The latest news in the city of Alexandria.

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...

City sells $5.3 million worth of Old Town public property

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Council voted to sell four plots of city property to a private investment firm for $5.3 million at its July 9...

WMATA to build new headquarters on Eisenhower

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Council approved construction of a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office building, pending a development special use permit review, at...

Environmental Action Plan updated

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to adopt the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan 2040 at its July 9 public hearing, pledging a 50...

Maryland man dies in Eisenhower Avenue crash

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com  A Maryland man died Wednesday night after crashing into a tree on the 5600 block of Eisenhower Avenue, according to...

Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in...