work session video recording are available here.  The Climate Action Plan document...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Charlottesville's Climate Action Plan Available Online

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Charlottesville’s Climate Action Plan is now available online and will be presented to City Council at the Monday, October 3, 2022 work session! Council work sessions begin at 4:00 pm, and more information can be accessed at the City Council Meetings webp...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Climate Action Plan to be Presented to City Council - 10/03/2022

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The City of Charlottesville has committed to developing a Climate Action Plan (CAP) aimed to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction goals of 45% by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The CAP presents a strategic framework to prioritize actions to meet the ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Upcoming Climate Action Listening Sessions & Town Hall Community Workshop

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August 2022 Community Input Opportunities for the Climate Action Plan

Listening Sessions:The City of Charlottesville is hosting two Listening Sessions in August to provide an intentional space for voices in our community who are not traditionally involved ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Climate Planning Materials Available

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New materials have been posted to the City's website for the Climate Action Plan and the Climate Vulnerability Assessment! 

The new materials are linked directly below. These materials, as well as additional resources and information about the pla...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Community Workshop: Help Charlottesville become Climate Resilient!

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Please join the conversation on Thursday, June 9, 5 PM - 7 PM for a virtual Community Workshop to discuss the City of Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment. 

 You are invited to this free workshop, hosted by the City...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Sign Up & Learn More about Solarize Charlottesville!

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The City of Charlottesville has teamed up with the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) to make going solar easier and more affordable than ever with our annual Solarize Charlottesville campaign. Going solar has the potential to greatly reduce your electr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Save the Date: June 9, 5PM - 7PM Community Workshop on Climate Vulnerabilities

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Please plan to join us, fellow community members, and community organizations on Thursday, June 9, 5PM - 7PM for a final, virtual, Community Workshop to inform Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment!

The Climate Vulnerability Assessmen...
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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Join Us at "The Fleet of the Future: Right Sized and Electrified"

Event Name:  Fleet of the Future, Right-Sized and Electrified, Monday, May 23, 3-5PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2022

The City of Charlottesville is excited to partner with Albemarle County, Virginia Clean Cities, and the University of Virginia for a community showcase of electric equipment.

On Monday, May 23rd, join us at the Albemarle Co...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Reminder - Climate Surveys Still Open, through May 20th!

Climate Surveys

There's still time to inform the City's two climate planning processes that are underway!

Survey 1:  Give us your thoughts on reducing Charlottesville's GHG emissions!

Over 160 responses have been received so far. Please share your thoughts on prel...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Climate Action at City Council Work Session on Monday, April 18

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The City's Climate Protection Program will be presenting an update and preliminary content for the City's Climate Action Plan at the City Council Work Session on Monday, April 18, 4:00 pm. The presentation and discussion can be viewed via live stream or a...
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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2022

Two climate surveys - one for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and one for assessing climate vulnerabilities - are open until Friday, May 20!

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

GHG Emissions Data Updated on the City Website

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventories support the work of the Climate Protection Program, established to pursue the City’s commitments to reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with its community-wide activities. Emissions inventories measu...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Summary Report from Community/Staff Forums Available - Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process

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As part of the Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process, community members and staff considered vulnerabilities in Charlottesville's community systems in two live virtual forums and through an online form for follow-up comments and input from individuals ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Urban Heat Island Mapping Data - Now Available!

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Following from the 2021 Heat Watch - Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign, the City of Charlottesville has received the final processed data files. A summary PDF report and the GIS datasets are now available on the City's website for download.  The...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Join us on Jan. 20 for a Climate Action Together Roundtable Discussion

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Climate Action Together: A Roundtable Discussion About Local Implications of Climate Change on Our Community's Health, Safety, and Ecology

Thursday, January 20, 5PM-7PMRegister to Attend (Zoom)

Climate change is upon us in the form of increasingly extreme w...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process Kicking Off

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Moving forward with its commitment to develop a Climate Adaptation Plan, the City of Charlottesville is taking the first steps to complete a Climate Vulnerability Assessment.  

The Climate Vulnerability Assessment will assess potential impacts fro...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Call for Volunteers: Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

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Calling for Community Volunteers

Help Charlottesville collect data on urban heat as part of the nationwide 2021 NIHHIS-CAPA Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign! 

How urban environments and neighborhoods are built affects the amount of heat absorbed ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Charlottesville Adopted New GHG Reduction Goals

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On July 1, 2019, City of Charlottesville's City Council adopted new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals informed by community input and the challenge posed by climate change, including the recent IPCC report. The new goals aim to achieve a 45% reduction ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Draft GHG Goals Open for Public Comment

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At City Council's May 6, 2019 meeting, a compilation of community comments and input were presented along with draft greenhouse gas reduction goals. Community input was used to inform support for this level of commitment and to begin informing direction t...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Charlottesville Recommits to Climate Action

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City Council passed a resolution on June 19, 2017 as its "Response to the Announced US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement". The resolution indicates continued commitment on behalf of Charlottesville to reducing greenhouse gas emissions ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Courses

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Courses

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Are you a strong swimmer, looking for a summer job in Aquatics, great job experience to put on your college applications or resume? Our c...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

GKY to Provide 2D Stormwater Management Modeling for Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 13, 2022

GKY to Provide 2D Stormwater Management Modeling for the City of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has awarded GKY a contract for engineering services associated with the development of a 2D...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

2022 Recycling Schedule - Available Online

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The 2022 Recycling Calendar and Schedule Map are available on the City's website along with other recycling information. Some key highlights for this year: 

  • This schedule applies to curbside recycling service provided by the City of Charl...
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