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Who do you want to be the new president of UVA?
Published on Jun 13th, 2012
38 comments
Mysterious milky water at Sugar Hollow
Published on Jun 12th, 2012
11 comments Pete Myers has been visiting Sugar Hollow for 20 years, and he calls the milky milieu he saw last weekend "astounding." Says Myers, "I've never seen anything like this here, ever." He's not the only...
Questioning authority: RWSA chloramine plan stirs water fears
Published on Jun 11th, 2012
23 comments Perhaps if the agenda had said, "Addition of strychnine to water supply," the matter might have gotten a lot more attention than it did a year ago when the water authority okayed the addition of a...
A parking deck arises
Published on Jun 7th, 2012
1 comments The Jefferson School has been a hub of construction activity since it got the cash for an $18-million rehab late last summer. The plans include a parking deck, now emerging along 4th Street NW....
Condemned land: Council okays eminent domain for Parkway
Published on Jun 5th, 2012
57 comments The long-planned Meadow Creek Parkway has overcome two hurdles in the past week that would allow construction of the interchange to begin in January. A federal judge rejected a lawsuit, and City...
If you didn't already live here, which hotel would you choose?
Published on Jun 5th, 2012
6 comments
Crozet wrinkle: Eyed for re-do, Barnes lumberyard skids
Published on Jun 5th, 2012
9 comments Eighteen months ago, Crozet was abuzz at the news that J. Bruce Barnes Lumber in the heart of the village would be redeveloped into a pedestrian mall. Today the town is stunned that the 19-acre...
How do you get to New York?
Published on May 31st, 2012
10 comments
What's the most dangerous thing you'll do this summer?
Published on May 22nd, 2012
2 comments
Battle of the noodle: Allied heats up recycling rhetoric against Van der Linde
Published on May 2nd, 2012
73 comments For several years now, Allied Waste, which is owned by mega-waste company Republic Services, has been largely silent while Van der Linde Recycling (VDLR) steals all the local trash and recycling...
Do you know where your trash and recycling end up?
Published on May 1st, 2012
6 comments The actual answer: Depending on where you live or which company grabs your trash, the stuff may get landfilled, recycled, or some combination. Read this week's cover story!–ed. Related...
Café-market: Batesville gets its store back
Published on May 1st, 2012
8 comments The historic structure that previously housed the beloved Batesville Store has reopened, and its new incarnation is Plank Road Exchange, which its foodie proprietors describe as a "café-market."...
Taking action: Group forms for autism support
Published on May 1st, 2012
1 comments When a child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, parents' devastation is likely compounded by the overwhelming need for support– and the lack of a centralized resource for families....
Arbor Day
Published on Apr 30th, 2012
3 comments Charlottesville schoolchildren measure the circumference of a Quercus alba (white oak) at Forest Hills Park on Arbor Day, the last Friday in April.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly...
Slow but fit: What's right about 13-minute miles
Published on Apr 27th, 2012
15 comments Is this a dream? Am I six years old again? It feels as though I’m flying, zooming past fellow passengers in the airport corridor, overtaking travelers dragging suitcases and bewildered toddlers....
Belmont Bridge a journey or a destination?
Published on Apr 26th, 2012
22 comments [Re: April 12 cover story: "Belmont vortex: Vision vs. reality in Belmont Bridge debate"], three big questions to mix it up at your next backyard BBQ:1. The historical debate: "Is the Belmont Bridge...
Have you ever been attacked by a wild animal?
Published on Apr 25th, 2012
16 comments
Egged on: Forest Lakes resident angered by addling
Published on Apr 24th, 2012
39 comments Two years ago, Forest Lakes North resident Carol Rasmussen was devastated when officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture rounded up and slaughtered 90 Canada geese from the five lakes in her...
Splash means summer season on Mall
Published on Apr 23rd, 2012
0 comments The fountains at Central Place and other locations on the Downtown Mall were "energized" on April 17, which means they were cut on and will be cascading until the fall.
Long-range transportation plan
Published on Apr 23rd, 2012
0 comments "Cville Bike mApp project is a regional bike-mapping project developed by the Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization, in partnership with BikeCharlottesville, the City of...