News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2022

Notice of Funding Availability through the Charlottesville Affordable Housing Fund

Redevelopment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 25, 2022

Notice of Funding Availability through the Charlottesville Affordable Housing Fund 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has issued a Notice of Funding Availability for $750,000 available ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Special Storm Debris Pick-Up Service For City Residents

Winter Storm Debris

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 24, 2022

Special Storm Debris Pick-Up Service For City Residents

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville Public Works Department will be providing a free storm debris pick-up service for all City Residents beg...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Appoints Rogers New Interim City Manager

Michael C. Rogers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2022

Charlottesville City Council Appoints Rogers New Interim City Manager 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville City Council has selected Michael C. Rogers, JD, MPP, to be Interim City Manager, effect...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: January 22, 2022

CPD Provides Update in Shooting Incident

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 22, 2022

CPD Provides Update in Shooting Incident

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department provides an update regarding the shooting of a 2 year old male in the 900 block of 1st St S that occurred January 14, ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

Charlottesville Fire Department Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2021

Charlottesville Fire Department Announces Captain Promotions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For the first time in 165 years, the Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) will promote four firefighters to the rank of Captain&nb...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 22, 2021

City Council Establishes Police Civilian Oversight Board (PCOB)

Green City Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDECEMBER 22 2021

City Council strengthens civilian oversight of the Charlottesville Police Department by amending the City Code and establishing the POLICE CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT BOARD (PCOB)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Monday, December 20, th...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 14, 2021

CAT Receives Grant to Continue Fare-Free Service to the Public

CAT Press Release Thumb

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 14, 2021

Commonwealth Transportation Board awards Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) $1,066,620 to continue fare-free rides to the public for an additional four years.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) is...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: December 8, 2021

2021 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Winners Announced

2021 Imagine a Day without Water Winners Image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 8, 2021

 

2021 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Winners Announced

 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, THE ALBEMARLE COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY (ACSA), AND THE RIVANNA WATER & ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 30, 2021

City Council Holds Special Meeting After Appointed Interim City Manager Withdraws Application

Green City Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 30, 2021

Council Holds Special Meeting After Appointed Interim City Manager Withdraws Application

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Tuesday, November 30th, Charlottesville City Council held a Special/Emergency Meeting for the p...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 24, 2021

MISSING PERSON UPDATE - Charlottesville Woman Found Deceased in Harrisonburg

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville missing person Tonita Lorice Smith was found deceased in the City of Harrisonburg, VA on November 23, 2021. The Harrisonburg Police Department is conducting a death investigation....

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 22, 2021

CPD seeking assistance locating missing Charlottesville woman

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance locating Tonita Lorice Smith, a missing 39-year-old Charlottesville woman.Smith was reported missing...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 20, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to ask for the public’s assistance regarding the disappearance and homicide of 19-year-old Dashad “Sage” Smith, who vanished nine years ago today on November 20, 2012.

Sm...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Police Civilian Review Board Shares Draft of Oversight Ordinance

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board is seeking public feedback on its draft oversight ordinance; City Council will discuss the proposal on December 6.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today the Charlottesville Police...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Latroy "Tito" Durrette named Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

Major Tito Durrette

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Latroy "Tito" Durrette will manage the day to day operations of the Charlottesville Police Department as Assistant Chief while the ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Upcoming Public Hearing on October 12

Cville Plans Together Logo - Orange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing related to the Comprehensive Plan update

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. related to the ...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated to reopen January 3

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 27, 2021

Second round of upgrades completed on Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center’s ventilation and air distribution systems

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville’s Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated...

Read on...

* City News Alerts *

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2001

CFD Fire Engine Headed to Sister City

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department is donating a fire truck to Charlottesville's sister city Winneba, Ghana.

The fire engine is a 2003 Pierce Quantum that was a critical part of the Char...

Read on...

Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Weekend Apartment Fire Claims One Life

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 22, 2021

Weekend Apartment Fire Claims One Life

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - An afternoon fire at a Carlton Ave apartment on Saturday, November 20th, claimed the life of one adult.  The Charlottesville Fire Departmen...

Read on...

Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Update: July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 10, 2021

July House Fire that Killed Two was Accidental

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -Charlottesville fire marshals determined the house fire on Cherry Ave in July started by accident.

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the Charlottesville Fir...

Read on...

Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

CFD Adds Drones to Response

CFD Drone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 1, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Fire Department adds Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Response Readiness

The Charlottesville Fire Department added Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the department’s response capability...

Read on...

Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

CFD Captains Graduate from Virginia Officer Academies

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 25, 2021

CFD Captains Graduate Virginia Officer Academies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Two Charlottesville Fire Department captains graduated from the Virginia Fire Officer and Virginia Chief Officer Academy last week.

Captain Lance Bla...

Read on...

Charlottesville Fire News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

CFD Publishes Annual Report

Charlottesville Fire Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department has published its FY21 Annual Report using ArcGIS Story Maps

The Charlottesville Fire Department has released its FY21 Annual Report using a web-based applicati...

Read on...

Charlottesville Fire News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 24, 2021

MISSING PERSON UPDATE - Charlottesville Woman Found Deceased in Harrisonburg

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville missing person Tonita Lorice Smith was found deceased in the City of Harrisonburg, VA on November 23, 2021. The Harrisonburg Police Department is conducting a death investigation....

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

CPD seeking assistance locating missing Charlottesville woman

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 22, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance locating Tonita Lorice Smith, a missing 39-year-old Charlottesville woman.Smith was reported missing on Novemb...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to ask for the public’s assistance regarding the disappearance and homicide of 19-year-old Dashad “Sage” Smith, who vanished nine years ago...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Suspicious item being investigated at Federal Courthouse in Charlottesville

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 22, 2021

UPDATE -- Friday, October 22 at 8:34 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On October 22, 2021, at6:45 p.m., Charlottesville Police and Fire personnel responded to the the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse at the inter...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Latroy "Tito" Durrette named Assistant Chief of Charlottesville Police Department

Major Tito Durrette

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 8, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces that Latroy "Tito" Durrette will manage the day to day operations of the Charlottesville Police Department as Assistant Chief while the ...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.  Ja’Lonte Lamonte Henson, a 17-year-old male, was reported m...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 26, 2021

CPD Reports Missing Juvenile Found Safe

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 26, 2021

UPDATED 9/26/2021 7:40 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department has located Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021.

Henson has been found and is safe. The Charlott...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

CPD Continues to Seek Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 22, 2021

UPDATED 9/22/2021 12:30 p.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who w...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 18, 2021

CPD Responds to Multiple Shots Fired Incidents in Charlottesville; Two People Injured

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 18, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Over the past 24 hours, the Charlottesville Police Department has responded to multiple shots fired incidents.

At 7:24 AM on Friday, September 17, Charlottesville Police Officers received a repor...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

CPD Seeks Continued Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 15, 2021

UPDATED 9/15/2021 11:00 a.m.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who was las...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

CPD Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the community's assistance locating Jaheim Saiquan Henson, a juvenile reported missing on August 23, 2021 who was last seen in the 800 block of H...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

CPD arrests Albemarle resident for altercation and shots fired on West Main St

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On September 11, 2021, a Charlottesville Police Officer witnessed a verbal disorder in the 1000 block of West Main Street.  As the officer approached to investigate, he observed one of ...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Arrest Made After Shooting at Boylan Heights Restaurant

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 4, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At 00:31 AM this morning, Officers from the Charlottesville Police Department and University of Virginia Police Department responded to Boylan Heights Restaurant, 102 14th Street NW for ...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

CPD Detectives Continue to Seek Information About Jay Shifflett Murder Case

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today marks the sixth anniversary of the murder of Jason Lee “Jay” Shifflett.  Jay was murdered in the early morning hours of September 3, 2015, during a home invasion robbery at his res...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

CPD seeks information on whereabouts of Raymond Rashawne Carter

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is currently seeking Raymond Rashawne Carter, a 37-year-old resident of Charlottesville. 

Carter is wanted on the following charges related to a shoo...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Truck Collision Claims the Life of Construction Worker from Weyers Cave

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 30, 2021

A Weyers Cave man died from a truck collision at a construction site in the 900 block of Druid Avenue in the City of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On August 30, 2021, at 12:55 hours, Charlottesville Police Depart...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

**CORRECTION** CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 30, 2021

CORRECTION: The juvenile's name is Hadaesha Mary Estella HaynesCHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Had...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

CPD Seeking Public's Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 29, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Hadeashia Mary Ellen Haynes was reported missing from the 100 block of Long...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: July 24, 2021

Charlottesville Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 24, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department has arrested and charged 37-year-old David Lapides of the City of Charlottesville with the following:

  1. Possession of Child Pornography (2 counts, Virginia Code 18....
Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

CPD Investigating Shots Fired Incidents on Riverside Avenue and Hardy Drive

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 28, 2021

On June 27, 2021, at 4:47 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for shots fired in the 300 block of Riverside Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located multiple shell casings and a white sedan overturned ...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

CPD Releases 2020 Annual Report

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Report.

The goal of this report is to give the community a glimpse into CPD with crime statistics, and how our department strives to deliver &...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 20, 2021

Search for Samuel Houchens Continues Three Years After Disappearance

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating Samuel Lee Houchens, a Charlottesville resident who was reported missing three years ago today.

Houchens was la...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

UPDATE: Mother and Children Reported Missing Safely Located

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 3, 2021

UPDATE: June 3, 2021 (2:00 p.m.): The Charlottesville Police Department is relieved to report that Josette, Gia, and Tea Carter have been safely located.

 

CPD is extremely grateful to the thousands of concerned ind...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

No Injuries Reported Following Friday Morning Shots Fired Incident on Elliewood Avenue

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 28, 2021

On May 28, 2021, at approximately 12:07 a.m., officers of the Charlottesville Police Department responded to reports of heavy gunfire in the 100 block of Elliewood Avenue. 

At the time of the shooting, an officer w...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Charlottesville Police Department Welcomes Newest Officers

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 20, 2021

Following their graduation from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy on Thursday, the Charlottesville Police Department is excited to welcome its newest officers.

Officers Heather Bradley and Brian Curry...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

No Injuries Reported Following Thursday Morning Shots Fired Incident on Hardy Drive

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 6, 2021

On May 6, 2021, at approximately 12:07 a.m., Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for the report of shots fired in the 800 block of Hardy Drive.

Upon their arrival, officers located approximately 12 bullet ca...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

One Person Injured Following Shots Fired Incident on Prospect Avenue

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 5, 2021

On May 4, 2021, at 11:35 p.m., Charlottesville Police Officers heard gunshots in the area of the 700 block of Prospect Avenue and immediately responded. The firing continued, resulting in multiple calls into the Emergency C...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

CPD Investigating 4 Weekend Shootings; 1 Person Shot as Gun Violence Continues in Charlottesville

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 3, 2021

On April 30, 2021, at 12:12 a.m. Charlottesville Police Officers responded to the 1900 block of Swanson Drive for gun shots and a female screaming for help.  The female was uninjured, and evidence recovered from th...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

CPD Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery of Convenience Store on Avon Street

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 30, 2021

On April 29, 2021, at 2142 hours, Charlottesville Police officers responded for an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 800 block of Avon Street.  

The suspect was armed with a handgun and was las...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Former Spa Employee Arrested, Faces Sexual Assault Charges

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 22, 2021

On April 20, 2021, Charlottesville Police Detectives arrested Justin Kyle Sadacca, a 38-year-old resident of Charlottesville.  Sadacca is charged with the following:

  • Object Sexual Penetration by Force, Virginia S...
Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

UPDATE: Prospect Avenue Shooting Suspect Located, Taken Into Custody

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 15, 2021

Alexander Antonio Rogers has been located and taken into custody, where he is currently waiting extradition to Virginia.

Anyone with information related to open cases should contact the Charlottesville Police Department a...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Charlottesville Police Department Calls for Community Support Amid Escalation in Violence

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 5, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department responded to a large volume of calls over the Easter weekend involving a violent fight and numerous shots fired incidents. In one of those incidents, stray bullets sent a resident to ...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

CPD Debuts New User-Friendly Processes for Submitting Complaints

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 1, 2021

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to debut several user-friendly processes for submitting complaints to the Office of Professional Standards.

A fillable PDF-version of the Citizen Complaint Form has been add...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 27, 2021

CPD Investigating Numerous Cases of Shots Fired

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 27, 2021

On March 26, 2021, at 10:45 p.m., Charlottesville Police officers responded to the area of Friendship Court Apartments for multiple shots fired.  

A vehicle of unknown make and model was reportedly seen fleeing t...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

CPD Releases Full BWC Related to LaQuinn Gilmore Case

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 19, 2021

Today, Chief RaShall Brackney hosted a press conference regarding two major internal affairs cases involving two former Charlottesville Police Department officers.

CPD publicly released body-worn camera footage related to...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: March 13, 2021

Bullet Narrowly Misses Sleeping Child During Shots Fired Incident

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2021

At 7:00 a.m. on March 13, 2021, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to a disorder with shots fired in the 800 block of Hardy Drive.  A randomly fired bullet traveled two blocks and struck a house in the 80...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

UPDATE: Missing Elderly Woman Located

updated news flash image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 11, 2021

UPDATE (2/12/2021 7 a.m.): Ms. Thomas has been safely located.

The Charlottesville Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating a missing and endangered elderly woman.

Thelma Thomas, a 74-year-o...

Read on...

Charlottesville Police News

News Flash

Posted on: January 12, 2022

Join us on Jan. 20 for a Climate Action Together Roundtable Discussion

Event Promotion Image for Climate Action Together Event on 2022-01-20

Climate Action Together: A Roundtable Discussion About Local Implications of Climate Change on Our Community's Health, Safety, and Ecology

Thursday, January 20, 5PM-7PMRegister to Attend (Zoom)

Climate change is upon us in the form of increasingly extreme w...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Now Open: Online Input Form for Identifying Climate Vulnerabilities in Charlottesville

Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

On Oct. 25th, the City of Charlottesville hosted live virtual forums for staff and community members as the next step in its Climate Vulnerability Assessment process. An online recording of the community forum and an online input form with the same discus...

Read on...

Climate Action
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process Kicking Off

Text announcing an "Acting on Climate Together" Community Workshop

Moving forward with its commitment to develop a Climate Adaptation Plan, the City of Charlottesville is taking the first steps to complete a Climate Vulnerability Assessment.  

The Climate Vulnerability Assessment will assess potential impacts fro...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Call for Volunteers: Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

Image of Text "Call for Volunteers"

Calling for Community Volunteers

Help Charlottesville collect data on urban heat as part of the nationwide 2021 NIHHIS-CAPA Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign! 

How urban environments and neighborhoods are built affects the amount of heat absorbed ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Equity in Climate Action: A Community Discussion

Logo for Charlottesville Acting on Climate Together

The City of Charlottesville has committed to including Equity as part of its Climate Action Plan and has partnered with the University of Virginia’s Institute for Engagement & Negotiation (IEN) to conduct this important conversation on equity for the ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Climate Action Plan Process Update to City Council

Image of virtual City Council Meeting, City logo, and text "Climate Action Plan Process Briefing&

Two items related to Climate Action are on the City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday, January 19th:  an update on the climate action plan development process and a resolution in support of a proposed House Bill 1965 (HB 1965) regarding No/Low E...

Read on...

Climate Action
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Announcing: Community Workshop - Dec 14 and Dec 15

Text announcing an "Acting on Climate Together" Community Workshop

The City of Charlottesville has committed to developing a Climate Action Plan (CAP) aimed to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction goals of 45% by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The structure for the CAP will borrow from a strategic plan framework in ...

Read on...

Climate Action
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Charlottesville Adopted New GHG Reduction Goals

Text image indicating newly adopted GHG Goals (45% by 2030 and Carbon Neutral by 2050)

On July 1, 2019, City of Charlottesville's City Council adopted new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals informed by community input and the challenge posed by climate change, including the recent IPCC report. The new goals aim to achieve a 45% reduction ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Draft GHG Goals Open for Public Comment

Text image requesting community input on draft GHG Goals and Climate Action Plan direction

At City Council's May 6, 2019 meeting, a compilation of community comments and input were presented along with draft greenhouse gas reduction goals. Community input was used to inform support for this level of commitment and to begin informing direction t...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Charlottesville Recommits to Climate Action

Text image announcing that the City joined the Global Covenant of Mayors Commitment

City Council passed a resolution on June 19, 2017 as its "Response to the Announced US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement". The resolution indicates continued commitment on behalf of Charlottesville to reducing greenhouse gas emissions ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Climate Action

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Upcoming Public Hearing on October 12

Cville Plans Together Logo - Orange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing related to the Comprehensive Plan update

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. related to the ...

Read on...

Comprehensive Plan Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2021

Cville Plans Together: Upcoming Public Hearing on October 12

Cville Plans Together Logo - Orange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing related to the Comprehensive Plan update

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. related to the ...

Read on...

Neighborhood Development News

News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2022

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Renovations Continue with Reopening Expected in Spring 2022

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 4, 2022

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Renovations Continue with Reopening Expected in Spring 2022

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville’s Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center renovations are still in prog...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated to reopen January 3

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 27, 2021

Second round of upgrades completed on Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center’s ventilation and air distribution systems

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville’s Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center is anticipated...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 8, 2021

2021 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Winners Announced

2021 Imagine a Day without Water Winners Image

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 8, 2021

 

2021 Imagine a Day without Water Art Contest Winners Announced

 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, THE ALBEMARLE COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY (ACSA), AND THE RIVANNA WATER & ...

Read on...

Public Works News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 1st

Promotional Image Announcing that "Leaf Season is Here"

The City of Charlottesville will start residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, November 1, 2021. Each neighborhood will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season on a set rotating schedule.

Key Highlights:

  • Residents can sign up ...
Read on...

Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Public Works News

News Flash

Posted on: January 26, 2022

Sidewalk Closures Update

Sidewalk Closed Sign

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...

Read on...

View current closures Sidewalk Closures

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 24, 2022

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of January 23rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 24, 2022 

Flagging on 9th/Avon Street, Garrett Street, Levy Avenue, Graves Street, East South Street, Monticello Road and Old Avon. Nighttime Flagging of 9th/Avon/Garrett/Levy and one northbound lane closure on 9th/Avo...

Read on...

Traffic Advisory

News Flash

Posted on: January 16, 2022

Inclement Weather ALERT | Jan 18, 2022

Inclement Weather Alert CAT Thumb

what: Due to inclement weather, CAT Will be running a few detours today. If conditions change, we will provide an update accordingly. Stay safe, Charlottesville!

when: 1/18/2022

service impacts:service Will begin at 9:00AM.

  • Route 1 - Not se...

Read on...

Transit News
Posted on: November 30, 2021

DETOUR Routes 1, 10, 11 | 12/05/2021

DETOUR - Charlottesville Area Transit

ROUTES AFFECTED:

what: Due to the closure of the intersection at Locust Ave, 10th St NE, and E High St, CAT's Route 1 and 11 will implement a detour.

when: Starting 12/05/2021

duration: Estimated 3 weeks

time: 8pm to 6am

DET...

Read on...

Transit News

News Flash

News Flash