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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Join us in safely celebrating Halloween

Halloween Do's and Don'ts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2020

City encourages safety for Halloween Trick-or-Treating and recommends alternative ways to celebrate

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville encourages families to plan for a safe observation of Halloween and T...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Information on the 2020 Election and Voting

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Visit: charlottesville.gov/vote

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

City Seeks Holiday Tree and Musical Talent for Special Grand Illumination 2020 Television Broadcast

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 15, 2020

City Seeks Holiday Tree and Musical Talent for Special Grand Illumination 2020 Television Broadcast

Charlottesville, VA - The City of Charlottesville and UVA Community Credit Union are excited to present Charlottesville...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 15, 2020

Charlottesville Skate Park Honored as “Best New Facility” by Virginia Recreation & Park Society

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Skate Park, located in McIntire Park, was named &ldqu...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Everyone is a Pedestrian!

Crosswalk, bicycle, and pedestrians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 15, 2020

October is Pedestrian Safety Month! Whether you are walking or driving, staying safe is a shared responsibility.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Over the last few months, more people have taken to walking outdoors as an ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

REVISED SCHEDULE: City Council Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 14, 2020

City Council work sessions rescheduled for November-December to develop updated Strategic Plan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council is updating the City’s Strategic Plan, which includes the vision, mission...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City of Charlottesville Announces Additional $825,000 to Assist Local Businesses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober  12, 2020

The grant funds will help small businesses that have endured significant business interruption due to the required closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

City of Charlottesville Wins 2020 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER  7, 2020

City of Charlottesville receives their sixth Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense Award in Sustained Excellence for helping the Charlottesville community save water and money!

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Charlottesville City Market Voted #2 in the U.S. by the American Farmland Trust

City Market To Go

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October 2, 2020

The Charlottesville City Market placed #2 in the 12th annual American Farmland Trust Farmers Market Celebration contest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville City Market placed #2 in the 12th annual American...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

City to Pilot Safe Streets Initiative on Belmont Bridge

Belmont Bridge Pilot Project, September 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 29, 2020

Shared space for bicyclists and pedestrians to be piloted for at least one week

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will pilot the utilization of the existing bicycle lane on the Belmont Bridge as a shar...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Charlottesville City Council Extends Emergency Ordinance to Control Spread of COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 21, 2020

Local COVID-19 regulations related to in-person gatherings, face coverings, and occupancy limits extended to control the spread of COVID-19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – At its regular meeting held Monday, September...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

City files opening brief with Supreme Court of Virginia

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 21, 2020

Case relates to the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson located in City parks in Downtown Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On September 18, 2020, the City of Charlottesville filed its Opening ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Reminder that Unemployment Compensation is Taxable

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 21, 2020

Did your receive unemployment this year? Have the right tax withheld for 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - A record number of Americans are applying for unemployment compensation due to the COVID-19 Outbreak. If you received...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Register for E-Waste Collection - Spots are Limited!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 16, 2020

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is holding an electronic waste collection day on Saturday, October 10. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Registration is now open for the Rivanna ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City Hall lobby remains open by appointment on modified schedule

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 11, 2020

City Hall lobby remains open Monday-Thursday on a limited basis by appointment only for in-person transactions with Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office and City Treasurer’s Office; City Hall lobb...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF) is recruiting new foster parents

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 10, 2020

Fostering local children is an ongoing and urgent need. As of January 1, 2020, there were 218 children in foster care in Albemarle County, Charlottesville, and Greene County. 

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE OF IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA

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In-person, early voting will be available at the following location for the November 3, 2020 General and Special Elections:

  • Office of Voter Registration and Elections, City Hall Annex, 120 7th St NE, Room 142

Voting will begin Friday, September 18 at the of...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Special event cessation remains in effect; Most gatherings of fifty or more individuals prohibited

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 27, 2020

The City of Charlottesville has supported the community’s right to peaceably assemble, however obstructing city streets and using parks without the proper permits will no longer be allowed

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Boards & Commissions - Applications OPEN

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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: August 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle Seeks Submissions for Online Literary Magazine

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle is pleased to accept original, previously unpublished poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction pieces for our inaugural Online Literary Publication. 

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