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Past articles by Keagan:

Charlottesville plans to plant more than 100 trees

Charlottesville is preparing for spring by planting around 160 trees. → Read More

Average person doesn’t need to worry about their bank collapsing, financial advisor says

Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank ran into some trouble, and now some are worried about their own money in the bank. Emergent Financial Services CEO Alex Urpi says there is no need to rush to take out your cash. → Read More

Women Build helping to put up affordable homes in Albemarle

Women Build is kicking off with hundreds of volunteers coming together to help build affordable homes. → Read More

UVA doctor calls capping insulin price ‘long overdue’

Eli Lilly is capping the price of its insulin at $35. An endocrinologist at UVA is calling this move a game-changer, but also that it should’ve happened sooner. → Read More

2024 Fiscal Year Budget Proposal presented to Charlottesville

Interim City Manager Michael Rogers is presenting the 2024 Fiscal Year Budget Proposal to Charlottesville City Council. → Read More

Marcus Alert System to change police mental health response in Virginia by 2028

The program requires a community care team of mental health professionals to be part of the police response. → Read More

Bonumose opens sugar-substitute manufacturing facility in Albemarle County

The new facility will be used to produce a plant-based sugar called tagatose. → Read More

Grants helping pilot kitchen program to expand in Charlottesville

A community kitchen that offers opportunities for Black entrepreneurs is growing in Charlottesville. → Read More

Warmer weather causing spring flora to bloom earlier

You will still want to hold off on starting your spring gardening though. → Read More

Police investigating shooting along Page Street, one person injured

Charlottesville police are investigating a shooting in the 10th & Page neighborhood. → Read More

Albemarle considering recommendations for 2024 budget

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is hearing recommendations for the 2024 Fiscal Year Budget. → Read More

Belmont Bridge project moving beyond halfway point of completion

Charlottesville says it is now more than halfway done with the reconstruction of the Belmont Bridge. → Read More

Hundreds of spotted salamanders emerging in Albemarle County

The recent warm and rainy weather is bringing out the amphibians. → Read More

Charlottesville Area Transit making changes to attract new drivers

Since the pandemic, Charlottesville Area Transit has seen a shortage of bus drivers. City Councilor Michael Payne says it’s a problem nationally as well, having impacted the entire industry. → Read More

Scammers setting up fake home sales

There’s a new scam going around that could involve your home. → Read More

Charlottesville Police Department holding hiring event at CHS Feb. 18

The Charlottesville Police Department is looking to add more officers to its ranks with a hiring push Saturday, February 18. → Read More

Virginia Film Festival launching year-round series

The Virginia Film Festival is launching its 2023 year-round film series. → Read More

BEACON Project to open fully-equipped, shared-use commercial kitchen in Charlottesville

The project will cost $2.3 million, and the bulk of the funding is coming from state grants, fundraising, and city support. → Read More

Charlottesville struggling to fill hundreds of job vacancies

Charlottesville has approved more than 1,000 jobs, but hundreds of them are still unfilled. → Read More

UVA Health unveils 10-year strategic improvement plan

UVA Health has created a 10-year strategic plan to improve access to care and expand its reach to the community. → Read More