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As FBI investigates, site of Alexandria shooting remains blocked off

As the FBI continue to investigate the scene of the Wednesday morning shooting that injured five people, including Rep. Steve Scalise, the house majority...

Lucretia Jackson leaves behind legacy at Matthew Maury Elementary School

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Lucretia Jackson’s is the first face students at Matthew Maury Elementary School see when they get off the school bus...

Opioids in Alexandria: City treatment program faces staffing, funding constraints

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As Alexandria’s opioid crisis continues to grow, the city’s treatment program – one of four run by local governments in Virginia...

Updated: Rep. Steve Scalise in critical condition, suspect dead after Del Ray shooting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The FBI is investigating a multiple shooting in Del Ray near the 400 block of East Monroe Street that resulted...

Pedestrian struck in Old Town over the weekend

A pedestrian was struck in a traffic crash in Old Town on Saturday night, Alexandria police reported in a news release. The accident, which occurred...

SPORTS

Alexandria Aces have great ambitions for 2017 season

By Jack Mackey As June begins and summer weather starts rolling in, the Alexandria Aces step up to bat for their tenth season in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. The Aces are part of...

T.C. Williams track and field teams impress at region championships

By Jack Mackey The T.C. Williams High School track and field team had a strong showing at the 6A North Region Championships at Robinson High School on May 26, with the boys team placing second...

SSSAS boys’ lacrosse team takes home state championship

By Jack Mackey The St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes varsity boys lacrosse team won the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division I state title on May 20 after beating Norfolk Academy 7-6. “It was a...

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ARTS & CULTURE

Three Del Ray restaurants win accolades

Three Del Ray restaurants are getting praise for what they’re bringing to the table, hot off of Taste of Del Ray. Junction Bakery & Bistro and Stomping Ground both landed a place on the Washington Post’s...

Album Review: Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach releases second solo album, “Waiting on a...

By Andy Dunbar Dan Auerbach, best known as one half of popular alternative rock band The Black Keys, released his second solo album “Waiting on a Song” a follow-up to 2009’s “Keep it Hid,” on June...

Appetite for Taste of Del Ray continues in its ninth year

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Just ten minutes after Taste of Del Ray began at 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, volunteers were already informing those who hadn’t bought their tickets that the event was sold out. It...

LETTERS

My View: The Brandenburg Gate speech resonates 30 years later

By Denise Dunbar Dear Josey: On Sunday, you and your friends from school visited the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on your post-graduation trip. You had...

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on Jefferson-Houston performance

To the Editors, I’m writing to unpack a statement in a letter to the Alexandria Times editors titled “City should spend less money on education.”...

Your View: This Presidents Day, take in the history that is disappearing

By Gebe Johnson, The Queen Street Coalition (File photo) There is a reason the upcoming Presidents’ Day parade in Alexandria includes a picturesque stretch along...

Your View: We must convert anti-hate protests into votes

By Paul A. Friedman, Alexandria (File photo) On Sunday afternoon, I gathered with members of Grassroots Alexandria, Delegate Mark Levine (D-45) and other activists to...

Your View: Redistricting failed to reduce strain on Jefferson-Houston

By Charles Conway, Alexandria (File photo) “This is about our neighborhood, and an opportunity to say to anyone new to the area, whether you are...

COLUMNS

Our View: A call for unity in the aftermath of tragedy

Though located in the Del Ray neighborhood, Eugene Simpson Stadium Park is home to every child who has played baseball in Alexandria. This was...

My View: The Brandenburg Gate speech resonates 30 years later

By Denise Dunbar Dear Josey: On Sunday, you and your friends from school visited the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on your post-graduation trip. You had...

Our View: Let’s mobilize philanthropic Alexandria to fight the opioid crisis

Alexandria is a city with a long philanthropic track record of responding generously, and swiftly, to need. Numerous local nonprofits support at-risk children, shut-in...

Foodie: Sour cherries are healthy – and delicious

By Elizabeth Holm When I was growing up, there were two sour cherry trees on our property. As soon as the cherries were ripe, my...
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