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Newtown Fitness Club: Workout Without the Crowd You can bring your own music and a friend or two or three and follow the workout routine of your choice at the new “personal gym” now open at Piedmont Place in the center of Crozet. Newtown Fitness Club, LLC, which operates a group of small, local gyms, has had success with three clubs...
Two new food and beverage establishments along downtown Crozet Avenue will soon be under construction on properties owned by Michael Alexander, who also owns the venerable and much-loved Crozet Pizza. The two side-by-side buildings that now house Piedmont Pediatrics and the (currently empty) Region Ten office space across from the post office will be renovated and repurposed with an...
On a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon, July 18, about 40 people gathered in a shady, creekside clearing at Mint Springs Park to finally dedicate the intimate Little Amphitheater. The 8 x 8’ stage— envisioned by then ACPR greenways supervisor Dan Mahon, funded by a grant from Paul McCartney, and built by the Crozet Trails Crew last year—sits at the...
Medical Arts Building Rises in Old Trail Construction is still in its early stages, but space in the Old Trail Medical Arts building in front of the Lodge at Old Trail is fully allotted, allowing for the expansion of three familiar local practices. Crozet Eye Care, Crozet Pediatric Dentistry, and a third tenant will move into the building in early...
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It’s important, where we live and why, and for a number of months the Crozet Gazette has been exploring some of the reasons why people choose to live in Crozet, and why they stay here. This month’s focus is on a few of the students who call Crozet home, and what they’re doing during the summer months after the...

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Western’s New Principal a Familiar Face

Jennifer Sublette will be taking the helm as principal at Western Albemarle High School (WAHS) this fall—the fourth person in the job in the...

Crozet Park Board Revises Fitness Center Plan

After encountering stiff resistance at their March 23 Planning Commission hearing, the Claudius Crozet Park (CCP) board and its design team have revamped their...

Foster Forge School to Open in Crozet

A new private school will open this fall in Crozet, occupying space in Tabor Presbyterian Church on Tabor Street and catering to students in...

Crozet Plaza Construction to Begin in Spring 2022

The Downtown Crozet Initiative (DCI), along with developer Frank Stoner of Milestone Partners, held a virtual community meeting on June 14 to provide an...

Anti-racism Curriculum Divides Henley Parents

A new curriculum addressing issues of racial and gender equity was piloted for all grades at Henley Middle School this spring, and its content...

Eye in the Sky: When Drones Invade Your Space

On a recent warm spring day in western Crozet, Camilyn Leone was gardening in the front yard of her home while also keeping tabs...

Why Crozet: Sweet Family Business Remains Fruitful into Second Century

It’s important, where we live and why. Those of us who consider fresh, local food as a factor in our quality of life are...