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The Crozet Community Association is gathering input from as many people in Crozet as possible, and appreciates area residents sharing their opinion on topics related to Crozet. The CCA is urging everyone to fill out and complete this questionnaire (linked below) as soon as possible. From the CCA website: If you received a letter inviting you to take this survey as...
Crozet Market to reflect community As of mid-May, there were 2,500 new products on the shelves of the Crozet Great Valu, and Raphael Strumlauf could name most of them. He’s one of the owners––with Mark Green and Kurt Wassenaar––of the store, now renamed Crozet Market, in the Crozet Shopping Center. Most of the new items are there because customers asked...
By Kim Guenther President, Claudius Crozet Park Board It was about a year and a half ago that many of us gathered with our best friends of all shapes and sizes and cut the ribbon on the brand new Dog Park. When I think of the Crozet Dog Park project, I can’t help smiling. Perhaps it was all the many beers...
The Bigger Picture Second-graders recently created artistic drawings in their own Brownsville Cave, a cave system constructed by parents out of brown craft paper, PVC pipes, and packing tape in one corner of the school library, as part of the Art Print program. The program is an art supplement run by parent organizations in every Albemarle County elementary school....
Ben Bolton and Nicole Frazer, the male and female winners of the Crozet Trails Crew’s October 5K race had a new bridge on a Crozet trail named for them, the customary reward for the race winners. The annual race is a fundraiser for the CTC, which uses the proceeds to build and maintain local trails. The Bolton/Frazer bridge is a...
Runners headed into a south wind blowing cold and rain into Batesville last month, as the community turned out to watch and cheer. The chilly rain was not an issue for those who registered for the 10K race, the first event of Batesville Day, May 6. Race organizer Hamp Carruth said that all but one of the expected runners...
They show up each night, like clockwork: 7 p.m., midnight, 5 a.m. They howl in packs of a dozen or more, circling the farm’s perimeter, watching and waiting. The farmer, Ramona Huff of Gryffon’s Aerie in North Garden, raising her sheep and cattle in a bowl-shaped valley surrounded by wooded foothills, has tried everything—fencing, trapping, guard animals—but the coyotes...

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Shelton Sprouse: Building a Legacy in Stone

Three times a week, Crozet native Shelton Sprouse teaches a popular yoga class in Waynesboro. Sprouse, 67, is a stonemason and very much aware...

Pack 79 Cub Scouts Help Patrol Crozet Trails

By Terri Miyamoto, President, Crozet Trails Crew Cub Scout Pack 79 of Crozet has begun a year-long service project to help maintain the Crozet Connector Trail,...

Small Wonder: Western’s Shop Class Builds a Tiny House

Until now, the biggest thing Kevin Matheny’s shop class had ever constructed was a dog house for the SPCA, and the future resident wasn’t...

Albemarle Ballet Spring Gala

Albemarle Ballet Theatre, a dance studio in downtown Crozet, presented Little Red Riding Hood at Dickinson Theater at PVCC May 13. The family-friendly, humorous ballet...

Mysterious Doings at Field School

What do a deerstalker hat, magnifying glass, clay pipe, red herrings, deductive reasoning, and tangled mysteries make you think of? Sherlock Holmes, of course!...

Business Briefs: May 2017

RE/MAX franchise opens in Crozet It's the right move at the right time, said Rod Phillips. He's just opened the office for a RE/MAX franchise...

Children’s Choir Brings the Joy of Music to Crozet

The new Children’s Choir of Central Virginia made its debut public performance with the Crozet Community Chorus Sunday, April 23, to a full house...