Forum reveals candidates’ true colors

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s mayoral and council candidates gathered for the first time under one roof ahead of the June 12 Democratic primary...

Ship uncovered at Hotel Indigo secures second grant

By Michaela Gleeson | mgleeson@alextimes.com The 18th-century ship found at the site of Hotel Indigo in 2015 has gotten the attention of the National Park Service. The NPS,...

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra names new music director

By Michaela Gleeson | mgleeson@alextimes.com James Ross has been chosen as the new music director and conductor for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra following a two...

Grand jury indicts officer who discharged weapon at George Washington Middle School

A grand jury has indicted the school resource officer who discharged his service weapon inside George Washington Middle School in March. Carl Savoy, 27, was...

Freight train derails in Alexandria after apparent partial bridge collapse

A CSX freight train derailed Saturday morning in the Eisenhower corridor after what was initially reported as a partial railway bridge collapse. Thirty-one train cars...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of May 24

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes and...

A new chapter in an epic rivalry

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The VISAA girls’ lacrosse final on Sunday was a game to remember: City rivals Bishop Ireton and St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes faced off for the fifth consecutive year. SSSAS...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of May 17

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes and...

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The People’s Drug opens on North Alfred Street

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The People's Drug, Old Town's newest hotspot for craft cocktails and casual bites, opened Friday at 103 N. Alfred St., according to a news release.  The restaurant is the latest project of...

Foodie: An easy-to-prepare, three-course dinner for Mother’s Day

By Nancy Pollard A brunch with bottomless mimosas does not have to be your only option for Mother’s Day. A lovely and more heartfelt meal can be had at home with dad and children taking...

Review: The Little Theatre’s “Harvey” is a breath of fresh air

I find it surprising when a local tells me they’ve never attended a performance at our city’s 84-year-old, multi-award-winning Little Theatre of Alexandria. If you’re looking to impress friends or out-of-town guests who have never experienced its...

Letter to the Editor: Silberberg leads way on ethics

To the editor: I read with great interest the Alexandria Times article on May 17 regarding campaign contributions to the mayoral candidates, “Defining ‘business before...

Letter to the Editor: Times should adhere to its own standard

To the editor: I am writing today in the interest of fairness as we approach the upcoming primary election for mayor and city council. According to...

Letter to the Editor: Why I support Amy Jackson

To the editor: I’m writing to explain why I support Amy Jackson for city council and encourage others to do the same in the June...

Letter to the Editor: Jack Taylor responds to articles

To the editor: I’m compelled to write in response to two recent articles about contributions to Alexandria’s mayoral candidates. The first was a letter written...

My View: Alexandria gets housing affordability wrong

By Vanessa Calder Alexandria’s city council successfully increased the meals tax on restaurants in its jurisdiction on May 10. The council’s plan is to dedicate...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The elements of a murder indictment

By Bryan Porter Anyone who has ever watched a police procedural will recognize this scene: a hardscrabble homicide detective with a harsh Bronx accent sits in a cramped office...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Creating a vibrant small business environment

Entrepreneurship doesn’t flourish by happenstance. Centers of innovation – like Silicon Valley in California; Austin, Texas and Seattle, Washington – seem to have found...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Dillon authored limits on local authority

By Bryan Porter In 1853, John Forrest Dillon was elected District Attorney for Scott County, Iowa. He then ascended to the bench, serving on the...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Finally, spring is here

This year’s annual column on making the most of our springtime is not going to require much convincing. It wasn’t a particularly cold or...
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