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Great Pumpkin Smash at McIntire Recycling Center
Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RWSA) will host the Great Pumpkin Smash Composting Event at McIntire Recycling Center, located at 611 McIntire Road Charlottesville, VA 22902, on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Read more...

Life Saver Award Given to Area Emergency Communications Supervisor
 Lisa Fitzgerald's skills resulted in saving an Albemarle County man's life by talking his wife through administering CPR

Winter Hours for McIntire Recycling Center
The McIntire Recycling Center located at 611 McIntire Road in Charlottesville will begin its winter hours on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Read more...

The Albemarle Broadband Authority Asks for Help Identifying Internet Access Needs in the County
Our first step is to identify access needs because there is no database that provides information about what Internet services are available throughout the county. With your input, you can help us develop an accurate picture of where the problem areas are located. Read more...

Albemarle County Announces New Director of Facilities & Environmental Services
Albemarle County today announced Lance Stewart as the new Director of the Department of Facilities & Environmental Services (FES). The Director of FES is responsible for providing overall leadership to the department’s divisions – Environmental Services, Project Management, and Public Works -- and supports the successful planning, implementation, management and tracking of the County’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP).  

Chris Greene Lake Park reopens for water recreation
As of 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 4, Chris Greene Lake Park is reopened to all water recreation. Access to the boat ramp and dog park has been restored. Read more...

Albemarle County Police Officer Paul Quillon receives 2018 Award for Lifesaving from Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
Albemarle County Police Officer Paul Quillon received the 2018 Award for Lifesaving from Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP). The award is in recognition of his bravery and service in rescuing a driver trapped inside a flaming vehicle following a crash on Garth Road in Albemarle County. Read more...

Chris Greene Lake Park is Closed to all Water Recreation until Further Notice
The public is advised to avoid the boat ramp and dog park at Chris Greene Lake Park, as well as fishing areas until further notice. Trails, picnic areas, and the playground remain open. Signs are posted throughout the park. All other County public lakes and dog parks remain open. Read more...