Alyia Gaskins wins Democratic primary race for mayor

By Caitlyn Meisner | cmeisner@alextimes.com Alyia Gaskins won the Democratic primary race for mayor Tuesday night, finishing with 10,931 votes or 59.4% of the votes...

Current elected officials sweep City Council primary

By James Matheson | jmatheson@alextimes.com and Wafir Salih | wsalih@alextimes.com John Taylor Chapman, Sarah Bagley, Kirk McPike, Abdel Elnoubi, Canek Aguirre and Jacinta Greene are...

Crime Roundup: Week of June 17, 2024

By Caitlyn Meisner | cmeisner@alextimes.com Two Alexandria teenagers have been charged after an 18-year-old was stabbed, tased and beaten in a West End parking lot...

City Council votes to raise its pay starting January 2025

By Wafir Salih | wsalih@alextimes.com and Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to increase the salaries for the next Council during...

First Baptist Church expelled from Southern Baptist Convention

By Caitlyn Meisner | cmeisner@alextimes.com First Baptist Church of Alexandria was expelled from the Southern Baptist Convention on June 11 at its annual meeting in...

FOIA supports Jackson’s version of pay raise timing

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com A series of texts and emails from June 5, received in a Freedom of Information Act request, reveal that City...

SLIDESHOW: 2024 Alexandria Pride

By Arwen Clemans | aclemans@alextimes.com In case you missed Alexandria Pride on June 1, the Times has got you covered! Check out our slideshow of...

Crime Roundup: Week of June 10, 2024

By James Matheson | jmatheson@alextimes.com The suspect in an Arlandria neighborhood shooting told the Alexandria Police Department that he was acting out of retaliation after...

Mayoral candidates net record-setting donations in 2024 Democratic primary

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Preliminary candidate campaign finance reports for the second quarter were released Monday, and some of the numbers revealed are unprecedented...

Alexandria candidates make final primary push

By Wafir Salih | wsalih@alextimes.com The Alexandria Democratic primary election is entering its final stretch. A mayoral seat and six spots on the City Council...

Kindred Spirits: Sip, soak and summer

By Kellie Gunderman As the temperature rises, so does our desire for light, refreshing fare that pairs perfectly with a chilled glass of vino. So,...

Out of the Attic: Alexandria reflects, rejoices on Juneteenth

By the Office of Historic Alexandria On June 19, we celebrate Juneteenth – June + 19th – commemorating the end of slavery in the United...

Port City Flavor: Outdoor dining options to try in ALX this summer

By Audrey Keefe | akeefe@alextimes.com and James Matheson | jmatheson@alextimes.com Summer is finally here and what better way to spend these warm days than sitting...

Alexandria Aces open 2024 season with 10-1 win against D.C. Grays

By Jim McGrath The crack of wooden bats against the rawhide of baseballs could serve as the sound of redemption for the Alexandria Aces this...

From Episcopal to Dartmouth: Emily Garrard’s soccer journey, dedication to positivity

By Josh Hwang In high school athletics, some individuals stand out not just for their skills on the field, but for their dedication, leadership and...

Titans baseball vies for district crown following key transfers, new coach

By Jim McGrath Zach Hecker and Mike Olerta have been linked together in baseball for about a decade, starting when Hecker was a player for...

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EDITORIALS

My support goes to Amy Jackson for mayor

To the editor: I am supporting Vice Mayor Amy Jackson for mayor. I hope you will consider voting for her. Amy is the definition of...

I’m voting for Scherer and Huskey

To the editor: In the heated controversy over Zoning for Housing, one of the threats to single-family neighborhoods that is easy to visualize is...

I support Alyia Gaskins for mayor

To the editor: In our small city, we expect elected officials to respond to their constituents. Your interview with Amy Jackson in the May...

How much is enough?

To the editor: Running for office in Virginia, even for local offices like City Council or mayor, is no spectator sport. Rather it entails...

I support Amy Jackson for mayor

To the editor: One of the unique challenges of being a military family is that, although we live in a place we call “home,”...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Be true to yourself

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D In addressing our Alexandria City High School graduates, I offered the advice in the title as they received diplomas on June...

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Being heard

Voting has begun in the Democratic primary for mayor and City Council that will be held on June 18. Being heard, or the importance...

The BID proposal cometh again

By Allison Silberberg The Old Town Business Improvement District proposal is unfortunately back for consideration. This proposal reminds me of Glenn Close’s character in “Fatal...

Celebrating welcoming, belong ing in ALX

By Shelley Spacek Miller and Brandi Yee As Alexandrians, we are constantly writing the story of our community. While we continue to learn and bring...

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