Updated: Negotiations ongoing over possible Metro strike

As a high volume of travelers prepared to head to and from the Washington All-Star Game on Tuesday, a WMATA strike loomed. Metro employees voted...

Police: Suspect, victim identified in Old Town homicide

By Mae Hunt and Missy Schrott A longtime Alexandria resident was found deceased in an Old Town business on Friday, and a New Jersey man...

Small Business Spotlight: Threadleaf owner moves from White House to retail

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Nicole McGrew didn’t envision opening a boutique of her own when she left her job at the White House in January...

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...

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 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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Arts: Helping Alexandria inmates find the beauty within

By Jordan Wright When forensic sketch artist Kelli Schollard-Sincock was thinking about how she could make an impact in her community, she recalled a casual comment a friend made during a lecture the two women attended. The...

Seniors: AARP approves Alexandria’s age-friendly plan

By Jane King As we grow older, our focus turns to assuring that high-quality, affordable health care is available where we live. What we may overlook is the fact that every aspect of community life can influence...

Alexandria Pastry Shop marks 30 years at Bradlee Shopping Center

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As Joan Leko walked into Alexandria Pastry Shop on a late Friday morning, she was greeted by familiar faces and the scent of fresh baked goods. She ordered a coffee and...

Letter to the Editor: Two Comments on the July 5 Times

To the Editor: In the “Our View” editorial in the July 5 Alexandria Times, “Pondering patriotism,” you used some of Woody Guthrie’s song “This is...

Letter to the Editor: Consider the facts before removing Seminary Road lanes

To the editor: The City of Alexandria hosted a May community meeting on safety improvements for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles to be implemented next year...

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...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Circumstantial evidence is crucial for prosecutors

By Bryan Porter Imagine reading an advertisement for a job that described the requirements of employment thusly: “The successful candidate will be given no formal training...

Seniors: AARP approves Alexandria’s age-friendly plan

By Jane King As we grow older, our focus turns to assuring that high-quality, affordable health care is available where we live. What we may overlook...

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...
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