Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival launches this weekend

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Two young entrepreneurs will host the Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival this Saturday in hopes of expanding the...

T.C. football readies for unusual season

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The T.C. Williams varsity football team is gearing up for its 2019 season, when, for the first time in decades,...

Potomac Yard Metro construction drags

By Heather Hartzell | hhartzell@alextimes.com  The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group held a meeting on Aug. 5 to discuss updates on construction, permits and...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 6: Are scooters on the right path?

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program is nearing the end of the road in September, and community members have lingering questions about...

Alexandria Harmonizers head to Scotland

By Heather Hartzell | hhartzell@alextimes.com  The Alexandria Harmonizers, an Alexandria-based men’s barbershop chorus, are touring in the United Kingdom until Aug. 12. The tour includes...

Real Talk: How to compete effectively to buy the property you want

By Holly Worthington Finding a property and bidding for it in an inventory-shy market can be stressful, but there are strategies that can help you...

Life Well Lived: Defining, avoiding and treating diabetes

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Diabetes. You know that it has to do with sugar. You know that being overweight can be bad for you and...

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra’s Sympatico program expands to Patrick Henry

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra’s Sympatico program, a music education program for Alexandria students, is expanding to Patrick Henry K-8 School...

My View: It’s not too late to save the Potomac Yard wetlands

On Aug. 4, the Environmental Council of Alexandria wrote Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) to ask them to reconsider their...

Your Views: Implement the EAP

To the editor: Once again, as I write this, Alexandria is suffering a heat humidity index over 100, though not as bad as temperatures of...

T.C. football readies for unusual season

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The T.C. Williams varsity football team is gearing up for its 2019 season, when, for the first time in decades, the team will play all five of its home games...

Bishop Ireton names new hires

By Heather Hartzell | hhartzell@alextimes.com  Three new coaches and an interim athletic director are joining the Bishop Ireton athletic department, according to a July 22 news release. Bill Simmons, former B.I. athletic director of 11 years,...

Judge postpones decision on T.C. lights lawsuits

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Judge Thomas Horne ruled on Tuesday that two of the cases related to lighting the T.C. Williams High School football field must refile their pleadings before it is determined whether...

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Real Talk: How to compete effectively to buy the property you want

By Holly Worthington Finding a property and bidding for it in an inventory-shy market can be stressful, but there are strategies that can help you accomplish your goals. While these strategies will help to induce a...

Life Well Lived: Defining, avoiding and treating diabetes

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Diabetes. You know that it has to do with sugar. You know that being overweight can be bad for you and may lead to it. But what exactly is diabetes? How...

Seniors: Empowering people with disabilities to live independently

By Elizabeth Kumar The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia is a community resource and advocacy center for people with disabilities. ECNV’s mission is to end dependence by empowering people with disabilities to live independently. ECNV is...

My View: It’s not too late to save the Potomac Yard wetlands

On Aug. 4, the Environmental Council of Alexandria wrote Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) to ask them to reconsider their...

Your Views: Implement the EAP

To the editor: Once again, as I write this, Alexandria is suffering a heat humidity index over 100, though not as bad as temperatures of...

Your Views: Sen. Ebbin’s critique was misguided

To the editor: It is unusual for elected officials to criticize newspapers because the way our system works is that newspapers are supposed to criticize...

Your Views: City lacks transparency on Seminary Road

To the editor: On June 24, 2019, the Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board held a public hearing on the misguided proposal to reduce road capacity...

My View: Lynchings in Alexandria

On any Saturday morning, Alexandria residents and visitors enjoy the famous farmers’ market in front of city hall. They may not realize they are...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The mental health aspect of violence

Last month, I lamented the Virginia General Assembly’s inability to act on necessary gun-related legislation. Since that column went to press, our nation has...

My View: Lynchings in Alexandria

On any Saturday morning, Alexandria residents and visitors enjoy the famous farmers’ market in front of city hall. They may not realize they are...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Intentional efforts raise achievement

At Alexandria City Public Schools we believe that only the best preparation leads to the results we want to see. Success is not something...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Finding your passion

Relatively few adults approach their career choices methodically. Too often we pursue job titles, mimic a friend’s or relative’s career path or, in the...