A Safe and Healthy Holiday

The holiday season is known for fun activities and family time together, celebrating love and thanksgiving. There is a darker side to the holidays, however. Crime increases around the holiday season, and robbery is more common in residences and businesses. More people on the roads increases the chance of accidents. To add to all this […]

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Construction Project at Route 29 and Rio Road

The interchange at U.S. 29 and Rio Road is one of several transportation improvements scheduled for the busy highway corridor in Albemarle County. This intersection has experienced high traffic, especially during rush hour and peak driving times. In conjunction with this project, U.S. 29 will be widened to further address traffic issues. Another component of […]

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Charlottesville’s Best Family Friendly Attractions

Did you know that Charlottesville was home to three of our past presidents? James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe all called this beautiful Virginia town home at one point. Another fun fact? Many parts of the movie “Evan Almighty” were filmed in Charlottesville. Do you enjoy music? The Dave Matthews Band started in Charlottesville […]

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Charlottesville: A Great Place for Foodies

People decide to make Charlottesville, Virginia their home for a number of reasons. Some people move for their profession, some people move to be closer to the University and some people just move because they want to. Whatever your reason for moving to Charlottesville, Virginia, a great town awaits you.

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DAY TRIP: National Cherry Blossom Festival

The Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates Japan’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the city of Washington, DC in 1912.  Years ago, these beautiful trees began to attract many visitors at their peak bloom time and now more than 1.5 million people visit Washington, DC for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.   Peak bloom of the cherry […]

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The Top Five Vineyards in the Charlottesville, VA Area

There are few locales that provide a more romantic setting than a vineyard. With plump grapes hanging heavily from lush vines, the picturesque backdrop creates a memorable outing for lovebirds. And the Monticello Wine Trail, known as the Birthplace of American Wine due to Thomas Jefferson’s early winemaking attempts in the region, bursts with an […]

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