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I’ve put off writing this because it brings back a lot of painful memories. The nightmare in Charlottesville the weekend of August 12 changed all that. My family lived just off Route 250 not far from Greenwood. Dad worked at Cockrell Chemical Co. One day in 1963 he went to work—”late on a Monday morning.” He did his normal routine...
Send your letters to the editor to news@crozetgazette.com, or submit here. Letters will not be printed anonymously. Letters do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Crozet Gazette. Dearest Thomas, I regret having to call on you at this time, however it is of utmost importance. This is a matter concerning your lovely lady who as you are aware has been...
Send your letters to the editor to news@crozetgazette.com, or submit here. Letters will not be printed anonymously. Letters do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Crozet Gazette. On the rare occasions when Del. Steve Landes shows up in our neck of the woods, he comes across as a moderate, down-to-earth guy, focused on helping businesses flourish. But that mild-mannered...
We retired here in 1993 from McLean and shortly thereafter cobblestones were discovered under the trestle by The Square. For a variety of reasons, they were covered over again. This was Old Crozet but now there is a New Crozet! With the paintings on the walls there and cobblestones this would be an iconic symbol for the Old Crozet meeting the...
Albemarle County is now considering building a new courts complex where there’s a surplus of parking, such as the sprawling vacant asphalt at Albemarle Square on Rt. 29. The Gazette must once again make an argument on culture, so often necessary in addressing development issues—meaning our goal in Crozet is not to grow for growth’s sake, but to sustain tight...
Most people who live in Crozet and Albemarle County have no idea that some of our roads comprise a portion of the TransAmerica Trail—a bicycle route that stretches from Yorktown, Virginia all the way across our country to Astoria, Oregon. It is marked by the unfortunately infrequent signs showing a “76” with a silhouette of a bike below those...
Every Fourth of July the conversation is the same... ”See you on the really pretty big yard across from the park!” For the last three years we have gathered there with our family and neighborhood friends. It has become a tradition. And this year I was able to meet Ms. Daisy, the wonderful owner of this beautiful property. And...

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To the Editor: Thank you, Locketts

I’ve put off writing this because it brings back a lot of painful memories. The nightmare in Charlottesville the weekend of August 12 changed...

To the Editor: Dearest Thomas

Send your letters to the editor to news@crozetgazette.com, or submit here. Letters will not be printed anonymously. Letters do not necessarily reflect the opinions...

To the Editor: Angela Lynn for Delegate

Send your letters to the editor to news@crozetgazette.com, or submit here. Letters will not be printed anonymously. Letters do not necessarily reflect the opinions...

To the Editor: Let’s See the Cobblestones!

We retired here in 1993 from McLean and shortly thereafter cobblestones were discovered under the trestle by The Square. For a variety of reasons,...

From the Editor: Leave the Courthouse Where it Is

Albemarle County is now considering building a new courts complex where there’s a surplus of parking, such as the sprawling vacant asphalt at Albemarle...

To the Editor: Share the Road

Most people who live in Crozet and Albemarle County have no idea that some of our roads comprise a portion of the TransAmerica Trail—a...

To the Editor: Thanks for the Parade Lawn Hospitality!

Every Fourth of July the conversation is the same... ”See you on the really pretty big yard across from the park!” For the last...