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City to dedicate Leonard ‘Chick’ Armstrong Recreation Center this week

The city will hold its dedication of the Leonard "Chick" Armstrong Recreation Center at 25 W. Reed Ave. this Friday. City council voted to rename...

Out of the Attic: The history behind celebrating Martin Luther King...

This April marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Like many cities and towns across the nation, Alexandria is...

Del Ray resident announces city council campaign

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Canek Aguirre, a Del Ray resident, announced his candidacy for city council Wednesday. Aguirre, who will run as a Democrat, has...

Councilor John Chapman seeks reelection

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City Councilor John Chapman announced Jan. 3 that he will seek reelection for another term on council. Since being first elected...

Our View: Council’s delegation of authority was an unforced error

It’s remarkable how often public officials seem tone deaf to how their actions will be perceived.  This happens too often in Alexandria. The most recent...

Council votes to create ad hoc city council compensation study committee

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council voted at its Tuesday legislative meeting to create an ad hoc city council compensation study committee. City Manager Mark Jinks recommended...

Letter to the Editor: A tale of two hills

The current debacle involving the proposed Karig Estates residential development resembles a similar controversy that played out a decade earlier at the property known...

Our View: Hopes for a new city council session

City council kicks off 2018 – and the third year of this council term – with its first meeting of the New Year on...

Local businessman announces candidacy for council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A fourth newcomer has announced a bid for city council. Robert Ray, the owner of long-running Cavalier Antiques on Prince Street,...

Council endorses priorities for Cameron Run Park

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its monthly public hearing on Saturday, city council took a massive step forward in the Cameron Run Regional Park...
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