Tag: Alexandria

Our View: BID proposal is a good start, but issues remain

Traffic and Parking. Parking and traffic. These two interchangeable issues are the unstated crux of the problem with business prosperity in Old Town. A BID...

Reclaiming Eugene Simpson Stadium Park

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com A sign above the left field wall of Eugene Simpson Stadium Park’s large baseball diamond reads, “Our youth is our future.” Now,...

FBI releases details of Del Ray shooter’s path, motives

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com New findings announced by the FBI reveal more about James T. Hodgkinson, who injured Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others...

Our View: Let’s mobilize philanthropic Alexandria to fight the opioid crisis

Alexandria is a city with a long philanthropic track record of responding generously, and swiftly, to need. Numerous local nonprofits support at-risk children, shut-in...

Lucretia Jackson leaves behind legacy at Matthew Maury Elementary School

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Lucretia Jackson’s is the first face students at Matthew Maury Elementary School see when they get off the school bus...

Opioids in Alexandria: City treatment program faces staffing, funding constraints

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As Alexandria’s opioid crisis continues to grow, the city’s treatment program – one of four run by local governments in Virginia...

Updated: Rep. Steve Scalise in critical condition, suspect dead after Del...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The FBI is investigating a multiple shooting in Del Ray near the 400 block of East Monroe Street that resulted...

Alexandria in Action: New beginnings

June is a month of new beginnings. In addition to signaling the start of summer, June is filled with weddings and graduations — new...

Alexandria Aces have great ambitions for 2017 season

By Jack Mackey As June begins and summer weather starts rolling in, the Alexandria Aces step up to bat for their tenth season in the...

Our View: To BID or not to BID is the wrong...

It’s tough to get where you want to go if you choose the wrong departure point. That’s our primary takeaway from Tuesday night’s city council...
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