Paving the way for Robinson Landing

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com After archaeologists found a centuries-old ship during Hotel Indigo’s construction in 2015, many suspected they might find historic artifacts at...

Alexandria all-stars win state title

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Alexandria’s home team swept the first Junior League State Tournament to be held in the city. The tournament kicked off on July...

New ACPS superintendent plans to spearhead school capacity issues

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Ed.D., Alexandria City Public Schools’ fourth superintendent in five years, said he’s here to stay. The Alexandria...

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office makes changes to ICE agreement

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office now requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody of inmates at the Alexandria Detention Center...

Alexandria hosts annual birthday bash on Saturday

Alexandria will host its annual birthday celebration on Saturday at Oronoco Bay Park.  The celebration, which will commemorate the city's 269th birthday and the United...

Alexandria all-stars win state title

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Alexandria’s home team swept the first Junior League State Tournament to be held in the city. The tournament kicked off on July 6 with opening pitches and ended with victory at the...

Alexandria Little League hosting state tournament this week

Alexandria Little League is hosting the Junior League State Tournament, starting Friday at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. Opening ceremonies will take place at the field on Thursday and opening pitches will start on Friday morning. Twelve...

Alexandria Aces lose 3-1 to Gaithersburg Giants

By Noah Abbe The Alexandria Aces battled the Gaithersburg Giants Monday night but could only score one run in what wound up a 3-1 loss. Despite an overall record of 8-6 and a recent victory...

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Foodie: Hot summer cocktails that will cool you down this summer

By Nick Farrell Summer breeze makes us feel fine, and refreshing summer cocktails make us feel even better. Now that the heat is challenging us in ways it seems to never have before, bars and ambitious home...

Del Ray Music Festival returns Saturday

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com  The Del Ray Music Festival returns Saturday as 11 local bands take the stage for the biggest musical event of the summer in Alexandria from 3 to 8 p.m. Two stages...

Alexandria hosts annual birthday bash on Saturday

Alexandria will host its annual birthday celebration on Saturday at Oronoco Bay Park.  The celebration, which will commemorate the city's 269th birthday and the United States' 242nd birthday, starts at 6 p.m. with a performance...

Letter to the Editor: Will a new mayor improve pedestrian safety?

To the editor: Alexandria’s election season saw a lot of political posturing on what’s best for our city and while some plans, initiatives and proposals...

Letter to the Editor: Nielsen protests were free speech, not fascism

To the editor: Regarding the letter to the editor, “Reject hate and incivility toward everyone,” that appeared in the July 5 Alexandria Times, it’s stunning...

Letter to the Editor: Give Del Ray Citizens Association its due

To the editor: Thank you so much for your story on the Del Ray Gateway project reaching its fundraising goal. But the person you quoted, Gayle...

Letter to the Editor: Mayor Silberberg responds to La Bergerie letter

To the editor: I am writing in response to the recent letter from the neighbors who filed the lawsuit regarding La Bergerie. In that letter,...

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on La Bergerie

To the editor: In 2014, more than 125 Old Town property owners petitioned city council to deny an application to turn a historic house at...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: Summer is busy for our schools

By Ramee Gentry For many, summer is a time to slow down, relax a bit and take a break from the day-to-day to enjoy summer...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Experiential retail

Seventy of Alexandria’s savviest independent retailers collaborated last week on approaches to improve the visitor experience in the city. The Experiential Retail Summit was...

Life well lived: How to approach and treat osteoporosis

By Dr. Vivek Sinha As a primary care physician, one of our main goals during a routine physical is prevention. How can we prevent disease?...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Legal misconceptions from TV

By Bryan Porter There is a plethora of television shows that purport to show how crimes are investigated and tried. One huge problem exists with...
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