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Episcopal girls basketball try to keep up the pace after six straight wins

Episcopal girls basketball try to keep up the pace after six straight wins

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The early part of the season was tough for the Episcopal girls basketball team, which suffered a number of tough losses against strong opponents. But it was intentional scheduling on the [...]

City’s legislative agenda arrives in Richmond for statewide push of priorities

City’s legislative agenda arrives in Richmond for statewide push of priorities

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) The Virginia General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session got underway January 13, and in its agenda for this year, the City of Alexandria emphasized its support for issues that would affect all [...]

Ramsey Homes redevelopment to undergo public scrutiny

Ramsey Homes redevelopment to undergo public scrutiny

By Chris Teale (File photo) The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s proposed redevelopment plan for the Ramsey Homes at 699 N. Patrick St. will come before the planning commission on February 4 for a public hearing [...]

City starts recovery process after historic blizzard

City starts recovery process after historic blizzard

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Alexandrians have begun the process of digging themselves out from beneath a historic winter storm that hit last Friday and Saturday and dumped approximately 22 inches of snow — what usually [...]

Our View: More must be done to stop small business flight

Our View: More must be done to stop small business flight

(Photo/Chris Teale) It is distressing to see so many iconic Alexandria small businesses closing shop all at once. First it was Mancini’s, then Monroe’s, Bradlee Shoe Repair, Hannelore’s of Olde Town, Decorium and Why Not? all [...]

Charles Severance sentenced to life in prison

Charles Severance sentenced to life in prison

By Chris Teale (File photo) Charles Severance, the man found guilty of the killings of three Alexandrians and the wounding of a fourth, was sentenced to three life terms in prison plus 48 years by specially [...]

Updated: Storm dumps nearly two feet of snow on Alexandria, schools and local government closed Monday

Updated: Storm dumps nearly two feet of snow on Alexandria, schools and local government closed Monday

Updated 4:45 p.m. January 24 By Chris Teale and Erich Wagner (Photo/Denise Dunbar) A reported 17 inches of snow fell on the Port City as a result of the winter storm dubbed by some as “Snowzilla,” [...]

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ is a mischievous jaunt

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ is a mischievous jaunt

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Joan Marcus) Having enjoyed the four-time Tony Award-winning musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” on Broadway last month, I can firmly attest it has found a national touring company cast to [...]

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes triumph over Episcopal in local rivalry clash

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes triumph over Episcopal in local rivalry clash

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At the final buzzer of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes’ 55-49 boys basketball win over local rivals Episcopal January 16, Saints junior guard Myles Lewis was mobbed by his teammates as [...]

Alvin Crawley presents ACPS operating budget proposal for FY 2017

Alvin Crawley presents ACPS operating budget proposal for FY 2017

By Chris Teale (File photo) Schools Superintendent Alvin Crawley had one eye on the present and one eye looking toward the future while asking for further monetary help from city council with his latest operating budget [...]