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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Charlottesville Department of Utilities Offers New $200 Attic Insulation Rebate

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 6, 2020

$200 Attic Insulation Rebate Complements City’s Home Energy Conservation Resources

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

City Council Calls for Honorary Street Naming Proposals

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 6, 2020

Requests for Honorary Street Name Designations to be Accepted Until Aug. 31

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council has decided to consider new honorary names for city streets.  Since 2011, eleven city...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City of Charlottesville Announces Efforts to Support Commercial Corridors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 5, 2020

These efforts are intended to help build consumer confidence and attract customers back to the City’s key commercial districts.

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City Accepting Applications for Charlottesville Housing Affordability Program (CHAP)

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 5, 2020

Qualified homeowners are encouraged to use a new online form to apply for CHAP now through September 1, 2020.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Commissioner of Revenue’s Office is now accepting online applications for t...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle Seeks Submissions for Online Literary Magazine

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle is pleased to accept original, previously unpublished poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction pieces for our inaugural Online Literary Publication. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -&a...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

City of Charlottesville Closing its Cooling Centers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 3, 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Due to the cooler weather approaching the area, the City will be closing Key Recreation Center and Tonsler Recreation Center as cooling centers beginning Monday, August 3 until extreme heat...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Charlottesville City Council Approves Emergency Ordinance to Control Spread of COVID-19

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 27, 2020

Additional regulations related to in-person gatherings, face coverings, and occupancy limits approved to control the spread of COVID-19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – At a special meeting held Monday, July 27, 2020, Charl...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

A Statement from Joseph Platania, Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 16, 2020

Recently passed Virginia Senate Bill 971 delays the provisions related to the prohibition of skill games until July 1, 2021. In light of that recently passed legislation, the pending civil suit against Charlottesville Com...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

City Launches Housing RELIEF Fund for City Residents & Landlords Impacted by COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 10, 2020

The $792,000 fund will provide short-term financial assistance to tenants and landlords in the City of Charlottesville in the form of rent payments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On June 15, 2020, Charlottesville City Council unani...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

City Council Calls for Honorary Street Naming Proposals

Preston Ave renaming ceremony, December 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 6, 2020

Requests for Honorary Street Name Designations to be Accepted Until Aug. 31

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Council has decided to consider new honorary names for city streets.  Since 2011, eleven city...

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Charlottesville City Notes
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

CPD Searching for Missing Female

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  August 6, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing female.

Amy Elizabeth Hillman, a 29-year-old resident of Charlottesville,  was reported missing to our...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Officers Investigating Armed Robbery on Monticello Road

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 31, 2020

On July 30, 2020, at 2238 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to an armed robbery at a business in the 1800 block of Monticello Road. 

The store clerk was robbed at gunpoint, and the suspec...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 19, 2020

UPDATE: Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on 5th Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 19, 2020

UPDATE: 7/19/2020 12:45 p.m.): 

The Charlottesville Police Department has identified the man killed in Saturday’s crash on 5th Street as Dustin Ryan Parr, a 30-year-old resident of Albemarle County.

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays Anticipated Near Albemarle County Office Building on July 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 16, 2020

Drivers can anticipate traffic delays on Friday, July 17, 2020, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the area of the Albemarle County Office Building due to a planned freedom of speech event.

Drivers are urged to avoid McIntire Ro...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Man arrested on Charlottesville Downtown Mall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 9, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 5:34 p.m., a citizen called 911 to report a 45-year-old male on the ground at 200 W. Main Street.  The Charlottesville Police Department, Charlottesville Fire Department, and the Cha...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

CPD Announces Charges Related to Vandalism on East Market Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2020

In response to nationwide, regional, and local rallies and marches, the Charlottesville Police Department has been publicly supportive and understanding of the pain and outrage being felt across the nation following the d...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Albemarle County Man Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident on West Main Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 22, 2020

On June 20, 2020, at approximately 0030 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1100 block of West Main Street. 

Upon arrival, officers located damage to a near...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

CPD Releases Last Five Years of Line Item Budgets

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 12, 2020

In response to numerous requests for a more detailed format of the Charlottesville Police Department’s budget, CPD is providing the last five fiscal years, from FY17 to FY21, of line item budgets.

This informatio...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Updated Information About CPD Training and Policies

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 5, 2020

In response to the murder of George Floyd, the Charlottesville Police Department has received numerous media and community requests for information relating to bias-based policing, de-escalation and our body-worn cameras.

T...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Statement of Gratitude to the Charlottesville Community

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 2, 2020

To the Charlottesville Community,

We write to you today as public safety leaders for the City of Charlottesville to express our profound gratitude for the manner in which you, our community, demonstrated your collective out...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 29, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. George Floyd, whose tragic death has shocked and horrified our department, the Charlottesville community, and the entire na...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

CPD Partners With Local Nonprofit to Distribute "Bags of Hope"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 20, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department will be assisting a local mental health nonprofit organization with distributing additional mental health resources to support our community during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

CPD to Dedicate New Memorial in Recognition of Fallen Officers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 14, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is dedicating a new memorial to the department’s fallen officers, as well as two Virginia State Police troopers who have died in the line of duty.

Over the past several months...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Portion of West Market Street Closed Following Crash Involving Utility Pole

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2020

UPDATE: Market Street has been reopened to traffic.

On May 8, 2020, at approximately 0732 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for the report of a motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of West Market St...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

CPD Announces Changes to Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2020

Beginning on Monday, May 11, the Charlottesville Police Department will staff its Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

However, online options will still be available for no...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

CPD Welcomes Seven New Officers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 27, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to welcome seven recruits as its newest law enforcement officers.

Officers S. Hall, Jr., M. Harlow, M. Huffman,  K. Morrison, C. Vlasis, B. Williams, and J. Wood w...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

CPD Responds to Death of Dr. Lorna Breen

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 27, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is extending condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Lorna Breen, who died Sunday following a call for medical assistance.

On Sunday, April 26, 2020, Charlottesville Police Depar...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

CPD Operating on Modified Response

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As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Charlottesville Police Department will modify its responses to non-emergency calls. A return to full services will be determined at a later date

What this means: CPD will continue to re...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

CPD Headquarters Closed to the Public

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As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Charlottesville Police Department is suspending front counter services and closing our facilities to the public. Re-opening dates have not yet been determined.

What this means: in-person request...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 16, 2020

A Statement from Joseph Platania, Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 16, 2020

Recently passed Virginia Senate Bill 971 delays the provisions related to the prohibition of skill games until July 1, 2021. In light of that recently passed legislation, the pending civil suit against Charlottesville Com...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

City of Charlottesville Announces Efforts to Support Commercial Corridors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 5, 2020

These efforts are intended to help build consumer confidence and attract customers back to the City’s key commercial districts.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In recognition of the continued impact that COVID-19 (Coronav...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

City Launches Housing RELIEF Fund for City Residents & Landlords Impacted by COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 10, 2020

The $792,000 fund will provide short-term financial assistance to tenants and landlords in the City of Charlottesville in the form of rent payments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On June 15, 2020, Charlottesville City Council unani...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle Seeks Submissions for Online Literary Magazine

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 4, 2020

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle is pleased to accept original, previously unpublished poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction pieces for our inaugural Online Literary Publication. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -&a...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City of Charlottesville Closing its Cooling Centers

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 3, 2020

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Due to the cooler weather approaching the area, the City will be closing Key Recreation Center and Tonsler Recreation Center as cooling centers beginning Monday, August 3 until extreme heat...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Renovations at Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center

All indoor aquatic services will move to Crow Recreation Center. Please see locations changes to Group Fitness Classes on and reduced Access Pass prices during the renovations.

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Crow Indoor Pool Parks & Recreation News

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News Flash

Posted on: August 3, 2020

Sidewalk Closures Update

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The City has updated our list of sidewalk closures and pedestrian detours. Please visit the Traffic Advisory and Sidewalk Closures page for the most current information. 

Receiving this alert via email? Our website now allows you to adjust your pr...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Family Violence Resources

The helping process can begin with a phone call to a professional on one of these hotlines.

Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline:  1-800-838-8238

Virginia Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline:  1-800-552-7096

Adult Protective Services Ho...

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Social Services
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Complete Business with the Charlottesville Dept of Social Services from a Distance

Flatten the Curve: Complete Business with the Charlottesville Department of Social Services from a Distance

The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is open virtually to the public.  Here are ways you can complete Business with our office...

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Social Services
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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News Flash

Posted on: July 21, 2020

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Roosevelt Brown Blvd between W Main St and Grove St

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Roosevelt Brown Blvd will have a merge in the southbound lane from W Main St. Grove St will be closed to thru traffic as well with a detour in place. The work in this area is related to the Water Main Replacement Program along Roosevelt Brown Boulevard an...

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Traffic Advisory
Posted on: July 6, 2020

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Lane Closure on 14th St NW

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14th St NW will have a single lane closure between Wertland St and Sadler St from  from Mon., July 13, 2020  to Fri., August 14 during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  for a water meter installation. 

Drivers will be flagg...

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Traffic Advisory
Posted on: June 2, 2020

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: University Circle closed to thru traffic

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During June 8, 2020 to August 30, 2020, University Cir will be closed to thru traffic and open only to local traffic. The parking spaces will also be removed during weekdays only from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is to facilitate the installation of a water main...

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Traffic Advisory
Posted on: June 2, 2020

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Mowbray Pl closed to thru traffic

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During June 8, 2020 to August 7, 2020, Mowbray Pl will be closed to thru traffic and open only to local traffic. The parking spaces will also be removed during weekdays only from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is to facilitate the installation of a water main for ...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2020

CAT to Implement COVID-19 Monitoring Program in Response to Positive Employee Test

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 22, 2020

CAT will activate a COVID-19 monitoring program with biweekly testing

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On Monday, July 20, 2020, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) was informed that an employee tested positive for COVID-19....

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Transit News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Planned Event Detour | July 17, 2020

DETOUR - Charlottesville Area Transit

Service event:

Planned Event @ Albemarle County Building (DETOUR)

When:

4:30PM to TBD

July 17, 2020

Stops Missed:

  • 13001 Preston Ave. at Booker St.
  • 14271 Preston Ave. at 8th St.
  • 14325 Preston Ave. at Harris St.
  • 14244 Preston Ave. at Harris St.
  • 11043 Ridge McIntire R...
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Transit News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

CAT Continues Lifeline Service Model, Adds Additional Service to Select Routes

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 29, 2020

CAT Continues Lifeline Service Model, Adds Additional Service to Select Routes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA– As the City of Charlottesville and State of Virginia transition from a Stay-At-Home to a Safer-At-Home s...

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Transit News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

CAT and JAUNT Require Face Masks on All Buses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 28, 2020

CAT and JAUNT Announce Policies Requiring Passengers to Wear Face Coverings on All Buses

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Transit News

News Flash

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Charlottesville Department of Utilities Offers New $200 Attic Insulation Rebate

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 6, 2020

$200 Attic Insulation Rebate Complements City’s Home Energy Conservation Resources

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Department of Utilities’ commitment to the community and to energy conservat...

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Utilities News

News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2020

Office of Voter Registration - Reduced Business Hours

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Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in the Thomas Jefferson Health District, the Office of Voter Registration plans to operate at reduced hours and staffing through this brief non-election period.  We expect to return to normal business hours by Frid...

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Voter Registration & Elections
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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