Tag: Alexandria

City council approves new West End elementary school

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The planned West End elementary school at 1701 and 1705 N. Beauregard St. passed its biggest hurdle at a public hearing...

City drops bid for business improvement district

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks announced Tuesday night during a city council legislative meeting that Alexandria is dropping its attempt to...

Filling in the Blanks: SOLs are just one way of measuring...

The beginning of a school year always coincides with receiving the results of testing conducted in the previous school year. Tests such as the...

Let’s Eat: Adventure Awaits at Balducci’s

Alexandria residents craving a culinary adventure shouldn’t look further than Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market at 600 Franklin St. Just inside the doors awaits expertly crafted,...

‘Jonny’s Come Home’: Alexandria native Jonathan Edwards to perform at the...

By Denise Dunbar Saturday night’s concert at the Birchmere is a homecoming of sorts for singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards, whose hit “Sunshine” propelled him to fame...

Help for Houston: Alexandrians pitch in to help victims of Hurricane...

By Denise Dunbar and Alexa Epitropoulos In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, more than 1,100 members of the federal National Disaster Medical System were deployed...

City council weighs in on fall session

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As city council prepares to begin its fall term with a legislative session on Sept. 12, members say they expect...

Police youth camp celebrates 70 years

By Louise Krafft Once in a while, you get it right the first time. Alexandria Police Sgt. Henry Grimm did just that 70 years ago. It...

The Business Plan: It’s not too early to begin holiday planning

By Bill Reagan Holidays are a wonderful time in Alexandria. The area is especially beautiful and festive from Halloween through Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years...

Beloved Alexandria dance instructor Grace Manly Machanic dies at 81

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Editor's Note: This post has been updated with service arrangements for Grace Manly Machanic.  Grace Manly Machanic died Aug. 17 of...
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