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Chain reaction: Mountain bike racing expands to all public high schools in Albemarle, Charlottesville
September 04, 2017
On an unusually cool August evening, a quiet Albemarle County farm was suddenly filled with the clicking and popping of bicycles changing gears, and the excited chatter of two dozen high-schoolers. Last Wednesday marked the first gathering of new co-ed mountain bike racing clubs at all of Charlottesville and Albemarle ...
July 21, 2017
Albemarle County is refuting the city of Charlottesville’s counterclaim in an ongoing legal dispute over which jurisdiction’s rules apply to recreational activities at the Ragged Mountain Natural Area. The 980-acre property is owned by the city but located within the county. The controversy stems from an ordinance passed ...
October 20, 2015
The Charlottesville City Council voted 3-2 Monday to delay opening up trails at the Ragged Mountain Natural Area pending the results of a natural diversity inventory next spring. “We do have a process for our parks that we always follow and it wasn’t followed,” said Councilor Dede Smith said ...
October 10, 2015
A network of trails at the Ragged Mountain Natural Area could be opened to cyclists, runners and dogs after Charlottesville officials consider changing rules governing the space. Management of the land was transferred to the city from the Ivy Creek Foundation in September after the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority completed ...