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Police locate missing 94-year-old in Alexandria

The Alexandria Police Department has located a missing 94-year-old man, according to a city news release. Anasticio Nieves, a white Hispanic male, was reported missing on...

Our View: It’s time for an Alexandria ombudsman

A conflict of interest is defined as a situation where a person is positioned to derive personal benefit from actions or decisions made in...

Justice Matters: What is a Commonwealth’s Attorney?

My name is Bryan Porter, and I have the privilege of serving as Alexandria’s elected commonwealth’s attorney. “Great,” the average resident might say. “But what’s the...

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...
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