Fluvanna Review

Jeff Spinello’s patriotic-themed show at his home at 4 Lewis Court at Lake Monticello. Photos by O.T. HolenLake Monticello resident Jeff Spinello realizes he’s become known as the “crazy lights guy,” but that’s okay with him.
It’s fine with Lee Everton, too.
Spinello decided to take his love of outdoor Christmas lighting into the summer with a patriotic-themed show at his house at 4 Lewis Court. He started the show on Memorial Day and it runs through July 4.

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Activities will take place at the Clubhouse, unless otherwise announced.
WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 3
(Rain cancels Wednesday evening activities.)
PARADE
6 p.m. – Participants begin to gather in Ashlawn Boulevard cul de sac.
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Out of the great tax debate came an idea: If people want to pay more in “taxes,” why not let them? Drawing from a program established in Prince Edward County, Supervisor Bob Ullenbruch championed the idea of voluntary “tax” contributions here in Fluvanna. Through this program, citizens who want to support different county departments, most notably the schools, can do so by choosing to pay above and beyond their required taxes.
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Even after school has been let out for the summer, the debate about whether or not today’s school kids take too many standardized tests continues among Fluvanna’s educators.
“The majority of calls I get from teachers are about testing,” said school board member Carol Tracy Carr.
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FAST team spirit. Photo by Duncan NixonThe Fluvanna Aquatic Sports Team (FAST) ran into a buzz saw in its first scored meet of the season, as they fell on June 19 to the Fairview Swim Club by a score of 666-439. Fairview is the perennial winner of the competition in the top division of the Jeffeerson Swim League. The meet was held at FAST’s new home venue, the pool at the Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA).
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