The latest news in the city of Alexandria.

Alexandria family raises organic grain in Westmoreland County

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com In the early 1990s, longtime Alexandria residents Fred and Cathy Sachs went searching for a weekend home they could enjoy...

Proposed halal poultry butchery goes to public hearing amid controversy

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council will vote on a proposed special use permit for a halal poultry market and live butcher shop at...

Council raises proposed maximum tax rate

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council voted to increase the advertised real estate tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 by a half cent, from...

Council considers DASH restructuring, Airbnb taxes

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com City Council heard a preliminary plan to restructure Alexandria’s DASH transit system and a status report on the voluntary collection...

Two restaurants proposed for former Robinson Terminal South site

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Proposed changes to a development at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront would add a second restaurant...

How Northern Virginia locked down Amazon HQ2

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com More than 1,000 community members and stakeholders gathered Feb. 28 for an “Amazon HQ2-Apalooza” to learn about the tech giant’s...
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