SSSAS football starts the 2019-2020 season with promise

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School’s varsity football team kicked off the 2019-2020 season with a clean 32-0 sweep of...

City council newcomers reflect on eight months in office

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council’s first public hearing of the fall is shaping up to be epic in length and community engagement, with...

Maryland man pleads guilty to murder of 20-year-old Alexandria resident

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com William Layton, 32, the Maryland man charged with the murder of 20-year-old Alexandria resident Diamond Moore in December 2018, pleaded...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 7: Equity remains a challenge for city’s e-scooter program

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com On June 20, city councilor Mo Seifeldein released a statement calling for the suspension of Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program. In...

Torpedo Factory celebrates 100 years as building, 45 years as art center

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com The Torpedo Factory has housed everything from torpedoes and dinosaur bones to World War II files and, now, the works...

‘A Few Good Men’ impresses at Little Theatre

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of “A Few Good Men” is a sharp, dynamic execution of Aaron Sorkin’s famous...

Selecting and pairing cheese, charcuterie and wine

By Jill Erber What is it about cheese, wine and charcuterie that keeps us enthralled year after year? Simply put, folks love good food that is...

Foodie: Say goodbye to summer with a salmon kale salad

By Lea Hurt Chef Sonny Tena of Blackwall Hitch has a passion for food that started at a young age. His father was a pastry...

Naomi Gonyea, longtime McEnearney receptionist, dies at 71

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Naomi Janice Gonyea, 71, died on Aug. 10. A memorial service was held on Sept. 6 at The Church of...

Fallen soldier honored in Alexandria

By staff On the morning of Sept. 10, Jose Juan Gonzalez, a U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant killed in action in Afghanistan on Aug. 21,...

SSSAS football starts the 2019-2020 season with promise

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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...

Episcopal football gears up for 2019-2020 season

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Episcopal High School football team took to the field for training camp on the night of Aug. 19 with a combination of hard work and high hopes for its...

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‘A Few Good Men’ impresses at Little Theatre

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of “A Few Good Men” is a sharp, dynamic execution of Aaron Sorkin’s famous story. It’s something that longtime fans of the 1992 film,...

Selecting and pairing cheese, charcuterie and wine

By Jill Erber What is it about cheese, wine and charcuterie that keeps us enthralled year after year? Simply put, folks love good food that is simply prepared, easy to savor and fun to explore. We...

Foodie: Say goodbye to summer with a salmon kale salad

By Lea Hurt Chef Sonny Tena of Blackwall Hitch has a passion for food that started at a young age. His father was a pastry chef and he frequently watched his mother and grandmother cook...

Your Views: Alexandrians are united against Seminary lane reduction

To the editor: In your Aug. 29 editorial, “Seminary Road touches on bigger issues,” you correctly and fairly called out expressions of a safety problem...

Your Views: Implement bike lanes called for in master plan

To the editor: I am writing in response to letters and articles published in the Alexandria Times about the proposal to repave a one-mile segment...

Your Views: Open letter to city leaders on Seminary Road

To the editor: We, the 13 undersigned Civic Associations that represent more than 9,000 households in Alexandria, urge city council to affirm the decision of...

Your Views: Wonderful care from city responders

To the editor: There was a sad incident recently on our block. An elderly resident, who had been released from Alexandria Hospital two days before,...

Your Views: Mental illness and gun violence

To the editor: If we are going to discuss gun violence and mental illness, we must start with the fact that mass shootings are rare:...

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...

Finance: Legal planning for your newly adult child

By Kim Fiske In the excitement and apprehension of saying goodbye to high school friends, packing to leave home and selecting new classes, it’s easy...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Rich in history, yet poised for reimagining

The magic of Alexandria is that we’re the home of George Washington, Civil War and Civil Rights history, while we’re also the home of...

My View | Molly Dahl: Working to end racial inequality

Like communities all across the country, Alexandria has a past that is beautiful, brutal and bound up with race. ACT for Alexandria, Alexandria’s community...