Tag: Alexandria

City to dedicate Leonard ‘Chick’ Armstrong Recreation Center this week

The city will hold its dedication of the Leonard "Chick" Armstrong Recreation Center at 25 W. Reed Ave. this Friday. City council voted to rename...

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

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...

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....

Our View: Hopes for a new city council session

City council kicks off 2018 – and the third year of this council term – with its first meeting of the New Year on...

Our View: Looking back at 2017

In this, our year-in-review issue, we pause to take stock of what has transpired during the 12 months of the expiring calendar year. Some events...

Our View: It may be time for an Alexandria drug court

If one thing is clear from the Alexandria Times’ in-depth series on the opioid crisis this year, it’s that there’s no single or easy...

Alexandria City Public Schools names new superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., a T.C. Williams High School alum, was selected by the school board as Alexandria City...

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...

Four Alexandria residents arrested as part of national gun and drug...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Four Alexandria residents were among the 28 people arrested for roles in selling drugs while armed or other criminal acts...

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...
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