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JUNE 2017

Following Governor Ralph Northam’s 2019 promise to advance gun control laws in Virginia, newly elected state representatives have introduced a slew of bills aimed at restricting gun sales and ownership, including one in particular that has ignited a firestorm of opposition from citizens across the state. SB 16, introduced by Senator Richard Saslaw in November, would ban the purchase,...
A merry band of Crozet residents clambered aboard the Crozet Trolley for an informative Character Tour of Crozet on Saturday morning, October 26, after a welcome reception of coffee and bagels in the Crozet Square provided by the Albemarle County Planning Dept. A simultaneous Crozet Connectivity Tour aboard the Crozet Connect/Jaunt bus was joined by several members of the...
Representatives from the Crozet and Brownsville Elementaries and Henley Middle School PTO’s were on hand to share parent concerns about school overcrowding in advance of a School Board capital proposal to expand Crozet Elementary and redistribute students between the two elementary schools. The Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) is considering passing a resolution in support of the School Board’s...
A public hearing on whether to extend the number of days transient lodgers may stay in Nelson County was held by the Planning Commission October 23. Interest by Devils Backbone Brewery in developing an extended stay campground brought the limitations of the current zoning ordinance to the attention of Dylan Bishop, director of planning and zoning.   The current definition...
White Hall Representation, A Difference In Mindset By Steve Harvey, candidate for the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors I’ve been asked, over and again—at debates, interviews and by hundreds of constituents – to delineate what differentiates me from my opponent. I’m always happy to address the question because the answer is central to this election and represents the heart and...
By Ann H. Mallek Dear Citizens of the White Hall district, You have heard me talk for weeks about all of the things we have done together, the new projects funded and in process, as well as those in the pipeline. Crozet is a great place to live. Crozet is growing because new people want to come here and be a...
When Crystal Murray turned 36 last month, she said goodbye to an especially tragic year in her life. Her family home in Batesville burned on July 4 in a freak conflagration caused by a falling tree. The fire destroyed everything she owned: furniture, housewares, and clothing as well as the structure. Her husband, son and mother, though traumatized, felt...

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2nd Amendment Sanctuary Movement Sweeps State, Galvanizes Local Citizens

Following Governor Ralph Northam’s 2019 promise to advance gun control laws in Virginia, newly elected state representatives have introduced a slew of bills aimed...

Crozet Character Tour Highlights Local History

A merry band of Crozet residents clambered aboard the Crozet Trolley for an informative Character Tour of Crozet on Saturday morning, October 26, after...

Community Advisory Committee Hears Local PTO Concerns

Representatives from the Crozet and Brownsville Elementaries and Henley Middle School PTO’s were on hand to share parent concerns about school overcrowding in advance...

Nelson Considers Extended Stay Camping Zoning Change

A public hearing on whether to extend the number of days transient lodgers may stay in Nelson County was held by the Planning Commission...

Steve Harvey Campaign Statement

White Hall Representation, A Difference In Mindset By Steve Harvey, candidate for the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors I’ve been asked, over and again—at debates,...

Ann Mallek Campaign Statement

By Ann H. Mallek Dear Citizens of the White Hall district, You have heard me talk for weeks about all of the things we have done...

Renting in Crozet: Market Reflects Growth, Disparity, Uncertainty

When Crystal Murray turned 36 last month, she said goodbye to an especially tragic year in her life. Her family home in Batesville burned...