News Flash

Posted on: October 27, 2021

Boards & Commissions - Applications OPEN for 14 City Boards

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Want to get involved in your city? Apply to be on a board or commission!

The City provides a wide variety of Boards and Commissions that encourage members to participate in discussions that affect and shape the future of our City. We believe it is not only...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Road Closure on Emmet St near Ivy Rd, Nov. 1 to Nov. 12

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There will be an extended full closure of Emmet St between Ivy Rd and Rothery Rd  (24 hours a day) from Nov. 1 to Nov. 12. Vehicular traffic will be detoured to Massie Rd and Copeley Rd.

Faulconer Construction on behalf of the University of Virgin...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

A Mobile Payment Option Comes to City Garages

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 21, 2021

Contactless payments for parking are now an option at the Market Street and Water Street Garages

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that parkers may now use the ParkMobile ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 18, 2021

City of Charlottesville Wins Three Sustainability Awards

Kirk Vizier, Energy Management Program Coordinator, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 18, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Three recent recognitions of the City of Charlottesville’s work to be “A Green City” include being named a winner in the 2020-2021 Better Business Challenge,...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Registration for the November 2, 2021 General Election CLOSES on Tuesday, Oct 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 11, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The last day in Virginia to register to vote or update your registration for the November 2, 2021 General Election is Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

  • The Office of Voter Registration and Elect...
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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Latroy "Tito" Durrette named Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

Major Tito Durrette

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Latroy "Tito" Durrette will manage the day to day operations of the Charlottesville Police Department as Assistant Chief while the ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Upcoming Public Hearing on October 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing related to the Comprehensive Plan update

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. related to the ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund Call for Nominations for Art Heroes

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 4, 2021

Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund Honors Art and Creativity During Times of Crisis in the Charlottesville-Albemarle Area

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund, a Charlottesville-based initiative designed to enh...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Bryan Garrick Hatcher pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Bryan Garrick Hatcher pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm.

The plea stems from an incident that took place on Novemb...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Charlottesville Utilities Launches New and Improved Online Bill Pay Services

Charlottesville Utilities Launches New and Improved Online Bill Pay Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2021

For more information on these new features, and to enroll in paperless billing, pay-by-text, or automatic payments with Invoice Cloud please visit www.charlottesville.gov/billpay

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottes...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Local Water Organizations Host Annual Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2021

Charlottesville & Albemarle County raise awareness around the value of water and ask youth why they “Love Our Water” with Student Art Contest.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville), Albemarle County Serv...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 7, 2021

The Search is On for Tree, Talent, and More for the Return of Cville's Grand Illumination!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville and UVA Community Credit Union will present the return of Charlottesville's Grand Illumination to the Downtown Mall on Friday, December 3 from 5–8 p.m...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated to reopen January 3

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 27, 2021

Second round of upgrades completed on Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center’s ventilation and air distribution systems

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville’s Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 22, 2021

City Seeks Offers to Acquire Ownership of Confederate Statues

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 22, 2021

The City of Charlottesville is seeking offers to acquire ownership of the statues/sculptures of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 15, 2021

In-Person Early Voting Begins Friday, September 17th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 15, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In-Person Early Voting for the November 2021 General Election begins this Friday, September 17 and runs through Saturday, October 30.  

Early voting will take place in the Offic...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Charlottesville appoints Hansel Aguilar as Executive Director of Police Civilian Review Board

Hansel Aguilar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

Aguilar brings to the City considerable experience in the field of criminal justice and his appointment was endorsed by Charlottesville City Council on September 7, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Mana...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 9, 2021

CFD's 9/11 Memorial Open to the Public this Saturday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 9, 2021

CFD's 9/11 Memorial Open to the Public this Saturday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department's 9/11 Memorial at Fontaine Station 10 is Open to the Public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Charlott...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 8, 2021

CFD Publishes Annual Report

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department has published its FY21 Annual Report using ArcGIS Story Maps

The Charlottesville Fire Department has released its FY21 Annual Report using a web-based applicati...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Major James Mooney to continue as Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

A national search will begin immediately for Charlottesville’s next Police Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Assistant Police Chief James Mooney will manage t...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 3, 2021

New Drop Off times and Drop Box for Neighborhood Development Services

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

Starting the week of September 7, NDS Drop-off and Pick-up hours will be Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Neighborhood Development Services has new drop off hours. Be...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney’s employment contract has been terminated

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 1, 2021

Major James Mooney to continue as Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces Police Chief RaShall Brackney’s employment contract has be...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Project Updates and Next Steps

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 25, 2021

The Comprehensive Plan project timeline updated; Public hearings scheduled for October and November 2021 before the Planning Commission and City Council. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Cville Plans Together announces up...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 20, 2021

City's Response to Virginia Police Benevolent Association Survey

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 20, 2021

City's Response to Virginia Police Benevolent Association Survey

Yesterday, the Virginia Police Benevolent Association, Central Virginia Chapter (“PBA”) announced to the press that it has performed a survey of its member...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Ragged Mountain Boat Storage Restrictions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 16, 2021

All boats currently being stored on site will need to be removed by Friday, September 17.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will begin enforcing the prohibition on storage of private boats at the Ragged M...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City Hires New Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 10, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney Joe Platania is pleased to announce the hiring of Cassondra Baber as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Charlottesville...

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* City News Alerts *
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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Additional Info... * City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Felony Charges Certified to Grand Jury

Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 5, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, Rahiem Bolden appeared before a Judge of the Charlottesville General District Court for a preliminary hearing.

After hearing the Commonwealth’s evidence,...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Charlottesville appoints James Freas as Director of Neighborhood Development Services

James Freas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 4, 2021

Freas has served most recently as Director of the Department of Community & Economic Development in the Town of Natick, Massachusetts.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces the appoi...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 4, 2021

"Mobi on the Mall" Offers Convenient Vaccination Access on the Downtown Mall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 4, 2021

"Mobi on the Mall" Offers Convenient Access to Vaccinations on the Downtown Mall Every Monday Starting August 9.

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in our area and the City of Charlottesville is working wit...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: August 3, 2021

BRHD COVID-19 Town Hall on Thursday, August 5 at 1 PM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 3, 2021

BRHD COVID-19 Town Hall on Thursday, August 5 at 1 PM

The Blue Ridge Health District (BRHD) and the City of Charlottesville Office of Communications will host a virtual COVID-19 Town Hall on Thursday, August 5 at 1 p.m. f...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Felony Charges Certified to Grand Jury

Charlottesville

Commonwealth v. LENNY R. DORTCH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, Lenny R. Dortch appeared before a Judge of the Charlottesville General District Court for a preliminary hearing.

After hearing the Commonwealth’s evidence, Judge ...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021

Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In response to the continued impact that COVID-19 is having on businesses in the Charlottesville community, t...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: July 6, 2021

New City Park to Officially Open with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021

New City Park to Officially Open to the Public with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, July 8

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that a new park has been created in the 10th a...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: June 16, 2021

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

Charlottesville

City's DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH's attorney named in CLASS OF 2021 "influential women of law" 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 16, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that Areshini Pather, Deputy Commonwealth...

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* City News Alerts *
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Murder Charge Certified to Grand Jury

Charlottesville

Commonwealth v. Bryan Hatcher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, Bryan Hatcher appeared in person before a Judge of the Charlottesville General District Court for a preliminary hearing.

After hearing the Commonwealth’s evidence, J...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 27, 2021

Boards & Commissions - Applications OPEN for 14 City Boards

Virtual meeting gallery view

Want to get involved in your city? Apply to be on a board or commission!

The City provides a wide variety of Boards and Commissions that encourage members to participate in discussions that affect and shape the future of our City. We believe it is not only...

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Charlottesville City Notes

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 25, 2021

CFD Captains Graduate from Virginia Officer Academies

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 25, 2021

CFD Captains Graduate Virginia Officer Academies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Two Charlottesville Fire Department captains graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer and Virginia Chief Officer Academy last week.

Captain Lance Bla...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

CFD's 9/11 Memorial Open to the Public this Saturday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 9, 2021

CFD's 9/11 Memorial Open to the Public this Saturday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department's 9/11 Memorial at Fontaine Station 10 is Open to the Public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to ...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

CFD Publishes Annual Report

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department has published its FY21 Annual Report using ArcGIS Story Maps

The Charlottesville Fire Department has released its FY21 Annual Report using a web-based applicati...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

CFD Uses AVL & GPS to Improve Response

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 31, 2021

CFD is using AVL & GPS on fire trucks and ambulances to reduce response time to the community.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department is using automatic vehicle location & GPS on fire trucks an...

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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

CFD Saves Apartment from Fire

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 26, 2021

An Attic Fire Raged in a Charlottesville Apartment Building; CFD Extinguishes Fire and Saves Building

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Firefighters from across the city were called to the 100 block of Carrollton Terrace in the Jeffer...

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Charlottesville Fire News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Suspicious item being investigated at Federal Courthouse in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 22, 2021

UPDATE -- Friday, October 22 at 8:34 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On October 22, 2021, at6:45 p.m., Charlottesville Police and Fire personnel responded to the the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse at the inter...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Latroy "Tito" Durrette named Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

Major Tito Durrette

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Latroy "Tito" Durrette will manage the day to day operations of the Charlottesville Police Department as Assistant Chief while the ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.  Ja’Lonte Lamonte Henson, a 17-year-old male, was reported m...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 26, 2021

CPD Reports Missing Juvenile Found Safe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 26, 2021

UPDATED 9/26/2021 7:40 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department has located Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021.

Henson has been found and is safe. The Charlott...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 22, 2021

UPDATED 9/22/2021 12:30 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who w...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 18, 2021

CPD Responds to Multiple Shots Fired Incidents in Charlottesville; Two People Injured

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 18, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Over the past 24 hours, the Charlottesville Police Department has responded to multiple shots fired incidents.

At 7:24 AM on Friday, September 17, Charlottesville Police Officers received a repor...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

CPD Seeks Continued Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 15, 2021

UPDATED 9/15/2021 11:00 a.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who was las...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who was last seen in the 800 block of H...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

CPD arrests Albemarle resident for altercation and shots fired on West Main St

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On September 11, 2021, a Charlottesville Police Officer witnessed a verbal disorder in the 1000 block of West Main Street.  As the officer approached to investigate, he observed one of ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Arrest Made After Shooting at Boylan Heights Restaurant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 4, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At 00:31 AM this morning, Officers from the Charlottesville Police Department and University of Virginia Police Department responded to Boylan Heights Restaurant, 102 14th Street NW for ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Major James Mooney to continue as Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

A national search will begin immediately for Charlottesville’s next Police Chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Assistant Police Chief James Mooney will manage the Police ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

CPD Detectives Continue to Seek Information About Jay Shifflett Murder Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today marks the sixth anniversary of the murder of Jason Lee “Jay” Shifflett.  Jay was murdered in the early morning hours of September 3, 2015, during a home invasion robbery at his res...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

CPD seeks information on whereabouts of Raymond Rashawne Carter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently seeking Raymond Rashawne Carter, a 37-year-old resident of Charlottesville. 

Carter is wanted on the following charges related to a shoo...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney’s employment contract has been terminated

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 1, 2021

Major James Mooney to continue as Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces Police Chief RaShall Brackney’s employment contract has be...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Truck Collision Claims the Life of Construction Worker from Weyers Cave

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 30, 2021

A Weyers Cave man died from a truck collision at a construction site in the 900 block of Druid Avenue in the City of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On August 30, 2021, at 12:55 hours, Charlottesville Police Depart...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 1, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic Entering Town from I64 and 5th Street Extended Being Rerouted

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 1, 2021

Charlottesville, VA - Both northbound lanes of the 1100 block of 5th Street SW are currently shutdown due to a single vehicle crash.

City crews are working to remove debris and fluids to make the roadway safe for travel...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

**CORRECTION** CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 30, 2021

CORRECTION: The juvenile's name is Hadaesha Mary Estella HaynesCHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Had...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Hadeashia Mary Ellen Haynes was reported missing from the 100 block of Long...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 24, 2021

Charlottesville Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department has arrested and charged 37-year-old David Lapides of the City of Charlottesville with the following:

  1. Possession of Child Pornography (2 counts, Virginia Code 18....
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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

CPD Investigating Shots Fired Incidents on Riverside Avenue and Hardy Drive

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 28, 2021

On June 27, 2021, at 4:47 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for shots fired in the 300 block of Riverside Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located multiple shell casings and a white sedan overturned ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

CPD Releases 2020 Annual Report

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Report.

The goal of this report is to give the community a glimpse into CPD with crime statistics, and how our department strives to deliver &...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 20, 2021

Search for Samuel Houchens Continues Three Years After Disappearance

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating Samuel Lee Houchens, a Charlottesville resident who was reported missing three years ago today.

Houchens was la...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

UPDATE: Mother and Children Reported Missing Safely Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 3, 2021

UPDATE: June 3, 2021 (2:00 p.m.): The Charlottesville Police Department is relieved to report that Josette, Gia, and Tea Carter have been safely located.

 

CPD is extremely grateful to the thousands of concerned ind...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

No Injuries Reported Following Friday Morning Shots Fired Incident on Elliewood Avenue

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 28, 2021

On May 28, 2021, at approximately 12:07 a.m., officers of the Charlottesville Police Department responded to reports of heavy gunfire in the 100 block of Elliewood Avenue. 

At the time of the shooting, an officer w...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Charlottesville Police Department Welcomes Newest Officers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 20, 2021

Following their graduation from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy on Thursday, the Charlottesville Police Department is excited to welcome its newest officers.

Officers Heather Bradley and Brian Curry...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

No Injuries Reported Following Thursday Morning Shots Fired Incident on Hardy Drive

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 6, 2021

On May 6, 2021, at approximately 12:07 a.m., Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for the report of shots fired in the 800 block of Hardy Drive.

Upon their arrival, officers located approximately 12 bullet ca...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

One Person Injured Following Shots Fired Incident on Prospect Avenue

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 5, 2021

On May 4, 2021, at 11:35 p.m., Charlottesville Police Officers heard gunshots in the area of the 700 block of Prospect Avenue and immediately responded. The firing continued, resulting in multiple calls into the Emergency C...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

CPD Investigating 4 Weekend Shootings; 1 Person Shot as Gun Violence Continues in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 3, 2021

On April 30, 2021, at 12:12 a.m. Charlottesville Police Officers responded to the 1900 block of Swanson Drive for gun shots and a female screaming for help.  The female was uninjured, and evidence recovered from th...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

CPD Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery of Convenience Store on Avon Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 30, 2021

On April 29, 2021, at 2142 hours, Charlottesville Police officers responded for an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 800 block of Avon Street.  

The suspect was armed with a handgun and was las...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Former Spa Employee Arrested, Faces Sexual Assault Charges

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 22, 2021

On April 20, 2021, Charlottesville Police Detectives arrested Justin Kyle Sadacca, a 38-year-old resident of Charlottesville.  Sadacca is charged with the following:

  • Object Sexual Penetration by Force, Virginia S...
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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

UPDATE: Prospect Avenue Shooting Suspect Located, Taken Into Custody

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 15, 2021

Alexander Antonio Rogers has been located and taken into custody, where he is currently waiting extradition to Virginia.

Anyone with information related to open cases should contact the Charlottesville Police Department a...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Charlottesville Police Department Calls for Community Support Amid Escalation in Violence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 5, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department responded to a large volume of calls over the Easter weekend involving a violent fight and numerous shots fired incidents. In one of those incidents, stray bullets sent a resident to ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

CPD Debuts New User-Friendly Processes for Submitting Complaints

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 1, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to debut several user-friendly processes for submitting complaints to the Office of Professional Standards.

A fillable PDF-version of the Citizen Complaint Form has been add...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 27, 2021

CPD Investigating Numerous Cases of Shots Fired

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 27, 2021

On March 26, 2021, at 10:45 p.m., Charlottesville Police officers responded to the area of Friendship Court Apartments for multiple shots fired.  

A vehicle of unknown make and model was reportedly seen fleeing t...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

CPD Releases Full BWC Related to LaQuinn Gilmore Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 19, 2021

Today, Chief RaShall Brackney hosted a press conference regarding two major internal affairs cases involving two former Charlottesville Police Department officers.

CPD publicly released body-worn camera footage related to...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 13, 2021

Bullet Narrowly Misses Sleeping Child During Shots Fired Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2021

At 7:00 a.m. on March 13, 2021, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to a disorder with shots fired in the 800 block of Hardy Drive.  A randomly fired bullet traveled two blocks and struck a house in the 80...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

UPDATE: Missing Elderly Woman Located

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February 11, 2021

UPDATE (2/12/2021 7 a.m.): Ms. Thomas has been safely located.

The Charlottesville Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating a missing and endangered elderly woman.

Thelma Thomas, a 74-year-o...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

U.S. 250 Bypass Crash Claims the Life of Albemarle County Man

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January 14, 2021

On January 13, 2021, at 18:02 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle crash with entrapment in the 800 block of the U.S. 250 Bypass near the Locust Avenue interchange.

Officers arr...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

UPDATE: CPD Announces Arrests of Three Georgia Men Related to Emmet Street Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 5, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department has charged three Georgia residents in relation to the shooting that occurred yesterday, January 4, 2021, in the 1900 block of Emmet Street.

Zavien L. Goines, a 19-year-old resident ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 27, 2020

Louisa County Man Dead Following Homicide on South First Street

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December 27, 2020

On December 27, 2020, at 0057 hours, the Charlottesville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 900 block of South First Street.  When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive male ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 24, 2020

Arrest Made in Madison Avenue Rape Case

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December 24, 2020

On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, Charlottesville Police detectives charged Lenny Riccardo Dortch, a 41-year-old resident of Portsmouth, Virginia, with the following offenses in connection to an abduction and rape that...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

UPDATE: Detectives Seek Video Footage, Witnesses Related to Madison Avenue Rape Investigation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 21, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to investigate a rape in which a woman was abducted and raped at gunpoint in the 700 block of Madison Avenue around 10:15 p.m. on December 17, 2020.

Specifically, CPD is ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Callers Posing as CPD Officers, CSO Deputies About "Urgent Legal Matter"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 17, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department and Charlottesville Sheriff’s Office are warning the public about a potential phone scam.

The sheriff’s office has received phone calls from residents claiming ...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Charlottesville Man Arrested Following Incident on Garrett Street

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December 15, 2020

On December 15, 2020, at approximately 0909 hours, officers responded to the 400 block of Garrett Street after receiving a call for a wanted person in the area.  On scene, officers encountered Tayveon Laric B...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

CPD Welcomes Three New Officers Following Academy Graduation

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December 14, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to welcome three new officers who have just graduated from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy’s 142nd Basic Law Enforcement class.

Office...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

CPD Announces Press Conference Related to Rugby Road Internal Affairs Investigation

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December 9, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is announcing a press conference in response to the conclusion of the Internal Affairs investigation stemming from an alleged racial profiling incident on Rugby Road, which occurre...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 6, 2020

Victim Transported to Hospital Following Shooting on Ridge Street

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December 6, 2020

 On December 6, 2020, at 0116 hours, Charlottesville Police officers responded to the 500 block of Ridge Street after multiple calls were received by ECC for a large number of gunshots being fired in the area....

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

CPD Announces Hiring of New 4th Amendment Investigative Analyst

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 2, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Fourth Amendment Investigative Analyst, Larry Jacobs, who will start on December 7, 2020.

A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, Mr. Jacobs is a reti...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 28, 2020

Charlottesville Woman Dead Following Shooting on McIntire Road

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November 29, 2020

UPDATE: Tajuan Allen, the suspect wanted in connection the murder of DreShawn McDonald, has been taken into custody in Pennsylvania.

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November 28, 2020

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

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November 20, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to ask for the public’s assistance regarding the disappearance and homicide of 19-year-old Dashad “Sage” Smith, who vanished eight years ag...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

CPD Partners With NHTSA for Annual Click It or Ticket Campaign

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 16, 2020

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and more drivers hit the roads, the Charlottesville Police Department is reminding all drivers of the importance of seat belt use. 

The annual Click It or Ticket campaign...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 15, 2020

Suspect Arrested Following Homicide on Orangedale Avenue

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 15, 2020

On November 14, 2020, at approximately 2111 hours, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to the 800 block of Orangedale Avenue for the report of a single gunshot heard in the area.  When they arrived, off...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Connection to South First Street Homicide

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 29, 2020

Tajuan Allen, the suspect wanted in connection the murder of DreShawn McDonald, has been taken into custody in Pennsylvania.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 6, 2020

On November 5, 2020, at approximately 2137 hours, Charlo...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Callers Posing as Police Officers, Demand Money for Missing Court Date

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2020

The City of Charlottesville Police Department and Sheriff’s Office are warning citizens of a phone scam involving callers posing as Charlottesville police officers and/or detectives.

Both agencies have receive...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

CPD Launches Annual Winter Wool Campaign to Benefit Toy Lift Charities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is once again launching its annual Winter Wool Campaign, with the hope of assisting families directly impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

From November 1, 2020, to March 1, 2...

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Charlottesville Police News

News Flash

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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Additional Info... Climate Action
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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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Equity in Climate Action: A Community Discussion

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The City of Charlottesville has committed to including Equity as part of its Climate Action Plan and has partnered with the University of Virginia’s Institute for Engagement & Negotiation (IEN) to conduct this important conversation on equity for the ...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Climate Action Plan Process Update to City Council

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Two items related to Climate Action are on the City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday, January 19th:  an update on the climate action plan development process and a resolution in support of a proposed House Bill 1965 (HB 1965) regarding No/Low E...

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Climate Action
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Announcing: Community Workshop - Dec 14 and Dec 15

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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 structure for the CAP will borrow from a strategic plan framework in ...

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Climate Action
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Climate Action Plan Process Briefing at City Council Meeting

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The October 19th City Council meeting included a briefing on the upcoming Climate Action Plan development process for community engagement. 

Learn More:

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Climate Action
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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Additional Info... Climate Action
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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Additional Info... Climate Action
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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Additional Info... Climate Action

News Flash

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Bryan Garrick Hatcher pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Bryan Garrick Hatcher pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm.

The plea stems from an incident that took place on Novemb...

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Commonwealth's Attorney Office
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City Hires New Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 10, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney Joe Platania is pleased to announce the hiring of Cassondra Baber as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Charlottesville.Platania said, “Ms....

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Commonwealth's Attorney Office
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign to Raise Awareness for Uptick in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 12, 2021

Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign to Raise Awareness for Uptick in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – For the past year, due to the pandemic, most children have not been in the presence of teachers, socia...

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Commonwealth's Attorney Office

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Upcoming Public Hearing on October 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing related to the Comprehensive Plan update

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. related to the ...

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Comprehensive Plan Updates
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Project Updates and Next Steps

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 25, 2021

The Comprehensive Plan project timeline updated; Public hearings scheduled for October and November 2021 before the Planning Commission and City Council. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Cville Plans Together announces up...

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Comprehensive Plan Updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2021

A Mobile Payment Option Comes to City Garages

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 21, 2021

Contactless payments for parking are now an option at the Market Street and Water Street Garages

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that parkers may now use the ParkMobile ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021

Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In response to the continued impact that COVID-19 is having on businesses in the Charlottesville community, t...

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Economic Development News

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Upcoming Public Hearing on October 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing related to the Comprehensive Plan update

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. related to the ...

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Neighborhood Development News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

New Drop Off times and Drop Box for Neighborhood Development Services

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

Starting the week of September 7, NDS Drop-off and Pick-up hours will be Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Neighborhood Development Services has new drop off hours. Be...

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Neighborhood Development News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Project Updates and Next Steps

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 25, 2021

The Comprehensive Plan project timeline updated; Public hearings scheduled for October and November 2021 before the Planning Commission and City Council. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Cville Plans Together announces up...

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Neighborhood Development News

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Pumpkins in the Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 21, 2021

Pumpkins will be spread out in a grassy area.  Some will be easy to find, and some will be hidden! Each registered participant picks one pumpkin and receives a bag of treats (no tricks!) and crafts. If you fin...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund Call for Nominations for Art Heroes

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 4, 2021

Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund Honors Art and Creativity During Times of Crisis in the Charlottesville-Albemarle Area

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund, a Charlottesville-based initiative designed to enh...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated to reopen January 3

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 27, 2021

Second round of upgrades completed on Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center’s ventilation and air distribution systems

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville’s Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Ragged Mountain Boat Storage Restrictions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 16, 2021

All boats currently being stored on site will need to be removed by Friday, September 17.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will begin enforcing the prohibition on storage of private boats at the Ragged M...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

New City Park to Officially Open with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021

New City Park to Officially Open to the Public with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, July 8

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that a new park has been created in the 10th a...

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Parks & Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2021

City of Charlottesville Wins Three Sustainability Awards

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 18, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Three recent recognitions of the City of Charlottesville’s work to be “A Green City” include being named a winner in the 2020-2021 Better Business Challenge,...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Local Water Organizations Host Annual Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2021

Charlottesville & Albemarle County raise awareness around the value of water and ask youth why they “Love Our Water” with Student Art Contest.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville), Albemarle County Serv...

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Public Works News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 1st

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The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, November 1, 2021. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season on a set rotating schedule.

Key Highlights:

  • Residents can sign up ...
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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Public Works News

News Flash

Posted on: October 25, 2021

Sidewalk Closures Update

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The City has updated our list of sidewalk closures and pedestrian detours. Please visit the Traffic Advisory and Sidewalk Closures page for the most current information. 

Receiving this alert via email? Our website now allows you to adjust your pr...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 2nd

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The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, November 2, 2020. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season on a set rotating schedule.

Key Highlights:

  • Residents can sign up ...
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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Solid Waste Management

News Flash

Posted on: October 24, 2021

**TRAFFIC ADVISORY** from 10/24–10/28: 9th/Avon/Garrett/Levy intersection work

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Public utility relocation from Graves Street will be concentrated within the 9th/Avon/Levy/Garrett intersection before moving onto Garrett Street.  To shorten the duration of work, steel plates will secure the excavation/stopping point at the end...

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Traffic Advisory
Posted on: October 22, 2021

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Road Closure on Emmet St near Ivy Rd, Nov. 1 to Nov. 12

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There will be an extended full closure of Emmet St between Ivy Rd and Rothery Rd  (24 hours a day) from Nov. 1 to Nov. 12. Vehicular traffic will be detoured to Massie Rd and Copeley Rd.

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Traffic Advisory
Posted on: October 1, 2021

UPDATED TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Nighttime utilities work along Rugby Rd starts October 3rd

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Water system work to occur at night along Rugby Road between the intersections with Barracks Rd and Rugby Rd/ Preston Ave for the next four weeks beginning October 3rd on Sunday-Thursday nights  from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Linco, Inc. will be continuing...

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Traffic Advisory

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2021

October is Discover Transit Month

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Local transportation providers, CAT, Jaunt, UTS and RideShare are working together to remind the community of the ways they can use transit during Discover Transit Month. Each week a new video will be released on how to ride our different transit options....

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Discover Transit Month: Week 1 - The Call In Transit News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

UVA Football DETOUR | Nov. 13 & 27

CAT Gameday Detour

routes affected: 

dates:

  • UVA vs. Notre Dame | November 13 @ TBA

  • UVA vs. Virginia Tech | November 27 @ TBA

time: 2 hours pre-game, 2 hours post-game, *service ends at 10:30PM

what: uva football

where: the Trolley will detour JPA/Alderman/McCormick and i...

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Transit News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

STOP CLOSURE: Rio Hill Shopping Center

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Starting October 3, 2021, per the request of the property owner, CAT will no longer serve Rio Hill Shopping Center.  

As a result, Route 5 going from Walmart to Fashion Square Mall will utilize Berkmar Drive to get to Rio Rd.  Stop #17367...

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Transit News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

CAT Trolley Returns to McCormick Road Route

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 27, 2021

CAT's FREE Trolley will resume route to McCormick Road, once again providing service to University of Virginia Grounds.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Effective Monday, August 30, 2021, the FREE Trolley will return to it...

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Transit News

News Flash

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Charlottesville Utilities Launches New and Improved Online Bill Pay Services

Charlottesville Utilities Launches New and Improved Online Bill Pay Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2021

For more information on these new features, and to enroll in paperless billing, pay-by-text, or automatic payments with Invoice Cloud please visit www.charlottesville.gov/billpay

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottes...

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Utilities News

News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2021

Registration for the November 2, 2021 General Election CLOSES on Tuesday, Oct 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 11, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The last day in Virginia to register to vote or update your registration for the November 2, 2021 General Election is Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

  • The Office of Voter Registration and Elect...
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Voter Registration & Elections
Posted on: September 15, 2021

In-Person Early Voting Begins Friday, September 17th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 15, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In-Person Early Voting for the November 2021 General Election begins this Friday, September 17 and runs through Saturday, October 30.  

Early voting will take place in the Offic...

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Voter Registration & Elections