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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...

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...
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