The latest news in the city of Alexandria.

Freight train derails in Alexandria after apparent partial bridge collapse

A CSX freight train derailed Saturday morning in the Eisenhower corridor after what was initially reported as a partial railway bridge collapse. Thirty-one train cars...

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Defining ‘business before council’

By Missy Schrott | Both candidates vying for mayor have taken an ethical stand regarding donations to their campaigns. Mayor Allison Silberberg and Vice...

Alexandria Times to forego mayoral endorsement

By Alexandria Times Staff | Email staff The Alexandria Times learned when campaign finance reports were released in mid-April that a silent partner in its...

Meals tax, Dominion transmission line reroute approved at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | Although the battle against increasing Alexandria’s meals tax from 4 to 5 percent was all but lost, local restaurateurs attempted...

Truck uproots power pole on Duke Street

By Missy Schrott | Portions of Duke Street are closed this morning due to truck pulling a power pole out of the ground. Eyewitnesses reported...
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