Robert C. Odle Jr., prominent lawyer and public official, dies at 75

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Robert C. Odle Jr., a lawyer, White House staffer and assistant secretary of the Department of Energy, died from cancer...

Augie’s reopens with a renovated patio, 10 mussel options and 35 beer taps

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden is reopening tomorrow with an inside/outside bar, 35 taps and a heated outdoor patio. The...

Chamber hosts 2019 Best in Business Awards ceremony

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce held its annual Best in Business Awards, presented by Burke & Herbert Bank, at The...

City staff propose revised phase two e-scooter pilot program

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services released a list of draft recommendations for a phase two e-scooter pilot...

School board approves one connected high school

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The school board voted 6-3 in favor of one high school with a connected high school network during its meeting...

Pamela Sue Fitzgerald dies at 51

Pamela Sue Fitzgerald (Pam) passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at her home in Alexandria, VA on September 7th, 2019 at the...

Foodie: The perfect chicken wing dip recipe

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] For some people, fall means pumpkin patches, apple picking and changing leaves. In my family, it means football season and...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: The exciting times are just...

These are exciting times for Alexandria City Public Schools. In the past two weeks, we announced that all schools within ACPS are fully accredited...

Your Views: Scooters are a recipe for disaster

To the editor: It seems that the Capitol Hill Police have sent warning letters to the eight dockless commercial scooter companies operating in the District...

Your Views: A different perspective on scooters

To the editor: As someone who relies on their e-scooter regularly to get to and from the Metro – I’m the one with the pink...

Alexandria’s Ryan Wallace attends National Miracle League All-Star games

By Mac Slover Ryan Wallace, youth player in the Miracle League of Alexandria, represented the city at the 2019 National Miracle League All-Star games in Sioux City, Iowa Sept. 6 through 8. Wallace was one...

SSSAS football starts the 2019-2020 season with promise

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School’s varsity football team kicked off the 2019-2020 season with a clean 32-0 sweep of Paul VI Catholic High School on Aug. 30, before falling...

Bishop Ireton football powers to a strong start

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Bishop Ireton High School football team started off the 2019-2020 season strong this past Saturday, winning its first home game in four years. The Cardinals defeated Manassas Park High School...

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Foodie: The perfect chicken wing dip recipe

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] For some people, fall means pumpkin patches, apple picking and changing leaves. In my family, it means football season and chicken wing dip. Granted, we eat chicken wing dip at family...

Former CIA analyst starts family history business

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Lisa Maddox, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, has big plans to give ancestry.com a run for its money. With a passion for genealogy and a background in intel, Maddox established...

Tom Paxton reflects on songwriting and a decades-spanning career

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When he was 15 years old, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Tom Paxton pulled a guitar out of his aunt’s closet in her Chicago home. It was dusty and beat-up, with signs...

Your Views: Scooters are a recipe for disaster

To the editor: It seems that the Capitol Hill Police have sent warning letters to the eight dockless commercial scooter companies operating in the District...

Your Views: A different perspective on scooters

To the editor: As someone who relies on their e-scooter regularly to get to and from the Metro – I’m the one with the pink...

Your Views: Fair redistricting needed

To the editor: In his article in the Sept. 26 Alexandria Times, “Residents unite for an open discussion on racism,” Luke Anderson highlights the new...

Your Views: A stereotype of cyclists

To the editor: After only a few years in Alexandria, I am old enough to know that the Seminary Road road diet decision is not...

Your Views: Support for Indigenous People’s Day

To the editor: I must debate my friend Dino Drudi and his understanding of the conquest of the New World, expressed in his letter, “The...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: The exciting times are just...

These are exciting times for Alexandria City Public Schools. In the past two weeks, we announced that all schools within ACPS are fully accredited...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating fall and the holiday season

While some grouse about the end of summer, many of us look forward to fall and the approaching holiday season, and feel they showcase...

Finance: Now is a good time to take out a business loan

By R. Bruce Gemmill Last month the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates .25 basis points. Usually the FED lowers rates to bolster an uncertain or...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Big things are afoot in...

There is nothing quite like the first day of school to inspire us as educators. Visiting every school and seeing smiling faces and excited...