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

City council increases ARHA loan for Ramsey Homes

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) City councilors unanimously agreed Tuesday to increase its loan to the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority for the Ramsey Homes...

Arlington nabs Nestle, Alexandria eyes options

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) Nestle USA’s recent announcement that it would move its corporate headquarters from California to Rosslyn means great things for the...

Alexandria property values up 2 percent

By James Cullum (File photo) The notices have been mailed and Alexandria’s overall real estate assessments increased 2.1 percent, or $792 million over last year,...

Protesters demand ‘sanctuary city’ designation

By James Cullum (Photo/James Cullum) Tuesday night’s city council meeting was interrupted briefly by protestors advocating that Alexandria declare itself a so-called “sanctuary city.” Around 50...

General Assembly progresses on area Airbnb regulations

By Chris Teale (File photo) Alexandria’s burgeoning Airbnb room rental market could become more regulated and structured under a bill making its way through the...

General Assembly bill threatens Internet initiative

By Chris Teale (File photo) The city’s municipal broadband Internet initiative could be under threat in the Virginia House of Delegates, which advanced a bill...
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