rivanna river

Hidden otherness: Dimock draws and advocates in plain sight
Published on Sep 24th, 2012
1 comments Kaki Dimock gives new meaning to the term “working artist.” By day, she is the Executive Director of The Haven, the day shelter on Market Street. By night, in her home in Schuyler, Dimock creates...
River thing
Published on Jul 21st, 2011
0 comments On Wednesday, July 20, the City Council was scheduled to interview candidates for the City’s “Planning Commission.” I hope the Councilors will ask the PC wannabes to: "Identify strategies to...
Snap: Canoeing Rivanna under the RR
Published on Jun 26th, 2011
2 comments A youthful canoeist peers up at the old C&O Railway bridge near the Woolen Mills neighborhood. The old bridge, now leased to the Buckingham Branch Railroad, carries mostly empty coal and grain...
Point of Fork
Published on May 12th, 2011
0 comments Two rivers. The big one was known by aboriginal inhabitants as Powhatan's River; now it's the James. The other one is the Rivanna. Also the site of a Revolutionary debacle when, on the same day that...
Missing link: State Farm gift connects Albemarle trail
Published on Apr 23rd, 2009
6 comments County greenbelt supervisor Dan Mahon contemplates a lock that connects to what's left of the Woolen Mills dam on the Albemarle side. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The little-known Old Mills Trail soon...
Scenic Rivanna: It's official
Published on Apr 22nd, 2009
9 comments One of the many bills passed by the General Assembly this year was SB957, which adds nearly 10 miles of the Rivanna River below the South Fork dam to the state's list of scenic rivers. The demise of...
County allows mini-dumps: Rejects vehicle displays on Rivanna
Published on Jul 11th, 2002
0 comments The Board of Supervisors has opened the door– or the ground, actually– to allow contractors, or anyone else, to dump construction debris without a permit. As long as the hole is smaller...
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