City staff recommends phase two scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff presented a recommendation to city council for a phase two e-scooter pilot program...

Local historian William Seale dies at 80

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] William Seale, an Alexandria historian, author and resident, died Nov. 21 in Washington D.C. following a long illness. He was...

Potomac Yard Metro proceeds on wetlands site

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a Clean Water Act permit to the City of Alexandria for the new...

School board may reduce size

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria City School Board is considering decreasing the number of members on the board and increasing the length of...

City creatives: Alexis Gomez

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexis Gomez’ studio at the Torpedo Factory is remarkably barebones. There are a few faceless wood and plastic life-sized figures, one...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Alexandria’s small business resource for 23 years

As the Alexandria Small Business Development Center enters its 24th year of serving the community’s small businesses, it’s perhaps a good time to describe...

My View | Denise Dunbar: Get that scooter off my sidewalk

Part 1 of 2 Frequent readers of the Alexandria Times know that during 2019 this newspaper has exhaustively reported on scooters in our city. In...

Pets: Give back to local animals this holiday season

By Victoria Elliott The weather is colder, the nights get darker earlier and the bustle of the holiday season is all around. During the giving...

Finance: Ten tips for year-end tax planning

By John J. Renner II Where did 2019 go? It feels like we just finished filling out our 2018 tax returns and now it’s almost...

Your Views: Building Metro on wetlands will cause more flooding

To the editor: Our local government just announced that it has won a great victory by at last obtaining the necessary federal permit to destroy...

Local hockey player joins National Blind Hockey Team

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Charlie Mitchell first noticed something was happening to his vision during his freshman year of high school. An athlete since he was a kid, Charlie started to find sports a little...

T.C. football wins first playoff game in 29 years

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] T.C. Williams’ varsity football team won its first playoff game in almost 30 years last Friday night, defeating West Springfield 21-20 and advancing to the district semifinals. While the Titans have...

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,...

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Pets: Give back to local animals this holiday season

By Victoria Elliott The weather is colder, the nights get darker earlier and the bustle of the holiday season is all around. During the giving season, animal lovers may be wondering how they can care...

Finance: Ten tips for year-end tax planning

By John J. Renner II Where did 2019 go? It feels like we just finished filling out our 2018 tax returns and now it’s almost time to do the same for 2019. Are you ready? Sure,...

Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Experience Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Maybe you’re the person running down the stairs Christmas morning hoping that the biggest present under the tree has your name on the tag. Or maybe you’re the wise soul...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Alexandria’s small business resource for 23 years

As the Alexandria Small Business Development Center enters its 24th year of serving the community’s small businesses, it’s perhaps a good time to describe...

My View | Denise Dunbar: Get that scooter off my sidewalk

Part 1 of 2 Frequent readers of the Alexandria Times know that during 2019 this newspaper has exhaustively reported on scooters in our city. In...

Your Views: No cause for celebration

To the editor: The Army Corps of Engineers has given Alexandria the green light to fill in a wetland along the George Washington Memorial Parkway...

Your Views: Let’s take back Seminary Road

To the editor: I woke up this morning with a twinge of empowerment. Last night I picked up my “Take Back Seminary Road” bumper sticker...

Your Views: The Trump economy benefits Latinos

To the editor: The Democrats had better be ready for a tough fight in 2020, because Latinos in Virginia and other battleground states are working...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Alexandria’s small business resource for 23 years

As the Alexandria Small Business Development Center enters its 24th year of serving the community’s small businesses, it’s perhaps a good time to describe...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Let’s disagree without becoming enemies

On Sept. 19, 1796, President George Washington published his farewell address, in which he extolled the virtues of republican government and warned about the...

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...