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City council vote sparks heated debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A city council discussion concerning delegating certain tasks to the city manager and the city attorney at Tuesday’s legislative meeting...

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...

City councilors discuss DASH upgrades, controversial paint at legislative meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City councilors discussed a wide range of issues at their Tuesday night legislative meeting, including the General Assembly legislative agenda,...

City council upholds BAR’s decision on historic house painting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states...

City council considers, clashes over future of Cameron Run Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The future of Cameron Run Regional Park on Eisenhower Avenue inspired a spirited debate at city council’s legislative meeting on Tuesday...

City Democrats celebrate statewide wins

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott The mood was visibly  tense as a watch party organized by the Alexandria Democratic Committee began at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at...

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...

BID debate to reignite this fall

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As city council’s summer recess winds down, discussions are beginning again on the future of the proposed Old Town business improvement...

BID proposal gets no vote, but will get revamp over the...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  After months of heated debate, plans for a business improvement district in Old Town are being put on hold for the...

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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