Your Community Newspaper Serving Crozet and Western Albemarle County
52.3 F
crozet, us
Home Town Hall

Town Hall

On November 3, we will be voting for the offices of U.S. President, U.S. Senator, and U.S. House of Representatives, plus two proposed Virginia Constitutional Amendment questions dealing with how redistricting will be carried out in the future (for the text of both visit www.elections.virginia.gov/proposed-constitutional-amendment-2020).  With the coronavirus pandemic still present, many people are uncomfortable voting in person on November...
The Crozet Community Advisory Committee met on August 12 and discussed currently circulating plans for a new Crozet development called Old Dominion Village. The project proposes 101 townhouses and 14 single-family detached homes on a combined 24-acre expanse along Rt. 240 east of the Crozet Veterinary Care Center. The following is a recap of committee member views on the...
As Albemarle county teachers turn their eyes to September 8, they approach the first-ever online start of the school year with a mix of wonder and worry. “This is hard, emotionally,” said Murray Elementary kindergarten teacher Marcy Williams. “There’s something about seeing their faces coming down the hallway with their little backpacks on the first day that is so...
The owner of the Crozet Veterinary Care Center and its property on Rt. 240, Dr. Martin Schulman, also owns the adjacent 14-acre parcel to the east and has decided to combine both parcels and develop them into a mixed-use neighborhood. This project was presented at an online community meeting on July 29 hosted by the county Community Development staff,...
The July 8 meeting of the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) centered on an in-depth discussion of Crozet character and land use principles related to the ongoing Master Plan update process, featuring a lively debate over the appropriate housing density for a couple of local areas. Albemarle planner Andrew Knuppel led the discussion, and he advised that the CCAC’s...
Yancey Lumber’s vice president and third-generation family member Patrick May took center stage to plead the company’s case to the Albemarle Board of Supervisors as they met on July 15 to hear Yancey’s request for special exceptions to zoning rules. “My grandfather started this business 71 years ago,” said May. “If survived long enough we were destined to come...
The Western Albemarle Rescue Squad plans to build a new station on two lots in downtown Crozet that it has purchased from lifelong Crozetian Sandy Wilcox. Though only a quarter-mile south of its current location on Crozet Avenue across from Green House Coffee, the squad’s new spot behind the Blue Goose Building will give it room to expand and...

In this section

How to Vote in 2020: Plan Ahead

On November 3, we will be voting for the offices of U.S. President, U.S. Senator, and U.S. House of Representatives, plus two proposed Virginia...

CCAC Addresses Old Dominion Village Project

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee met on August 12 and discussed currently circulating plans for a new Crozet development called Old Dominion Village. The...

Virtual Teaching: A Day in the Online Life

As Albemarle county teachers turn their eyes to September 8, they approach the first-ever online start of the school year with a mix of...

Old Dominion Village Proposed on Route 240

The owner of the Crozet Veterinary Care Center and its property on Rt. 240, Dr. Martin Schulman, also owns the adjacent 14-acre parcel to...

CCAC Explores Land Use and Crozet’s Character

The July 8 meeting of the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) centered on an in-depth discussion of Crozet character and land use principles related...

Yancey Lumber Agrees to Address Past Mistakes

Yancey Lumber’s vice president and third-generation family member Patrick May took center stage to plead the company’s case to the Albemarle Board of Supervisors...

New Home for the Western Albemarle Rescue Squad

The Western Albemarle Rescue Squad plans to build a new station on two lots in downtown Crozet that it has purchased from lifelong Crozetian...