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July 24, 2017
Early in the week, my daughter Margaret noticed a rash on one ankle, which soon appeared on the other as well. Bug bites? Poison ivy? She reported no itching or pain, but as the week progressed, the area grew redder and “angrier.” Finally, we asked Vice Mayor Francesco Puggelli, who ...
July 20, 2017
Tonight we listened to a local band playing Swing Music. One of the early pieces was Volare, which was popular in the 50s. Earlier in the day Sally Thomas had told me a story of former Albemarle Supervisor Gerry Fisher welcoming the Poggians in the 1980s with a rousing rendition ...
July 20, 2017
We arrived in Poggio a Caiano — 15 of us by air via Charlottesville-Atlanta-Milano and 9 more from separate locations in Europe. We flew over the Alps, then landed in relatively flat countryside with distant views of mountains.
November 12, 2016
The Charlottesville Planning Commission was given the chance recently to comment on a plan to allow bicycling and running at the Ragged Mountain Natural Area. “To be clear, consensus is not required,” Brian Daly, director of the city’s parks department, said at a commission meeting Wednesday. “As part of ...
February 12, 2015
Flanked by several former Charlottesville mayors and other elected officials, attorney Michael Signer formally announced his campaign Wednesday for the Democratic nomination for the City Council. “We have this incredible tradition of citizen leadership in Charlottesville, and we all stand on the shoulders of giants in this city when you ...