Police investigating shooting on upper Queen Street

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The investigation into a shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Queen Street on Monday night is still ongoing,...

Two sent to hospital after serious Braddock Road crash

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A car crash on Braddock Road shut down an intersection on Thursday evening and sent two people to the...

Opioids in Alexandria: What makes the drugs dangerous and addictive

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Lieutenant Michael Kochis, commander of the Alexandria Police Department’s vice and narcotics section, said the feeling of addiction withdrawal from...

Asana executives share insight into Old Town retail strategy

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Two executives spearheading commercial real estate company Asana Partners’ acquisition of 21 Old Town storefronts offered more insight into their...

Q&A: EYA Senior Vice President A.J. Jackson talks Robinson Landing

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  After years of Robinson Terminal South sitting vacant, the waterfront site at the foot of Duke Street will soon be occupied...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Dec. 14

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...

Lady Titans look to take next step

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The T.C. Williams varsity girls’ basketball team has charged into the new season hungry for victory after a 2016-17 season that was full of promise, but came up one game...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Dec. 7

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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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the host(ess) with the most(ess)

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  This holiday season, don’t settle for picking up a bottle of wine or pre-packaged goodie bag on your way to a holiday party. Prepare yourself for the onslaught of company Christmas parties,...

Boat Parade of Lights wins USA Today readers’ choice award

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Less than a week after the latest iteration of the Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, the annual event has won a USA Today readers' choice award for best holiday parades. The...

Pets: Be sure to avoid these holiday pet hazards

By Kim Gilliam The winter holidays are a time to enjoy seeing family and friends, but don’t get so wrapped up in the excitement of the season that you forget to keep your pets safe...

Letter to the Editor: Santa, please fix the tax reform bill

To the Editor: Dear Santa, A wonderful Christmas present for all Americans would be: ■ A bipartisan approach to a tax reform plan, which is revenue neutral, doesn’t...

Letter to the Editor: A protest statue for the ages

To the editor: Leave Alexandria’s “protest statue” – also known as “The Appomattox” — alone. Its dramatic art is ideal for current and future protests. Its...

Letter to the Editor: Changes needed to BAR rules and regulations

To the editor: As the homeowners of 402 S. Pitt St., when we first read the article about our home in the Nov. 23 print version...

My View: Overhearing treatment of an opioid overdose

Thump, thump, thump. “Come on buddy, come on buddy,” the voice loudly exhorted from the other side of the partition. Beep, beep. “Powering up, powering, CLEAR,”...

Letter to the Editor: Green cities protect open spaces and tree canopies

To the editor: I would like to encourage all Alexandrians who support the concept of being a green city to call or write those who...

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...

Justice Matters: What constitutes a lawful detention

This is the first of a series of columns exploring police/citizen encounters. Imagine a scenario: you are walking out of a local department store having...

Alexandria in Action: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Outside of summer, these next couple of months are my favorite. It is, as Andy Williams sang in the old holiday classic, the most...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: Being fully prepared is a top priority

It is a tragic reality of our times that there is a chance any one of us could encounter a dangerous situation any place...
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