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January 30, 2017
New estimates released Monday by the Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia show the region’s population continues to grow, reflecting a statewide trend of growth in urban areas close to Northern Virginia. There are now 232,452 people in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which consists of ...
October 20, 2013
An Illinois-based developer has submitted a site plan for a 240-unit student housing complex on West Main Street. If the project is approved by the City Council, the unnamed project would join the Flats at West Village and the Standard in a major transformation of one of Charlottesville’s most ...
March 25, 2013
The conventional wisdom is that when people building and selling homes meet up with activists opposed to further population growth they don’t often find a lot of common ground. At a forum hosted by Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population last week, there was at least agreement on one ...
November 11, 2012
At a joint town hall-Crozet Community Association meeting last week at the Field School in Crozet, Albemarle County officials provided updates on the progress of the Crozet streetscape project. Linked to goals in the Crozet Master Plan, the streetscape project aims to update infrastructure in downtown Crozet to promote ...
October 22, 2012
Groups of five and six volunteers sighed and strained as they lowered semi-mature trees into the ground Sunday at Crozet Park. But the volunteers were all smiles while transplanting the elms and yellowwoods as part of a tree planting held during the third annual Crozet Trails Day. “What we’re ...