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

Affordable housing project revitalizes local church

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

Lionel Hope dies at 92

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Lionel Hope, Alexandria’s first African American vice mayor and a World War II veteran, died in his sleep at his...

Planning commission OKs contentious site plan change

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Residents expressed environmental concerns about a development project proposed for a several-acre plot behind the Beth El Hebrew Congregation at...

Local attorney Mo Seifeldein to run for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mohamed “Mo” Seifeldein, an attorney and owner of a local law firm, announced Saturday that he will run for Alexandria...

Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announces mayoral run

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announced on Monday morning that he will run for mayor in 2018, setting the stage for a...

Parking open house answers some questions, raises others

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Parking Standards for New Development Projects Task Force held an open house on Nov. 1 to discuss upcoming proposed...
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