General community news facing residents of Alexandria.

Hugo Black house renovation advances, council affirms BAR decision

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Hugo Black house controversy came to a peak in the crowded city council chambers on Tuesday evening, when council...

Trees planted in honor of former Mayor Allison Silberberg

Three Heritage River Birch trees were planted in former Mayor Allison Silberberg's honor at Oronoco Bay Park on April 30.  "I am very touched," Silberberg...

Lost Boy Cider finds a home in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Lost Boy Cider began when a commercial banker decided to uproot his life and start brewing booze. It was 2015 when...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Plaintiffs file injunction in T.C. lights case

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The plaintiffs in the T.C. lights case filed a request for an injunction against Alexandria City Public Schools on May...

Judge sends T.C. lights case to trial

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Loudoun Circuit Court Judge Thomas D. Horne ruled on April 17 to send the long-debated controversy over lights at the...