Tag: city council

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...

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...

Alexandrians respond to Charlottesville

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Though Alexandria is more than two hours from Charlottesville, Virginia, where white supremacists hosted a rally on Saturday that resulted in...

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...
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