City proposes residential parking permit changes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Changes to the city’s residential parking permit program are underway and both residents and businesses are concerned about what the...

2019 Alexandria Film Festival brings 53 films to the screen

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Every year, thousands of film lovers flock to Venice, Manhattan and Park City to catch a glimpse of the latest...

Douglas MacArthur modernization process begins

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Plans are solidifying for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School modernization project, which will involve demolishing the existing building and constructing...

Quarterback Robert Longerbeam leads T.C. to playoffs

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] You could say T.C. Williams High School senior Robert Longerbeam has had a good fall. As quarterback of T.C’s football...

Home Profile: Breathing life into senior living

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] In a bright one-bedroom apartment with an open floorplan on the upper levels of Goodwin House, Mark Raabe exemplifies that...

Chef Sebastien Rondier’s roasted duck

A native of southwest France, Chef Sebastien Rondier grew up eating Roasted Duck à l'Orange in place of the American holiday turkey. Rondier’s interpretation of...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Academic return on investment

One of the key roles of any superintendent is to ensure school division funding is sufficient to implement the initiatives needed to achieve its...

Your Views: Magical thinking on growth

To the editor: I am writing in response to the editorial, “Supporting smart development in the West End,” in the Oct. 24 Alexandria Times. While...

Your Views: Unequal cartoon

To the editor: The two examples in the Nov.7, 2019 opinion cartoon are not equal. Former Vice President Joe Biden was working to protect the...

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

Quarterback Robert Longerbeam leads T.C. to playoffs

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] You could say T.C. Williams High School senior Robert Longerbeam has had a good fall. As quarterback of T.C’s football team, he has led the Titans to the state playoffs,...

T.C. Williams ice hockey kicks off 2019-2020 season

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] T.C. Williams High School’s varsity ice hockey team began its 2019-2020 season with a 13-2 win against Centreville High School on Oct. 25. After a narrow 4-3 loss against Washington-Liberty High...

The unsung hero of the ’24 Senators

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The Washington Nationals are vying for just the second World Series title in D.C. history. Fans eagerly await the Nationals’ first home game of the 2019 fall classic Friday night...

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Chef Sebastien Rondier’s roasted duck

A native of southwest France, Chef Sebastien Rondier grew up eating Roasted Duck à l'Orange in place of the American holiday turkey. Rondier’s interpretation of this “grand classique” in French cuisine evokes the flavors of...

James Beard Award-winning chef to lead Robinson Landing restaurant

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Mill, a new restaurant coming to the Robinson Landing development on the waterfront, is partnering with southern chef and James Beard award-winner John Currence, according to a news release. The...

A new tenant for city’s Ice House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s Ice House could be back in business if Goodie’s Frozen Custard has its way. The carry-out frozen custard provider applied for a special use permit to operate in the...

Your Views: Magical thinking on growth

To the editor: I am writing in response to the editorial, “Supporting smart development in the West End,” in the Oct. 24 Alexandria Times. While...

Your Views: Unequal cartoon

To the editor: The two examples in the Nov.7, 2019 opinion cartoon are not equal. Former Vice President Joe Biden was working to protect the...

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Seek advice and ask questions

One of the common characteristics of highly successful business owners is their tendency to ask really good questions – and lots of them. Even...

Your Views: Those elusive mystery residents

To the editor: At the Sept. 14 public hearing on Seminary Road repaving, Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker criticized single-family residents and civic associations, claiming to...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Academic return on investment

One of the key roles of any superintendent is to ensure school division funding is sufficient to implement the initiatives needed to achieve its...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Preventing domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Oct. 24, the City’s Domestic Violence Intervention Project is hosting the Silent Witness Vigil, an event that...

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...