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My View: The approach I would bring to city council

By Robert Ray At its Jan. 20 public hearing, decisions made by our city council demonstrate the need for attributes and values that I would...

Letter to the Editor: Stream on Karig property is an RPA

To the editor: I listened to the discussion on the Karig Estate site at the Jan. 20 city council public hearing. The basic issue was...

Newcomer Canek Aguirre runs for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com When Canek Aguirre, a first-generation American citizen and the son of Mexican immigrants, was growing up in California, he often...

School board and city council discuss CIP

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Members of Alexandria’s school board met with their city council counterparts on Monday evening to explain their 10-year Capital Improvement...

Church of the Resurrection affordable housing project approved

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to approve the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection’s affordable housing project and a loan of up to...

Council denies Karig Estates appeals

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted to move forward with a development project known as Karig Estates, despite the protests of residents, environmentalists and...

Council votes at public hearing to reduce parking

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council voted at its public hearing Saturday to affirm a planning commission recommendation that will establish minimum and maximum...

Our View: Compromise is not a four letter word

In this era of identity politics, the notion of compromise is often viewed as unacceptable. It seems many increasingly equate giving in a little...

Our View: Parking vote is about livability

This local election season, it’s time to have a discussion about what kind of Alexandria we want, both now and in the future. Do we...

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...
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