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Alt-right leader’s membership revoked at Alexandria gym

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Alt-right leader Richard Spencer's encounter on May 17 with a Georgetown University professor at an Alexandria gym is making headlines.  The...

Tim Kaine hosts conversation on gang violence in Alexandria

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., visited Alexandria on Monday to take part in a roundtable discussion concerning gang violence in Northern Virginia. Kaine...

Three Alexandria high school lacrosse teams advance to state semifinals

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com Three Alexandria high school girls’ lacrosse teams have reached the final four of the Virginia Independent School Athletic association state semifinals....

Outgoing ACPS Superintendent moves into ‘next phase’

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The announcement on May 10 that Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Alvin Crawley had submitted his resignation to the school...

City Council approves 72-hour parking rule exception

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council approved an amendment to the city’s contentious 72-hour parking rule at a public hearing at city...

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SSSAS boys’ lacrosse team takes home state championship

By Jack Mackey The St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes varsity boys lacrosse team won the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division I state title on May 20 after beating Norfolk Academy 7-6. “It was a...

Bishop Ireton women’s lacrosse team wins state championship

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com  The Bishop Ireton Cardinals dethroned the St. Stephens and St. Agnes Saints 9-8 in overtime to win the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association state championship game on Saturday in Warrenton....

Three Alexandria high school lacrosse teams advance to state semifinals

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com Three Alexandria high school girls’ lacrosse teams have reached the final four of the Virginia Independent School Athletic association state semifinals. On Friday, reigning state champs St. Stephen's and St. Agnes...

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Album review: “Damn” by Kendrick Lamar is brilliant, but uneven

By Andy Dunbar “My left stroke just went viral,” raps Kendrick Lamar in “HUMBLE,” the first hit from his new album DAMN, which is the fourth studio album by the hip-hop artist. The line refers...

New details on Whole Foods’ Old Town in-store restaurant expansion

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Revisions for the planned restaurant at Whole Foods’ Old Town location, including extended hours and liquor by the glass, was approved by city council at its April 22 public hearing. The long-in-the-works expansion of...

Slideshow: Scenes at the 2017 Historic Garden Week Tour

The 84th Historic Garden Week Tour might have been held on a gray weekend, but the colors were still vibrant at the historic homes residents opened to the public. Preparations started by Friday morning, when flowers began...

LETTERS

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on Jefferson-Houston performance

To the Editors, I’m writing to unpack a statement in a letter to the Alexandria Times editors titled “City should spend less money on education.”...

Your View: This Presidents Day, take in the history that is disappearing

By Gebe Johnson, The Queen Street Coalition (File photo) There is a reason the upcoming Presidents’ Day parade in Alexandria includes a picturesque stretch along...

Your View: We must convert anti-hate protests into votes

By Paul A. Friedman, Alexandria (File photo) On Sunday afternoon, I gathered with members of Grassroots Alexandria, Delegate Mark Levine (D-45) and other activists to...

Your View: Redistricting failed to reduce strain on Jefferson-Houston

By Charles Conway, Alexandria (File photo) “This is about our neighborhood, and an opportunity to say to anyone new to the area, whether you are...

Your View: Lights at T.C. would be latest infringement on local black enclave

By Frances Colbert Terrell, President, Seminary Civic Association (File photo) To the editor: A hot issue for the past several years has been centered on T.C....

COLUMNS

Foodie: Home brewing could be the missing ingredient for your wedding

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com When my fiancé and I started planning for our wedding about a year ago, I was lost. There was so much...

My View: Alexandria celebrates Preservation Month and National Travel and Tourism Week

By Lance Mallamo and Patricia Washington This week, the nation’s travel industry is celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week. Spending by travelers in the United...

Opinion: Pursuing a proactive, prudent budget

By Mayor Allison Silberberg We are in the thick of the budget process. This is a time for all of us to focus on the...

Senior Corner: Promoting healthy aging

By Mary Belanich Many of Virginia Hospital Center’s programs and services exemplify its mission, “to be the best health system,” including the offerings of the...

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