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...

Updated: Police arrest Del Ray bank robbery suspect

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Police have arrested a suspect who is charged with stealing an undisclosed amount of cash from Burke & Herbert's Del Ray...

Wegmans to open store at Hoffman Town Center

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Wegmans Food Markets plans to open an 84,000-square-foot grocery store in the Hoffman Town Center in Alexandria’s Carlyle neighborhood, project...

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...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Nov. 16

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...

Episcopal trounces archrival Woodberry Forest

By Jeff McQuilkin It’s known simply as “The Game” and it is the oldest continuous high school football rivalry in the South. For the 117th time, Episcopal High School squared off against arch rival Woodberry Forest...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Nov. 9

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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Seniors: Here’s five reasons why you don’t want to be a caregiver hero

“She heroically cared for her mother.” “He is a real hero in the way he’s caring for his wife.” I’ve heard many versions of this sentiment referring to someone in the caregiving role as...

Foodie: Holiday entertaining – no cooking required

By Jill Erber About this time every year, I am filled with both excitement and trepidation: excitement about celebrating (and eating great food) with loved ones; trepidation because I often cook all that food — and...

Old Town businesses to host block party

A group of upper King Street businesses will hold a block party this Saturday. The event, hosted by 24 businesses between Patrick and Payne streets, will span from the 1000 block to the 1200 block...

Letter to the Editor: City should stop telling visitors to park on Old Town...

Last week, Alexandria’s Traffic and Parking Board voted to expand payto-park to three additional blocks in Old Town’s southeast quadrant. This means anyone not...

Letter to the Editor: Unstable marine clay not suitable for building

I suspect that some Alexandrians are at least aware of, and may even have personal experience with “marine clay,” a type of Coastal Plain...

Letter to the Editor: City suppressing its environmental expert

We write on behalf of Beth El Hebrew Congregation. Many volunteer congregants (including this board member signing below) have spent countless hours in the...

Letter to the Editor: What you need to know about Richard Spencer

To the editor: If you haven’t heard by now, we live and work near Richard Spencer and his National Policy Institute, an organization that has been...

Letter to the Editor: George Washington should be honored, not vilified

To the editor: I recently read that the Rev. Dr. Noelle York-Simmons and the vestry of historic Christ Church decided to take the plaques representing...

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...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: What goes into a use-of-force review

This past June, Alexandria joined the unfortunately growing list of cities that have suffered the psychological trauma of an active shooter incident. A lone gunman, angry over...
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