General community news facing residents of Alexandria.

Chadwicks celebrates 50 years

By Alexa Epitropoulos | When partners Mike Kirby, Tom Russo and Joe McGuinness opened Chadwicks in Old Town back in 1979, it was the...

City council upholds BAR’s decision on historic house painting

By Missy Schrott | Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states...

Tree lighting, Turkey Trot to take place in Alexandria this week

By Missy Schrott | The City of Alexandria hosts its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Market Square this Friday, Nov. 24. The event will...

How Alexandria’s Potomack Company built a national reputation

By Louise Krafft “Going once, going twice, sold!” is the familiar call of the auctioneer as the gavel drops and the sale is final. Auctions date...

Affordable housing project revitalizes local church

By Missy Schrott | When a local church found itself in financial difficulty, there was one thing its congregation could agree on: the way...

City council considers, clashes over future of Cameron Run Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | The future of Cameron Run Regional Park on Eisenhower Avenue inspired a spirited debate at city council’s legislative meeting on Tuesday...
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