THANK YOU! $2,100 RAISED FOR FOOD BANK

THANK YOU! $2,100 RAISED FOR FOOD BANK

  THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING  the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank! TOGETHER WE RAISED $2,100 FOR THE FOOD BANK!! Sams Hot Dogs in Crozet Snow’s Garden Center 1875 Avon St. Extended in Charlottesville Paul Obaugh Ford on Lee Jackson Hwy Comfort Inn on Pantops Our Lady of Peace  Continue Reading

Click Here to View Open Businesses

Click Here to View Open Businesses

As we enter Phase 1 of reopening Virginia, we feel it is useful to implement a list of businesses currently open/reopening. See below for a list of businesses in the area ready to accommodate you. All data is subject to change, and business hours may be modified, so it is best to contact them directly…Continue Reading

Local Delivery & Carryout Options

Local Delivery & Carryout Options

Here are some restaurants that are open for carryout and delivery. Please help support local restaurants during this time of social distancing. *Don’t forget you can purchase GIFT CARDS too!* *- Restaurant Owners CLICK HERE to submit your information. * OR email restaurant information  Kevin@monticellomedia.com   Note: the list will be continually updated in an…Continue Reading

Rt250/Ivy Road To Close For Repairs

The Virginia department of Transportation is announcing a part of Route 250/Ivy Road will be closing in June for some underground repairs. Starting at 10AM on Wednesday, June 12th, VDOT will close Route 250 to through traffic while work crews replace a large pipe just East of Tilman road, and reopen by 4AM on Thursday,…Continue Reading

Affordable Housing Meeting Draws Hundreds

Hundreds turned out Thursday at Charlottesville High School for an IMPACT action assembly to demand action on affordable housing. IMPACT is a local organization dedicated to helping residents affected by a systemic injustice. IMPACT board member Sheila Herlihy says they’ve been after the city and county for years to address the problem of affordable housing:…Continue Reading

Affordable Housing Funds Coming

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have announced more than $43 million in federal funding is being earmarked for 26 municipalities in Virginia, including Charlottesville, to develop, finance and modernize public housing developments. “All Virginians deserve access to safe and affordable housing,” said the senators. “We are pleased that this federal funding will help…Continue Reading

Monticello Students Develop Water Testing Technology

Some Monticello High School Students have come up with a device to test water quality in the Rivanna River, Environmental Science Teacher Chris Stanek says the device measures water temperature, air temperature and pH every five seconds, then records those measurements onto a memory card that can upload the data to a computer. Stanek say…Continue Reading

Body Found In James River

(Metro) Police in Bedford County are investigating the discovery of a body on Thursday.  Big Island fire rescue crews recovered a body from the James River near Route 604, but don’t know how long it was there.  Police say it’s the same area where crews searched for a missing Lynchburg man.  Nathan Faidley disappeared in…Continue Reading

Internet Baffled BY Weird McAuliffe Meme

 (Metro)  Twitter users are a bit confused by a meme posted by former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe.  The Democrat sent out a pic Thursday morning that showed a crab with the name of Terry McAuliffe standing on the head of a white alligator with the name of Donald Trump.  Most of the people responding on…Continue Reading

Military Enacts New Transgender Policy

(Metro) The Trump administration’s new policy on transgender people serving in the military goes into effect today.  It forces service members to identify as their biological sex.  Under the Obama administration, transgender troops were allowed to serve in their preferred gender identity.  Those who were already using their preferred gender before today will be exempt…Continue Reading