News about city government, Alexandria City Council and the city’s representatives in the Virginia General Assembly.

City’s Old Town BID decision met with mixed reactions

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  More than a year after an exploratory committee began developing plans to create a business improvement district in Old Town, City...

Tim Lovain reflects on eight years on city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Councilor Tim Lovain, who is in the midst of his third city council term, said he won’t seek reelection in...

Alexandrian Jay Patrick Murray faces first hearing for UN appointment

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Jay Patrick Murray is a familiar face for many Alexandrians. Murray, who served for 24 years with the U.S. Army and...

BID proposal gets no vote, but will get revamp over the...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  After months of heated debate, plans for a business improvement district in Old Town are being put on hold for the...

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...

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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