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JUNE 2017

The Hamner Theater studio in Crozet Arts presented an enlightening evening of short plays and monologues by Royal Shiree and John Lawson August 10. Six gifted actors played multiple roles to perform dramatic readings of four “pop-up” plays. “They are called ‘pop-up’ because they happen suddenly with minimal pre-prep so they are raw and immediate,” explained Hamner Artistic Director...
Reap What You Sew   Recalling skills that her forebears used daily, Crozet Elementary second grade teacher Gay Baker taught herself to make a basic lap quilt over last year’s winter break. “My grandmother handed quilts down to me, and my mother could mend anything with a needle and thread,” said Baker, who first learned to sew in ninth grade....
Greenwood Gardens Opens in Crozet After years of helping customers with gardens and planters, two Crozet professionals who have been friends since childhood have opened their own shop. Connie Hicks and Patsy Wallenborn have converted the old Route 250 fruit stand just west of town to a four-season specialty store. “We often wondered why Crozet didn’t have its own garden...
Crozet Park board member Drew Holzwarth unveiled big plans for Claudius Crozet Park at the August 21 Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting, launching a push for a major expansion to existing facilities in the park. “There is a critical need for additional indoor recreation space in the county, and this is an opportunity for us to build a...
Crozet resident and park board member Drew Holzwarth unveiled big plans for Claudius Crozet Park at the August 21 Board of Supervisors meeting, launching a push for a major expansion to existing facilities in the park. “There is a critical need for additional indoor recreation space in the county, and this is an opportunity for us to build a...
It was a small step into the blue and white shuttle, but a giant step for Crozet.  Perrone Company President Paul Perrone said the curious people who’d queued up outside Grit in Old Trail in early July were the first members of the public to ride a driverless car on Virginia’s public roads. The launch event itself—sponsored jointly by Old...
There will be music, refreshments and a chance to win free passes at two Crozet events celebrating the start of scheduled commuter bus service between points in Crozet and stops in Charlottesville. The Crozet Connect bus operated by Jaunt begins regularly scheduled stops Monday, August 5.  The bus, featuring WiFi and USB ports, will be at Starr Hill Friday, August...

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Business Briefs: August 2019

It Was Hot! Crozet Businesses Cope With Blazing July A couple of weeks with temperatures in the mid and high 90s punctuated by fierce storms affected...

Summer Storm Causes Damage in Crozet

The Code Red Warning came at 2:55 pm on Wednesday, July 17: “severe thunderstorm warning issued for your area—take cover immediately.” They weren’t kidding....

Crozet Elementary Expansion Tops Division Priority List

The Albemarle school division’s Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) presented its annual report to the School Board on July 11, highlighting a $20.4...

Park Lane Development Under Way Across from Crozet Park

In case you’ve been wondering what’s going on across Park Road from Claudius Crozet Park, wonder no more. Craig Builders is partnering with Stony...

New College Board Score Puts a Value on Hardship

High school seniors applying to college may soon have a new score added to their admissions portfolios, one they weren’t tested for and won’t...

McLaughlin Named Western’s New Principal Pro Tem

Western Albemarle High School’s principal for the last four years, Darah Bonham, will take a new position this fall as Albemarle High School’s principal,...

Peachtree 12U Softball Heading to World Series

The 12U Peachtree Softball All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Southeast Regional Qualifier in Suffolk on June 22, earning the team a spot in the...