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City’s combined sewer system to receive facelift

By Chris Teale (File photo) City council approved a new tunnel for a section of the city’s combined sewer system at Hoofs Run and ordered...

Police arrest man in connection with Belle Pre Way homicide

By Erich Wagner (File photo) Alexandria police announced last week that they had arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of resident Leon...

Our View: City takeover creates opportunity to reassess Torpedo Factory

(File photo) The city’s controversial move last week to temporarily take control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center caught many in Alexandria off guard. While...

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...

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...

SPORTS

T.C. Williams celebrate first ever Patriot conference title

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Before the start of the season, the players and coaches on the T.C. Williams girls soccer team talked about wanting to make history. Never before had the program won a...

Saints beat Ireton for state girls lacrosse title

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) RICHMOND — With two of its biggest offensive threats tightly guarded for the vast majority of the game, the St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes girls lacrosse team had to spread...

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...

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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: Offcials erred in Old Colony Inn approval

By Elizabeth Chimento, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: As residents of Canal Way and Pitt Street Station followed, in good faith, the city process for...

Your View: Correcting the record on local businesses

By Rodrigo Restrepo, Owner, Old Town Shoe and Luggage Repair, Inc (File photo) To the editor: I am writing in response to Mary Means’ letter to...

Your View: Sewer upgrade costs are result of development

By Dino Drudi, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: When he was on city council, Frank Fannon noted that the city budget had risen over a...

Your View: Bikeshare makes neighborhoods more attractive

By J.M. Shockley, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: I am writing in response to “Keep Bike- share station out of our neighborhood,” (May 19). It...

Your View: Local liquor store is too close to school

By Kelley Litzner, Alexandria (File photo) To the editor: As an employee of the federal government, it never ceases to amaze me how often common sense...

COLUMNS

The Business Plan: Unburden local small businesses

By Bill Reagan Frequently during an election year — at both national and local levels — we hear about the need to reduce burdens for...

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...

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