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  1. Wynott Goat Milk Soap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Crozet Gazette

    Life is indeed short. There's no time to waste and it's never too late to try something new.

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  2. Pride of a Warrior: Four Teams Reach State Championship GamesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Crozet Gazette

    The 2015 Spring sports season turned out to be a Warrior showcase as Western Albemarle High School sent four teams to the state finals at Liberty University June 13. Varsity Boys' and Girls' Lacrosse, Varsity Girls' Tennis and Varsity Girls' Soccer all competed for state titles on the same day. There was a bit of disappointment as none of them came away with a championship, but it was a big day nonetheless for the Warriors.

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  3. Albemarle Looks at New Fee or Tax to Fund Stream ProtectionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Crozet Gazette

    Albemarle County officials are weighing two alternatives for funding water clean-up measures that are mandated by state government to help save the Chesapeake Bay. One option would create service districts with varying tax rates that would add to property owners' real estate tax bills, county water resources manager Greg Harper told the Crozet Community Advisory Committee at its meeting June 17. The other idea is a storm water utility fee that would be based on the amount of a property's impervious surface.

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  4. Starr Hill Brewery Adds to Crozet's MuralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Crozet Gazette

    Richmond-based artist Duncan Robertson spent two weeks in June painting a mural depicting mountain musicians on a large blank wall across from Starr Hill Brewery in Crozet, dramatically adding to Crozet's wealth of big wall art. The painting was a project of the Charlottesville Mural Project, which produces two murals a year, and the New City Arts Initiative, and part of a summer mural painting series called Poetry and Painting that aims to incorporate poetry into murals.

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  5. Crozet Tack and Saddle Opens in Crozet Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Crozet Gazette

    A rider could be completely fitted out at a reasonable price from the store, which does include some new items, mainly tack box supplies like sprays and wipes, brushes, combs and horse treats . Used goods include saddles, bridles, bits, pads and blankets, shoes and boots, clothing, helmets, and horse-themed art works.

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  6. Grid Plan Favored for Barnes Lumber DevelopmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Crozet Gazette

    The Downtown Crozet Initiative held its follow-up meeting June 11 at Crozet Elementary School to get public reaction to three preliminary plans for the development of the former Barnes Lumber Company property in downtown Crozet. The plans, which were meant to demonstrate conceptual options, were the product of a well-attended meeting May 27 when developer Frank Stoner asked Crozetians to describe what they thought should happen on the property.

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  7. New "Natural Play Space" Coming to CrozetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    A local family's love of nature and commitment to the environment will soon prove to be a great benefit to people in Crozet. In April next year, Carolyn Schuyler and her family will open Wildrock, a 28-acre "playscape," hiking and camping area next to Patricia Byrom Park on Blackwell Hollows Road.

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  8. Piedmont Place Revives Dormant Project SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Claudius Place, the name given to a two-story building proposed in 2011 to be built across from Crozet Library, has come to life again, rechristened Piedmont Place, with new owners Drew and Michelle Holzwarth acquiring the site in May. The first effort at Claudius Place, expected to start construction in 2013, stalled and languished. Its revival marks the first new private investment in downtown since the new library opened in September 2013.

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  9. New Restaurant Coming to Mechums RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    The derelict location of former restaurants at the intersection of Rts. 250 and 240 at the Mechums River bridge east of Crozet will become a restaurant again if the owners of the parcel can get a special use permit for its water needs, the Crozet Community Advisory Committee learned at its meeting May 20. What was once know as Pop and Ethel's and later as The Gallery Restaurant will be rebuilt on essentially its original footprint, according to William McKechnie, a restauranteur who is planning the project.

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  10. Town Turns Out to Give a Vision for Barnes Lumberyard DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Emily Heymann of Dialogue + Design Associates and Mark Lieberth of LPDA, a landscape designer, present a sketch of one of the small group's ideas for the Barnes Lumber property. A large crowd numbering more than 160 came out to The Field School in Crozet May 27 for a town hall discussion about how to develop the 20-acre former Barnes Lumber Company site in downtown.

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  11. Alcaro, Oberg Step Up as School Board CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Jonno Alcaro, left, and David Oberg took a few minutes at the Crozet Community Advisory Committee meeting May 20 to introduce themselves as candidates for the White Hall District School Board seat. Alcaro, a five-year resident of Crozet, is the co-founder of YellowPages.com and has had an executive career in business in securities and Internet industries.

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  12. Carrie Smith CrickenbergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Carrie Elizabeth Smith Crickenberger, 85, of Crozet, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 30, 2015. She reunited with her beloved husband, Bill, who preceded her in death on the other side.

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  13. Gazette Vet: To Stitch or Not to StitchRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Summer is here, and one thing we are sure to see a lot more of at the veterinary hospital are cuts, bites, and wounds. Running through the woods, playing in the river, tussling at the dog park, dogs are like a bunch of rowdy kids, not always aware of their bodies until play time is over.

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  14. Warrior Healing Campaign Aims to Support Vets and Their FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Bingham Jamison of White Hall told his story of recovery from the war in Iraq at The Lodge at Old Trail May 21 as part of The Lodge's regular Third Thursday speaker series. It was the first time he had spoken publicly about his experience, which led him to co-found the Warrior Healing Campaign, a philanthropic effort to aid vets and their families as soldiers recover from the traumas of war.

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  15. Blue Ridge Naturalist: "Invasive" Plants Invaluable to Degraded EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    A large stand of Garlic Mustard , which is considered an invasive plant species, grows underneath a native Eastern Redcedar . Both kinds of plants, located along a gas pipeline, tell the informed observer that the soil in this location is nutrient-poor and compacted.

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  16. Carl "Junior" Olander RainesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Carl "Junior" Olander Raines, 87, of Crozet, Virginia passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Lou Morris Raines; three brothers, Harmon Raines, Carl "Todd" Raines and Ed Raines; and two sisters, Elizabeth Davis and Mary E. Raines.

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  17. Warrior Healing Campaign at the Lodge at Old Trail May 21Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Warrior Healing Campaign is a Charlottesville-based philanthropic organization dedicated to serving veterans and their families as they navigate the post-war recovery process. The Lodge at Old Trail will host Bingham C. Jamison, CFA, Co-Founder and Chairman of Warrior Healing Campaign on May 21 at 5:30 p.m. Mr. Jamison will speak about issues veterans face upon returning home.

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  18. Western Albemarle First Quarter Real Estate ReportRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    At this time last year the Charlottesville real estate market was seemingly taking a breather. Coming off strong sales in 2013 and bitter cold weather in the first quarter, there seemed to be a damper on real estate enthusiasm.

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  19. Kids Fishing Day at Mint SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Zion, Aiinday and Adanya Giles of Fredericksburg, visiting relatives near Crozet with their dad Lorenzo Giles, were among the most successful fishers at Kids Fishing Day at Mint Springs Valley Park April 25. Zion, Aiinday and Adanya Giles of Fredericksburg, visiting relatives near Crozet with their dad Lorenzo Giles, were among the most successful fishers at Kids Fishing Day at Mint Springs Valley Park April 25. Casting in a chilly rain, the boys caught three trout, while their sister effortlessly snagged five. It seemed that they made a dash for her hook.

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  20. Garden Week Features Ivy Estates April 19 and 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    Virginia Garden Week comes to western Albemarle Sunday, April 19 and Monday, April 20. Four Ivy-area properties are featured this year, including Bloomfield, Verulam Farm, Foxhaven Farm and the Harris Home . Tours hours on April 19 are from noon to 5 p.m. and on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person, $10 for children 6-12.

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