Thursday, March 19, 2009

Judge Swett denies request for injunction - declaratory judgement to be heard in May

The local media were out in force to cover the hearing on the Coalition to Preserve McIntire Park (CPMP) request for a preliminary injunction to protect further damage to the land that CPMP claim was illegaly transferred to VDOT for Meadow Creek Parkway construction. Althought the injunction was not granted, Judge Jay Swett of the Charlottesville Circuit Court offered to find an early court date for the hearing on the legality of the land transfer.

Here are several links to local media stories on the Wednesday March 18, 2009 hearing.

Charlottesville Tomorrow blog by Sean Tubbs

Daily Progress article by Rachana Dixit;

WVIR TV - NBC29 news report by Henry Graff (with video);

Charlottesville Newsplex - TV news story by Cheryn Stone (with video)

WINA - 1070 AM radio report by Rob Graham;

The HooK - article by Lisa Provence

C-ville Weekly - article by Will Goldsmith

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