On the rebound: T.C. boys’ basketball hits reset button

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Shortly after school started in September, players on the T.C. Williams High School boys’ basketball team and their parents learned their third coach...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...

Independent Mark Shiffer runs for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mark Shiffer, a nonprofit owner with a background in data and technology, is running for council as the only Independent...

Dominion drops power line plan, reigniting special tax district debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Alexandria faces a budget shortfall for the Potomac Yard Metro after Dominion Power announced last week it isn’t moving forward...

Portside festival moved as King Street Park opening delayed

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The park at the foot of King Street won't be ready to open in time for Portside in Old Town...

Virginia State Police investigate possible abduction near Masonic Temple

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Virginia State Police are investigating a possible abduction that unfolded within city limits.  The possible abduction happened around 12:15 p.m. on...

Four T.C. students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Four seniors at T.C. Williams High School have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, and 13 students have been named...

Light Horse debuts renovated, rebranded first floor Dining Bar

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com John Jarecki, operating partner at Light Horse, wanted patrons of the new Dining Bar to be surprised, from the time...

Our View: Compromise on T.C. lights

History is not inherently good or bad. In Alexandria, we rightly celebrate our storied colonial era, preserve the cobblestone streets that remain and continue...

Letter to the Editor: Setting the record straight on Chatham Square

To the editor: As residents of Chatham Square, we are concerned about inaccurate statements which have been made concerning the Chatham Square application to city...

Former T.C. coach to lead B.I. girls’ basketball

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com After spending 12 years as the head coach of varsity and junior varsity girls’ basketball at T.C. Williams High School, Kesha Walton is headed to Bishop Ireton. B.I. Athletic Director Bryce...

On the rebound: T.C. boys’ basketball hits reset button

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Shortly after school started in September, players on the T.C. Williams High School boys’ basketball team and their parents learned their third coach in three years would not return for the season. The firing...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the city moved forward with the Parker-Gray Stadium modernization project —...

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Multi-concept carry-out restaurant opens in Old Town

Pendleton Carry Out Co.  – a carry-out restaurant that plans to rotate between three concepts at a time – opened Thursday at 807 Pendleton St.  The standing-room-only restaurant operates as a test kitchen of sorts,...

Pets: Are dogs or cats smarter? Science has an answer

By Kim Gilliam Dog owners say their pets are smartest because they are loyal, joyful and trainable. Cat owners say their pets are smarter for completely different reasons; cats are independent, cunning hunters with boundless curiosity. So, which pet has...

Photos: Creations from the King Street Art Festival’s little artists

Every year, the Alexandria Times asks the city's youngest artists to create artwork at its booth at the King Street Art Festival. The Times staff had a blast creating with the kids, and while we wish we...

Letter to the Editor: Setting the record straight on Chatham Square

To the editor: As residents of Chatham Square, we are concerned about inaccurate statements which have been made concerning the Chatham Square application to city...

Letter to the Editor: An SUP is indeed a promise to city residents

To the editor: When the Alexandria Planning Commission was considering, and then approved, lights for the T.C. Williams High School football stadium, I took exception...

Letter to the Editor: Don’t forget about Dyke Marsh

To the editor: We welcome your Sept. 27 article in the Alexandria Times, “Taking a Time-out in Alexandria,” but in the discussion of recreational areas...

My View: Let’s better celebrate our waterfront

By Hal Hardaway Alexandria needs to do a better job of celebrating our waterfront. Many residents may not be aware of the many facets of...

Letter to the Editor: A primer for elections in Alexandria

To the editor: With all the hoopla about national politics, it may have escaped some voters’ notice that Alexandria’s entire city council is up for...

My View: An imaginary discussion about T.C. lights

By Denise Dunbar City official 1: I have an idea – I think we should add lights to the T.C. Williams football stadium project. City official...

Filling in the blanks with Dr. Hutchings: Rebuilding trust starts now

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. Trust is one of those things that is hard to win and yet can be lost in a split second. With...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Timely connections make a difference

By Bill Reagan Who you know is often more important than what you know. Making good connections is crucial through all stages of business, but it’s...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: A needed ‘Rule’ change

By Bryan Porter The process by which prosecutors and defense attorneys exchange information about a pending criminal case is called discovery. Criminal discovery is governed by the Rules...
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