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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...

Our View: A sea of change for Old Town

Sometimes change comes so slowly it’s almost imperceptible. Like beach erosion or the growth of a child, those who witness it daily don’t see the...

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...

Longtime teacher Amy Jackson to run for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Amy Jackson, a former Fairfax County teacher and longtime Alexandria resident, is the latest to announce her candidacy for city council. Jackson filed...

New pizza restaurant to open on Mount Vernon Avenue

Pizza chain Toppers Pizza will open its first Alexandria location this weekend. The pizza restaurant will host its grand opening at its 3827 Mount Vernon...

Report of car theft, assault in North Old Town

Alexandria police are investigating a report of a physical assault and car theft in North Old Town on Sunday night. The incident, which took place...

Our View: What we’re thankful for this year

Practiced gratitude is a psychological approach that has been shown to increase happiness. We feel better when we focus on positive things, for which...

Chadwicks celebrates 50 years

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com When partners Mike Kirby, Tom Russo and Joe McGuinness opened Chadwicks in Old Town back in 1979, it was the...
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