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City council approves 138-unit Potomac Yard development

City council approved at its public hearing a new 138-unit condo development at 2551 Main Line Blvd. in Potomac Yard that has attracted controversy...

Letter to the Editor: Government ethics is about institutional integrity

To the editor: I am writing to thank and commend you for your editorial, “An amended call for an ombudsman,” following up on your call...

Letter to the Editor: Conflict of interest and accountability

Your editorial addressing the rogue actions of the Alexandria Planning Commission (“Planning commission goes rogue” in the Sept. 21 Alexandria Times) when paired with...

Letter to the Editor: Planning commission’s BI recommendation fell within its...

To the editor: Speaking as an individual member of the Alexandria Planning Commission, I would like to respond to the Times’ recent coverage of land...

Our View: An amended call for an ombudsman

In last week’s editorial we issued a call for an ombudsman in Alexandria to oversee ethics issues. In the intervening week, we learned an...

Our View: Planning commission goes rogue

There are 73 ongoing boards and commissions listed on the City of Alexandria’s website. This doesn’t include ad hoc entities formed for specific reasons,...

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...

Tim Lovain reflects on eight years on city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Councilor Tim Lovain, who is in the midst of his third city council term, said he won’t seek reelection in...

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...

Our View: City council wish list

Labor Day marks the beginning of a new year for many. The end of summer in reality, if not by calendar, is the traditional starting...
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