General community news facing residents of Alexandria.

Edens project breaks ground in North Old Town

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) The 50,000 square-foot Edens redevelopment of the old Giant Food property in North Old Town broke ground earlier this month,...

Alexandria Symphony executive director dies

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) Paul Frank, the executive director of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, died after a short bout with pancreatic cancer on March...

Torpedo Factory study attracts renewed debate

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) A recent study by a respected economist commissioned by the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association argues that the Torpedo Factory Art...

City backs West End office building purchase for school

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) City Council unanimously approved a transfer of $4.56 million from the city general fund to Alexandria City Public Schools to...

City officials lead massive heroin bust

By Erich Wagner (File photo) Law enforcement officials in Alexandria, Virginia and Maryland announced Monday that they had apprehended 11 suspects in connection with a...

Northam wins local gubernatorial straw poll

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) President Donald Trump’s ears might have been burning Sunday night, as Virginia’s Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor railed...
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