Tag: local government

Letter to the Editor: Government ethics is about institutional integrity

To the editor: I am writing to thank and commend you for your editorial, “An amended call for an ombudsman,” following up on your call...

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...

Local nonprofit struggles for space at Old Town Farmers’ Market

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A few years after Together We Bake got off the ground in 2012, Co-Founder Stephanie Wright and Co-Director Elizabeth Bennett...

Our View: Can we ‘put up a parking lot?’

Our city government has declared war on cars. That’s the only conclusion that can be drawn from the totality of its actions in recent years...

New details on Whole Foods’ Old Town in-store restaurant expansion

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Revisions for the planned restaurant at Whole Foods’ Old Town location, including extended hours and liquor by the glass, was approved by city...
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