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JUNE 2017

Updated March 25 Local churches who habitually feed the poor are finding it more difficult in these days of social distancing. At Crozet United Methodist Church, the Monday food distribution program will close for a time after Monday, March 23, to protect both the volunteers and the clients, many of whom are in high-risk categories. Working with the school counselors, Crozet...
Updated March 26 Green House Coffee Reopens Green House Coffee reopened March 26 for pick-up only, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Owner Camille Phillips said that customers can order from the website at www.greenhousecrozet.com, pay online, then pull into a numbered parking space. Once there, they can call inside at 434-823-1077, let the server know where they...
Updated March 17. A more up-to-date story is here.  As people struggle to find ways to help local businesses stay alive, Crozet’s restaurants, coffee shops and food stores are scrambling to change the ways they interact with customers. Business owners are stressing cleanliness, rearranging tables, re-thinking their packaging and refining their take-out procedures. At Trey’s Restaurant and Sam’s Hot Dogs, owner...
Many of Crozet’s older residents are heeding the advice to isolate themselves, but that’s not enough, says Crozet family practice doctor Maura McLaughlin. “A resident of Charlottesville in their late 50s has tested positive for COVID-19. It is here,” she said. “I have heard from physician colleagues around the country of adults in their 20s and 40s in the intensive...
“I am a family doctor and I am terrified,” Maura McLaughlin wrote early Friday morning on Facebook. Maura and her husband, Tim, own Blue Ridge Family Practice in Crozet. She was referring to the alarming rise of coronavirus cases throughout the world, including recent increases throughout the US. Based on available data, McLaughlin computed the potential local mortality if significant...
After 13 years at the helm, Field School founder Todd Barnett will step down as Head of School and make way for a new leader, Dr. Charles Skipper, to take the wheel this fall. From its earliest days when the first 22 students were taught in a community building in Crozet Park, the school has aimed to develop “well-rounded...
Chris Fuller has been trying for years to get someone to build his ideal place to live. As an architectural engineer at Staengl Engineering, a firm that specializes in sustainable, energy-efficient structures, Fuller would like to find an affordable, low-impact home to support a green lifestyle for him and his family. “My office is right downtown , and I’d...

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Think Positive: WAHS’s Scholastic Bowl Brain Trust

Questioner: “This theorem was first stated in modern terms by Jamshid al-Kashi. There are three equivalent versions of this law depending on the labeling...

Business Briefs: March 2020

Bees, pots, whimsy and live performances bring joy to “Second Saturdays” Crozet Artisan Depot presents a show and sale of pottery by Stephen Palmer of...

Batesville Market Has New Owner

It was a quirky transaction, as commercial business sales go, but it perfectly suited Batesville. Using local news sources, word of mouth, and signs...

The Picture of Health: Mini Med School at WAHS

On a recent chilly evening at Western Albemarle High School, 44 students gathered in two science classrooms and, under the guidance of members of...

School Notes: February 2020

Spell Check Max Alhusen stepped up to the microphone and received his final word: salamanders. He enunciated the letters slowly and carefully (and correctly) to...

A Celebration of Crozet Arts

Crozet Arts, the arts education center that shares its building with the Field School, hosted a lovely FUNdraiser February 2. Faculty and students demonstrated...

Crozet Sports Proposes Indoor Sports Facility in Old Trail

Crozet Sports, a youth sports academy founded in 2018 and owned by local residents Justin and Jessica Byrd, has unveiled an ambitious proposal to...