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Posted on: December 5, 2022

City of Charlottesville Tax Due Date Extension Reminder

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 5, 2022

City of Charlottesville Tax Due Date Extension Reminder

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - As a reminder, the City of Charlottesville has extended its 2nd half due date for 2022 Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills. Bills ori...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission Presents "Rooms by the Sea"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 5, 2022

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission Presents "Rooms by the Sea"

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission is proud to present, Rooms by the Sea, a band hailing from Char...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice (Dec. 2)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 2, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice (Dec. 2)

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal in accordance with DBE regulations and Federal Transit Administrat...

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Transit 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: 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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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: November 29, 2022

Charlottesville's 25th Annual Grand Illumination This Friday, December 2nd

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Charlottesville's 25th Annual Grand Illumination This Friday, December 2nd

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville and UVA Community Credit Union present Charlottesville's 25th Annual Grand Illumination with ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 23, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Notice

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal in accordance with DBE regulations and Federal Transit Administration. The...

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Transit News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

City Announces Police Chief Candidates Ahead of Public Forum This Evening

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 28, 2022

City Announces Police Chief Candidates Ahead of Public Forum This Evening

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville announces the three final candidates for Charlottesville Police Chief: Latroy A. &qu...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Traffic Alert for Bridge Repairs on Route 250 Bypass

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 28, 2022

Traffic Alert for Bridge Repairs on Route 250 Bypass

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Route 250 Bypass bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway will have nighttime lane closures on US 250 between November 28th and D...

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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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Posted on: October 5, 2022

City of Charlottesville Now Accepting Board and Commission Applications

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2022

City of Charlottesville Now Accepting Board and Commission Applications

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is now accepting applications for Boards and Commissions until Friday, December 9, 2022. The dea...

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Posted on: November 27, 2022

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of November 28-December 9, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 27, 2022

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of November 28th to December 9th, 2022 –  Closure of northbound shared straight/right turn lane @ East Market Street.  Construction Vehicles entering/exiting the work zone on 9...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Upcoming Closure of City Offices for Thanksgiving Holiday

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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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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Holiday Market Begins November 26th

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Holiday Market Begins November 26

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The popular Holiday Market returns to downtown Charlottesville Saturday, November 26. The festive outdoor market features over 100 local vendors with a v...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City Manager Forming a Downtown Mall Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2022

City Manager Forming a Downtown Mall Committee

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - As we approach the 50th anniversary of the creation of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, the City is looking ahead to the next 50 years and beyond.&am...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Upcoming Repairs to Meadow Creek Trail Boardwalk in Greenbrier Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2022

Upcoming Repairs to Meadow Creek Trail Boardwalk in Greenbrier Park

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be closing the Meadow Creek Trail Boardwalk located in G...

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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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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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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Message from Charlottesville City Council

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2022

Message from Charlottesville City Council

The Charlottesville City Council sends our condolences to the families of D’Sean Perry, Lavel Davis Jr., and Devin Chandler who were killed Sunday night.  Our thoughts...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

A Joint Statement from the County of Albemarle and City of Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2022

A Joint Statement from the County of Albemarle and City of Charlottesville

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - On November 13, 2022, a shooting incident with multiple fatalities occurred at the University of Virginia in the vicinit...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

City of Charlottesville to Change Tax Due Date

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2022

City of Charlottesville to Change Tax Due Date

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is planning to change the due date for 2nd half 2022 Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills.  Bills origina...

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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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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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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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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Commonwealth's Attorney: Shooting on the Downtown Mall October 15, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2022

Commonwealth's Attorney: Shooting on Downtown Mall October 15, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Saturday October 15, two juvenile males were shot near the parking lot of a Charl...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Phishing Alert: Electronic Benefits Accounts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2022

Phishing Alert: Electronic Benefits Accounts

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Please be aware of recent phishing attempts  (pictured below) to access persons' Electronic Benefits accounts. 

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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: 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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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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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: October 6, 2022

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, October 31st

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October 6, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, October 31, 2022. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the seaso...

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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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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: 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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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Rugby/Rose Hill Intersection Conversion to a 4-Way Stop

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 26, 2022

Rugby Avenue/Rose Hill Drive Intersection Conversion to a 4-Way Stop

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The intersection of Rugby Avenue and Rose Hill Drive has been temporarily converted to a 4-Way Stop. This is to support the need ...

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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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Posted on: August 1, 2022

City Safety Preparations for August 11-13, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 1, 2022

City Safety Preparations for August 11-13, 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - With the anniversary of the violent events of August 2017 approaching, the City of Charlottesville provides the following update regarding the City&...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

City to Resume Passport Application Services

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2022

City to Resume Passport Application Services

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville’s Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce the resumption of Passport Application services.  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: 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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Posted on: July 25, 2022

UVA Med-flight Helicopter to Land on Buford Field

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 25, 2022

UVA Med-flight Helicopter to Land on Buford Field

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Piedmont Virginia Community College, working in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia, will land the UVA Med-flight helicopte...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

CPD Investigating Several Larcenies in Charlottesville

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July 22, 2022

CPD Investigating Several Larcenies in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating several larcenies that have occurred in neighborhoods across the area over the l...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Charlottesville Cooling Centers Open

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 19, 2022

Charlottesville Cooling Centers Open

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City will designate Key Recreation Center, Tonsler Recreation Center, and the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (Central Branch) as cooling centers beginning ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

City of Charlottesville Selects Police Chief Search Consultant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 18, 2022

Charlottesville Selects Police Chief Search Consultant

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville announces the selection of POLIHIRE, a Washington D.C. based executive recruitment firm to assist the Interim City Ma...

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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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Posted on: July 15, 2022

City of Charlottesville Approved as VEEP Sustainability Partner for 10th Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 15, 2022

City of Charlottesville Approved as VEEP Sustainability Partner for 10th Year

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the 10th year in a row, the City of Charlottesville is honored as a Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) Virginia E...

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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: 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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Posted on: July 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary on East Market Street in Charlottesville

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 8, 2022

CPD Investigating Burglary on East Market Street in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating a Burglary that occurred on July 4, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Sister Cities Commission Announces Premiere of "Storie Musicali"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2022

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission Announces Premiere of "Storie Musicali"

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The  Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission is pleased to announce the YouTube premiere of one of o...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

City of Charlottesville Names New Director of Information Technology

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 29, 2022

City of Charlottesville Names New Director of Information Technology

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has promoted Steve Hawkes to the position of Director of Information Technology. The department is resp...

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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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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 22, 2022

Let There Be Skate Park Lights!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 22, 2022

Let There Be Skate Park Lights!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that we have reached our skate park lights fundraising goal.  Since opening in 2019, there has no...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Draft Report Available and Upcoming Open House for Zoning Rewrite

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 16, 2022

Draft Report Available and Upcoming Open House for Zoning Rewrite

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, and will host an open house event to gather input on the proposed z...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

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

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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.

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

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

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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.

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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 1, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - City of Charlottesville Mayor Lloyd Snook issues a proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day to honor and remember all victims and survi...

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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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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

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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 23, 2022

Sadacca Enters Guilty Pleas in Charlottesville Circuit Court

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May 23, 2022

Sadacca Enters Guilty Pleas in Charlottesville Circuit Court

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Justin Kyle Sadacca entered guilty pleas to three counts of felony Aggravated Sexual Battery by a M...

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Posted on: May 22, 2022

CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 22, 2022

CPD Investigating an Apparent Suicide

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an apparent suicide at an apartment in the 1000 block of Wertland Street.  The victim is a 21 year ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Charlottesville High School Students Staging a Walk-Out This Afternoon

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Charlottesville High School Students Staging a Walk-Out This Afternoon

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville High School students are staging a walk-out today at 1:00 PM in solidarity against gun violence and to honor the v...

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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 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: May 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2022

CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Earlier today, May 17th,  an automated alert was issued for a missing person, Edward Funn, Jr.  He has since been located and is with his...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

City of Charlottesville Announces New Directors and Deputy Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 11, 2022

City Announces New Directors of Human Resources and Human Services, and Deputy Director of Communications and Public Engagement

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has named Mary Ann Hardie as the Director of ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 3, 2022

CPD Continues Uniform Response to Noise Complaints

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department will continue to respond to noise complaints in the community, based on call volume. Response will occur in a tim...

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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 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!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City’s Climate Protection...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: April 21, 2022

CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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, VA - The Charlottesville Poli...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

City Council Meetings Resume in Council Chambers on Monday, April 18th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2022

City Council Meetings Resume in Council Chambers on Monday, April 18th

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council will return to in-person meetings with limited public seating and virtual access maintained for the...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Adopts FY 2022-2023 Budget 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Interim City Manager, Michael C. Rogers, comments on the FY 2022-2023 budget adopted by City Council at their special meeting on Apri...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 8, 2022

UPDATE: Bacteria Levels in Pollocks Branch Have Returned to Normal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - After water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance (RCA) in March detected elevated E. coli levels in Poll...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 5, 2022

Charlottesville Initiates A Big Step Forward to Large Energy and Water Savings

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has hired CMTA Energy Solutions to assess over 40 buildings in its government and school port...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 4, 2022

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: April 1, 2022

Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 1, 2022

Fish Kill Confirmed in Tributary of Meadow Creek

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City’s Environmental Sustainability Office received a report earlier this week from a resident regarding dead fish in a tributa...

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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 29, 2022

High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

High Bacteria Levels Detected in Pollocks Branch

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Recent water quality monitoring conducted by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance has detected elevated E. coli bacterial levels in Pollocks Bra...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2022

City Council Archives for Minutes and Ordinance Books are Now Online 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Clerk of Council Kyna Thomas announces the completion of an imaging project that brings the City Council archives for Mi...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

UPDATE: CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2022

**UPDATED 3/22/22 AT 5PM** - CPD Announces Missing Person Has Been Located

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department announces that Daniel Arvelo-Perez has been located.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2022

CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 21, 2022

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
Posted on: March 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 11, 2022

CPD Seeking Information Regarding Armed Robbery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on February 4, 2022 in the Water Street parking garage i...

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Charlottesville Police News
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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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 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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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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Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 28, 2022

Cville Plans Together Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City has started the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance, the first major action to implement the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan and...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2022

Mayor Snook Issues Proclamation for Stephen Walton Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Assistant Fire Marshal Stephen Walton is honored with a proclamation recognizing his 50 years of service and dedication to the City of Charlot...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 26, 2022

Petroleum Seep Impacting Unnamed Tributary of Meadow Creek

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - A petroleum seep is impacting an unnamed tributary of Meadow Creek in the vicinity of 1706 Emmet Street North in Charlottesville. This rel...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain&nb...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

CAT Receives Grant to Continue Fare-Free Service to the Public

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 14, 2021

Commonwealth Transportation Board awards Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) $1,066,620 to continue fare-free rides to the public for an additional four years.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) is...

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