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Plans for the Barnes Lumber redevelopment project, also known as the downtown Crozet Plaza, have always included spaces for the Crozet arts community, and ideas for those spaces are coming into sharper relief as the larger project moves closer to reality. In 2021, developer Frank Stoner said that in addition to the performing arts, which include orchestra, choral and...
Residents of Western Ridge and other neighborhoods across Crozet have joined forces to draw Albemarle County officials’ attention to a stream running across a parcel on Rt. 240 slated for development. The proposed development, called Montclair, is planned for a site on the south side of Rt. 240 immediately west of Wickham Pond. The project, first brought before the...
Verizon Wireless is requesting a county Special Use Permit to build a “Personal Wireless Service Facility,” otherwise known as a cell tower, on the corner of a 45-acre parcel that straddles I-64 at its intersection with Greenwood Station Road in Greenwood. This project was proposed in early 2021 in a slightly different location about 700 feet to the west,...
Albemarle County planners presented a draft of their 2022 Land Use Buildout Analysis to both the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors in May and June, and the report’s conclusions were a sharp reminder of the tension between housing needs and the density of development in the county. Developed as part of Albemarle’s Comprehensive Plan review process that...
Lonnie Murray has been selected to succeed White Hall representative Jennie More on the Albemarle County Planning Commission. Murray is an Afton resident and a software engineer with the UVA Health System. He served for ten years as Director of the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District and for nine years as a member of the Rivanna River...
Dean Porter Andrews and Lynn Easton, owners of Easton Porter Group that runs Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyard on Plank Road in North Garden, have presented a plan to the county to develop two parcels of land adjacent to the Pippin Hill estate to the south. The potential buyers propose renovating the existing Inn at the Crossroads and other...
Highlands resident Joe Fore has stepped into former Chair Allie Pesch’s shoes to head up the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a year-long term that began in May. Fore has been a CCAC member for four years and last year served as vice chair during the wrap-up of the lengthy Crozet Master Plan process. In his professional life,...

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Crozet Arts Center Plans Take Shape for Plaza

Plans for the Barnes Lumber redevelopment project, also known as the downtown Crozet Plaza, have always included spaces for the Crozet arts community, and...

Montclair Plan Deferred as Neighbors Intensify Efforts

Residents of Western Ridge and other neighborhoods across Crozet have joined forces to draw Albemarle County officials’ attention to a stream running across a...

Scruby Tower Looks for Approval in Greenwood

Verizon Wireless is requesting a county Special Use Permit to build a “Personal Wireless Service Facility,” otherwise known as a cell tower, on the...

County Looks at 20-year Buildout vs. Population Growth

Albemarle County planners presented a draft of their 2022 Land Use Buildout Analysis to both the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors in...

New White Hall District Planning Commissioner

Lonnie Murray has been selected to succeed White Hall representative Jennie More on the Albemarle County Planning Commission. Murray is an Afton resident and...

Pippin Hill Owners Request Inn Permit for Expansion

Dean Porter Andrews and Lynn Easton, owners of Easton Porter Group that runs Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyard on Plank Road in North Garden,...

New CCAC Chair Takes Reins Amid County Review of Rules

Highlands resident Joe Fore has stepped into former Chair Allie Pesch’s shoes to head up the Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a year-long...