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Episcopal girls win ISL A lacrosse championship

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The Episcopal girls lacrosse team had already secured promotion to the Independent Schools League’s AA division after winning the league’s...

City prepares for bus changes, Metrorail repair surge

By Chris Teale (File photo) City leaders are preparing for two major events in public transportation, as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority prepares its...

Roy Priest to retire as ARHA CEO

By Chris Teale (File photo) The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority announced earlier this month that CEO Roy Priest will step down from his position...

Old Colony Inn redevelopment unanimously approved by city council

By Chris Teale (File photo) City council unanimously approved the redevelopment of the Old Colony Inn in North Old Town, although it added several conditions...

City prepares for possible showdown with Dominion

By Erich Wagner (File photo) City councilors, officials and residents prepared their defenses last week ahead of a possible fight this summer with utility Dominion...

SPORTS

Episcopal girls win ISL A lacrosse championship

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The Episcopal girls lacrosse team had already secured promotion to the Independent Schools League’s AA division after winning the league’s A division regular season title, but it wanted to finish with...

Bishop Ireton girls take WCAC lacrosse title

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Just 10.6 seconds remained in the second half as Kelly Larkin prepared for a free position shot that likely would deliver Bishop Ireton’s girls lacrosse team the Washington Catholic Athletic...

T.C. Williams boys soccer secures No. 2 seed in Patriot conference tourney with eighth...

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) As the T.C. Williams and W.T. Woodson boys soccer teams returned to the field at Parker-Gray Stadium after halftime Monday afternoon, the sun disappeared behind black clouds and droplets of...

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ARTS & CULTURE

Kennedy Center hosts slew of cultural events to honor Irish independence

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Pet Redmond) “Ireland 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts and Culture” is an international festival that will feature more than 50 performances with the participation of more than 500 artists in...

City hosts three thought-provoking art exhibits

By Jennifer Powell (Photo/Jennifer Powell) If you are looking for an escape from the rain this month, duck into the Athenaeum, the Torpedo Factory’s Target Gallery or the Del Ray Artisans Gallery to take advantage...

City set to take over Torpedo Factory operations

By Chris Teale (File photo) The Torpedo Factory Arts Center will come under temporary city control October 1 for up to three years as officials with the center continue to debate its future management structure. Under...

LETTERS

Your View: Alexandria needs more than just bike lanes

By Mike Schauer, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: As someone who bikes between Old Town and Chinquapin several times a week, I like having the...

Your View: Patrick Henry project should reflect neighborhood’s concerns

By Peggy Hinton, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: I am a community member that is disturbed and disappointed in the total disregard for children’s safety...

Your View: Keep Bikeshare station out of our neighborhood

By Mary Jean Crowley, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: I found out last week that city officials intend to place a 52-foot long, fix-foot wide...

Your View: BIDs are good for local businesses

By Mary Means, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: “To BID or not to BID” (May 12) is a no brainer. Old Town should have had...

Your View: City money should not go to centralized preschool

By Christopher Wenk, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: It has been famously said that laws are like sausages — it is better not to see...

COLUMNS

Senior Corner: Alexandria Silver Service card connects seniors with local businesses

By Mary Lee Anderson Seniors take note: There is a new program in Alexandria that will allow residents aged 60 and older to receive discounts...

Alexandria in Action: Thank you for your generosity, Alexandria

By John Porter Alexandria, you are amazing. On April 20, more than 8,300 of you joined together to make around 12,000 donations to 153 deserving...

Filling in the blanks: ACPS is grateful for budget support

By Karen Graf On Monday night, city council made its final adjustments to Alexandria’s fiscal 2017 budget. This year’s budget process has given even the most...

My View: Veto session keeps Virginia in the mainstream

By Sen. Adam Ebbin Every April, the General Assembly returns to Richmond for a one-day veto session. This is when we vote on Gov. Terry...

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