Our View: Parking vote is about livability

This local election season, it’s time to have a discussion about what kind of Alexandria we want, both now and in the future. Do we...

Rookie councilor Willie Bailey to run for reelection

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Two years into his first term as a city councilor, Willie Bailey said he spent a lot of time debating...

St. Mary Catholic Church in Old Town named a basilica

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com St. Mary Catholic Church has been named the first basilica in Northern Virginia. The Holy See, the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the...

Water main break disrupts traffic on upper Duke Street

A water main break on upper Duke Street caused traffic disruption Monday morning. The water main break shut down all westbound lanes of Duke Street,...

Councilor John Chapman seeks reelection

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City Councilor John Chapman announced Jan. 3 that he will seek reelection for another term on council. Since being first elected...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Jan. 18

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Jan. 10

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Jan. 4

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School...

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Live Oak owners to open Charlie’s on the Avenue

Almost a year and a half ago, Jeremy Barber and Justice Frank made their longin-the-works dream come true by opening Charleston-inspired restaurant Live Oak on Commonwealth Avenue in Del Ray. Now Barber and Frank are branching out with...

Out of the Attic: The history behind celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. in Alexandria

This April marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Like many cities and towns across the nation, Alexandria is celebrating the life and work of King throughout January. Some...

Out of the Attic: Alexandria canal culvert

In 1840, work began on a canal to link the seaport of Alexandria to the larger Chesapeake and Ohio Canal at Georgetown and increased economic opportunities. Building canals required a great deal of know-how and problem-solving skills. A prosaic...

Letter to the Editor: Alexandria should commit to renewable energy

On Dec. 7, more than 70 Alexandrians gathered with energy experts, city officials and others to discuss the future of our city’s energy supply....

My View: Vision Zero approved, now it’s our turn to step up

By Mike Doyle Alexandria Families For Safe Streets congratulates city council for approving the “Vision Zero” action plan. While the plan calls for zero deaths...

Letter to the Editor: Delegate race outcomes are important

To the editor: The future of our Commonwealth, and our Virginia General Assembly, the oldest continuous legislative body in the western world, hangs in the...

Letter to the Editor: A tale of two hills

The current debacle involving the proposed Karig Estates residential development resembles a similar controversy that played out a decade earlier at the property known...

Letter to the Editor: We support the city’s decision to protect unpainted brick in...

To the editor: We write in response to the letter published in the Alexandria Times on Dec. 7 from Amy and Paul Reed, “Changes needed...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: ACPS welcomes new opportunities in the New...

First, I would like to wish all of our ACPS families and community a happy New Year. Alexandria City Public Schools begins the New Year...

Justice Matters: Opioid addiction and the criminal justice system

By Bryan Porter One of the many unfortunate responsibilities that falls upon my office is that of receiving and reviewing the reports of the Office of...

Alexandria in Action: The gift of giving

The holidays are upon us. Hanukkah has begun with Christmas not far behind and before we know it, we’ll be beginning a new year....

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at ACPS

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...
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