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In April in Crozet, itís All About the Dogs
3/30/2015
Claudius Crozet Park (CCP) will partner with Starr Hill Brewery for a month-long "Pints for Pups" fundraiser as part of Starr Hill's Cheers for Charity program. For each pint sold in April, Starr Hill will donate a dollar towards development of the Crozet Dog Park. A kick-off event will be held Friday, April 3rd from 6-9PM in the Starr Hill Taproom in Crozet. The event will include a brief overview of the Dog Park project and site design and a recap of fundraising efforts to date. The Crozet Park Board of Directors welcomes community members, dog lovers, and beer aficionados to the event.

Bright Stars Applications Due March 31st for Fall Enrollment
3/23/2015
The Albemarle County Public Schools Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for eligible 4-year-olds to enroll in the Bright Stars Program; a state and locally funded program for students potentially at risk for developmental or educational issues. Please submit applications by March 31st for consideration for fall enrollment.

Beginning March 23, Free State Road is One-Way
3/17/2015
Westbound restriction will ease cut-through traffic on adjoining Wakefield Rd.

On Monday, March 23, the Virginia Department of Transportation will post highway signs to convert a 0.1-mile segment of Route 651 (Free State Road) in Albemarle County from carrying two-way traffic to eastbound traffic only.


County Celebrates Completion of New Northside Library Facility at March 16 Ceremony
3/16/2015
Albemarle County officials joined representatives from the Jefferson Madison Regional Library at a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Northside Library project on Monday, March 16. The commemoration began at noon in the Library (705 Rio Road) where Library Director John Halliday, Supervisors Jane Dittmar and Brad Sheffield, County Executive Tom Foley, and project team representatives addressed the crowd. Afterwards, attendees enjoyed self-guided tours through the new facility.

Charlottesville Area Businesses Recognized for their Excellence
3/16/2015
Local restaurants honored with James Beard Award nomination and area vineyards acknowledged in prestigious Governors Cup competition

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) congratulates local restaurants for their nominations as James Beard award semi-finalists and local vineyards who are acknowledged by the Virginia Winery Associations (VWA) Governors Cup.


Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Announce Budget Town Hall Meeting Dates
3/5/2015
The Board of Supervisors are hosting a series of town hall meetings during March on Albemarle County’s Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget, which is currently under development. The Board invites everyone to attend any of these sessions, which are designed to share information and start a community conversation about the budget. These sessions are being held in addition to a number of work sessions and public hearings. Each session will run approximately 90 minutes. For the latest meeting information, visit www.albemarle.org/calendar.