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

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...

City Council votes to approve historic tax increase

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council voted 6-1 to adopt a $728.1 million general fund fiscal year 2018 budget on May 4. This...

City Council expected to set record-setting tax hike

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council is poised to approve an unprecedented 5.7 cent real estate tax hike when it votes to approve...
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