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The Albemarle Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on August 18 to prohibit most county citizens from being allowed to possess, carry, or transport any firearm, ammunition, or firearm component into county buildings, parks, and recreation or community centers. After discussion of the new ordinance’s language at their July 21 meeting during which various changes were considered, including an exemption...
The Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) met virtually on August 11 to hear about local water issues and to discuss the Crozet Master Plan as it winds down to its final stages of approval. Water Supply Update The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA) presented an update on our drinking water supply and production, wastewater treatment, and local projects in progress...
Randy Zackrisson has joined the race for Albemarle County School Board representative from the Samuel Miller District, and will face incumbent Graham Paige in the November 2 election. Zackrisson, a forty-year resident of Albemarle county whose children graduated from Western Albemarle High School and whose grandsons now attend the school, says it’s time to remind School Board members who...
Construction on a $20 million expansion that will add about 340 seats to Crozet Elementary School began earlier this summer and will wrap up in time for the 2022-23 school year. The county school division must now decide how best to redistrict students from Brownsville Elementary to Crozet to ease overcrowding and balance the two schools. Pat McLaughlin, the...
A slew of state legislation went into effect on July 1 in Virginia, including new laws governing cannabis possession, capital punishment, public carrying of weapons, and littering, among others. The most headline-grabbing of these is the cannabis law, which permits residents 21 and older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana (without intent to sell) and to grow...
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors (BOS) held a public hearing for a proposed firearms ordinance at their July 21 online meeting, but delayed a vote on the ordinance to consider changes to its language. The proposal would “prohibit firearms, ammunition, and component parts from being possessed, carried, or transported into any buildings, parks, and recreation centers owned or...
The Albemarle County School Board heard comments from the public regarding its proposed “Policy on the Treatment of Transgender and Gender-Expansive Students” at its July 8 meeting. The policy is intended to “help schools ensure the educational and social integration of transgender and gender-expansive students and to keep their learning environments safe and free from discrimination and harassment.” The...

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Firearms Ban Approved by Supervisors

The Albemarle Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on August 18 to prohibit most county citizens from being allowed to possess, carry, or transport any...

CCAC: Water Supply and Master Plan Final Steps

The Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) met virtually on August 11 to hear about local water issues and to discuss the Crozet Master Plan...

School Board Candidate Launches Write-In Bid

Randy Zackrisson has joined the race for Albemarle County School Board representative from the Samuel Miller District, and will face incumbent Graham Paige in...

Redistricting Process Begins for Crozet and Brownsville

Construction on a $20 million expansion that will add about 340 seats to Crozet Elementary School began earlier this summer and will wrap up...

New Virginia Laws Include Legal Cannabis Possession

A slew of state legislation went into effect on July 1 in Virginia, including new laws governing cannabis possession, capital punishment, public carrying of...

Supervisors Consider Gun Ban on County Property

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors (BOS) held a public hearing for a proposed firearms ordinance at their July 21 online meeting, but delayed...

School Board Unveils Transgender Policy

The Albemarle County School Board heard comments from the public regarding its proposed “Policy on the Treatment of Transgender and Gender-Expansive Students” at its...