LaBoy shooter rearrested

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Kashif Bashir is behind bars again. Arrested for shooting Alexandria Police Officer Peter LaBoy in 2013, Bashir was found not guilty...

Old Town Books creates a cozy community nook on the waterfront

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Old Town has long been known as a small business hub, featuring countless restaurants, boutiques and gift stores, but Alexandria...

Julius Campbell dies at 65

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Julius Campbell, former captain for the 1971 championship-winning T.C. Williams High School football team, died on Jan. 25 due to...

Patrick Henry gets an upgrade

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Students rushed through the doors of the new Patrick Henry School with smiles on their faces and a spring in...

Torpedo Factory launches vibrancy initiative

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into...

Foodie: Your Valentine’s date(s)

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com There’s no time like Valentine’s Day, and really this whole weekend, to enjoy a good date. Dates are satisfying, healthy...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.: Implementing equitable education for all

I recently shared my vision for Alexandria City Public Schools with the Alexandria community. It is perhaps fitting that thanks to last week’s snow,...

Your Views: Consider disadvantaged residents

To the editor: Last month, the Traffic and Parking Board held a public hearing regarding residential parking permits on the 400 block of South Columbus...

Your Views: I support REPEAL Act

To the editor: While there is much still to accomplish in Virginia, I am proud to live in a state where health equity has positive...

Your Views: Vision Zero data is disappointing and alarming

To the editor: While I applaud the carrot approach for enticing people to get out of their cars and use transit or ride a bike...

SSSAS boys’ varsity basketball team goes for gold

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com At the beginning of the 2018-2019 season, St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes varsity boys’ basketball coach Mike Jones and his team wrote down their goals for the season. The list was...

New path for T.C. girls’ basketball

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Fresh starts and new beginnings define this season for the T.C. Williams varsity girls’ basketball team. Many people are wondering how major changes in the coaching staff and roster will...

SSSAS boys’ basketball team hopes to build on last season

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Head coach Mike Jones expects the St. Stephens and St. Agnes School’s varsity boys basketball team to build on its 18-10 record from last season. If the Saints’ three game sweep...

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Events: Alexandria celebrates George Washington’s birthday

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com Starting tomorrow, Alexandria is celebrating the 287th anniversary of George Washington’s birth with a week’s worth of special events. Washington, who considered Alexandria his hometown, will be honored with more 15...

Foodie: Your Valentine’s date(s)

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com There’s no time like Valentine’s Day, and really this whole weekend, to enjoy a good date. Dates are satisfying, healthy and can aid in healing. The romantic kind is good...

Torpedo Factory launches vibrancy initiative

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into the new management structure and preparing to launch a vibrancy...

Your Views: Consider disadvantaged residents

To the editor: Last month, the Traffic and Parking Board held a public hearing regarding residential parking permits on the 400 block of South Columbus...

Your Views: I support REPEAL Act

To the editor: While there is much still to accomplish in Virginia, I am proud to live in a state where health equity has positive...

Your Views: Vision Zero data is disappointing and alarming

To the editor: While I applaud the carrot approach for enticing people to get out of their cars and use transit or ride a bike...

Your Views: “Vision Zero” is a detrimental fad

To the editor: I’m responding to the letter “Vision Zero may save your life” in the Jan. 31 issue of the Alexandria Times. I have...

Your Views: New name needed for T.C. Williams High School

To the editor: I’ve enjoyed your series on civil rights in Alexandria. It made me sad, however, that the high school continues to carry the...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.: Implementing equitable education for all

I recently shared my vision for Alexandria City Public Schools with the Alexandria community. It is perhaps fitting that thanks to last week’s snow,...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: A tale of two shutdowns

Alexandrians are responding to the impacts of two shutdowns – one haphazard and unnecessary no matter your politics, and the other, that’s both anticipated...

Alexandria in Action with Heather Peeler: Act now to support our neighbors in need

There was a collective sigh of relief upon hearing about the recent agreement to temporarily end the partial federal government shutdown. Many affected workers...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Prosecutors should temper zeal with kindness

In the 2012 case of “Tuma v. Commonwealth,” the Virginia Court of Appeals made an important observation about the ethical responsibilities of prosecutors. In...
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