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Former Alexandria Mayor, state senator Patsy Ticer dies

Former Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer has died, Mayor Allison Silberberg announced in her newsletter. Ticer served as a member of Alexandria's city council starting in the...

Letter to the editor: City council needs reform

To the editor: It is time to rein in the rampant disregard of the public trust by the Alexandria City Council. Congressman Don Beyer has just...

Hotel planned for long-vacant 115 S. Union St. approved

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  The Alexandria City Council voted 6-0 to approve a modified permit allowing a 64-room boutique hotel with a 115-seat restaurant...

City council defers action on BID until Tuesday

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com   The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously at a public hearing on Saturday to allot further time at Tuesday's legislative meeting to discuss and...

Sparks fly at BID meeting, which brings sides face-to-face

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Those battling over a proposed Old Town business improvement district came face-to- face at a city council work session on Tuesday...

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...

Our View: An un’fair’ encounter at an Alexandria gym

It’s easy to stand up for free speech and to defend another’s civil rights if we agree with the statement and the cause. It...

City Council approves 72-hour parking rule exception

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council approved an amendment to the city’s contentious 72-hour parking rule at a public hearing at city...

Our View: Council needs to better steward our tax dollars

The concept of stewardship should be central to any discussion of city council’s historic 6-1 vote at Monday night’s add/delete session to raise local...

City leaders disagree on future of parking, transportation in Alexandria

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A request to eliminate 10 off-site parking spaces from the planned 270-unit Braddock Gateway development sparked an argument about the future...
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