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  1. Residential Fire in Albemarle Co. Believed to Be ElectricalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... to be electrical in nature. Units responding to the fire were North Garden Volunteer Fire Company, Ivy Fire Rescue, Crozet Volunteer Fire Department, Seminole Trail Volunteer Fire Department Albemarle County Fire Rescue, and the Albemarle County ...

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  2. Crozet Weather Alamanac: June 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    ... (UHI). A giant parking lot bakes in the sun and has no evapotranspiration to aid in cooling. Even a place the size of Crozet can create an urban heat island that makes it measureably warmer than the surrounding countryside. In the last 30 years, ...

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  3. Clover's Literary Corner: E Pluribus UnumRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    ... expressions discussed here, you may not actually know their meanings! Crozetians will soon gather at the beautiful Crozet Park to celebrate the independence of our beloved country-whose Great Seal features our national motto, e pluribus unum (from ...

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  4. Crozet Park Launches History ProjectRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    Claudius Crozet Park has a long history dating back to 1957 when the 22-acre parcel was first donated to establish a community park. Since then, many Crozetians have served on the Park's board of directors, volunteered in some capacity, attended an event, or swam in the pool when it was located on the opposite side of the parking area.

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

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    ... short. There's no time to waste and it's never too late to try something new. Especially something that carries on Crozet's spirit of farm business. Bob and Kathy Ramsay wanted some livestock on their secluded small farm on the south side of Crozet, ...

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  6. To the Editor: Crozet Independence Day CelebrationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    We are writing again this year to ask for your enthusiastic support of our small town tradition-our annual Crozet Independence Day parade, celebration, and fireworks show on Sunday, July 5. The fun starts with a parade down Crozet Avenue starting at 5 p.m. Again this year, the Richmond Shrine Club's mini-cars will join the parade with their entertaining precision driving down Crozet Avenue! The lifetime members of the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department will serve as the parade's Grand Marshals this year. Any one interested in joining in the parade go to CrozetFire.org to get a parade unit sign-up form.

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  7. Peachtree Hosts 11U State Baseball Tournament July 9-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    ... Isaac Sumpter, Brendan Quigley, Matthew Heilman, Ross Hardy (Photo courtesy Doug Barrese) Baseball is coming to Crozet in a big way this summer. More than 1,000 people (including teams, families, and fans) are expected to descend upon Claudius ...

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  8. From the Editor: The Vision of the PeopleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    Last year about this time, Barnes lumberyard developer Frank Stoner, who was feeling bucked by the Crozet Community Advisory Council , asked the CCAC to express just what it was the community desired would happen on the property. The CCAC went into three additional late-night meetings that June debating whether they were getting their words right.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  10. Starr Hill Brewery Adds to Crozet's MuralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  11. To the Editor: I am done being quietRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    ... as was evident by the ensuing firestorm that quickly spread across social networks and the "word-of-mouth-effect" of Crozet. Many kind, sorrowful, and outraged neighbors came to the sides of the African-American families in their neighborhood. ...

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  12. Crozet Artisans Reopen in the DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    From left, Crozet Artisan partners Fred Levering, Jennifer Paxton, Karen Yonowitz, and Kathleen Mistry. Not pictured are partners Ben Greenberg, Edward Pelton and Gillian Ruffa A partnership of Crozet-area artisans that opened a shop in "the purple house" in the Olde Town Shops downtown last fall and then lost the lease after Christmas has reopened their business across the street in the Crozet depot.

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  13. To the Editor: Dear Members, Neighbors, and FriendsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    Last week a YMCA member was verbally assaulted with racial epithets by another member on Claudius Crozet Park property. The YMCA and the Park Board are actively investigating the incident.

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

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    ... Her friend Barbara Barrell, who owns Mechums View Farm, which offers riding lessons and trail rides just south of Crozet, will run the store when Anderson can't be there. Anderson has no previous experience as a merchant. Her rule for accepting ...

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  15. Secrets of the Blue Ridge: Local History from the Family AlbumRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    Did the proud Mom who snapped this c.1962 photo of Scouts marching in Crozet's 4th of July parade give any thought that she was freezing a moment in time of downtown signage and architecture? . Additional photographs accompany the print version of this story.

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  16. Crozet Annals of Medicine: The Life of a Doctor's Wife, Then and NowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crozet Gazette

    As we roll into the first weeks of summer , my daughter has on her reading list a book that my mother and I both enjoyed as little girls, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm . Rebecca is a feisty young thing being raised by her spinster aunts, who tries hard to be good but sometimes falls short of the mark.

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

    Thursday | 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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  18. Crozet Artisan Depot OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WCAV

    The depot features the works of several local artists in the area, allowing them to become a bigger part of the creative community in Central Virginia. Kathleen Mistry, one of the Artisan Depot's co-owners, said, "In addition to our partners, we've got great response and support from the community, from the county, from Albemarle County tourism department, everyone is being very helpful, very cooperative and we feel really supported."

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  19. Group Delivers Final Report on Plans for Crozet's Barnes Lumber SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NBC29

    A design group delivered its final report on what people who live in the Albemarle County town would like to see happen at the former Barnes Lumber property. The Downtown Crozet Initiative report recommends developer Frank Stoner build a grid-network of streets and sidewalks to connect with the rest of Crozet.

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  20. Accident 64 mm 104 063015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... which then caught fire. It happened shortly after 12:30 p.m. and caused extensive traffic backups (pictured) between Crozet and Afton Mountain that lasted more than seven hours. The driver of the tractor-trailer whose fuel tank was ruptured had a ...

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