General community news facing residents of Alexandria.

COVID-19 update for Sept. 21: 3,716 cases, 68 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of Sept. 21, there have been 3,716 positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Alexandria, resulting in 68 fatalities, according to...

Alexandria to implement stricter mask-wearing requirements

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City Council voted to pass an ordinance requiring face coverings in certain indoor and outdoor locations at its public hearing...

City experiences another ‘100-year’ flood

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com On the afternoon of Sept. 10, flash flooding at a rate as high as 3 inches in 10 minutes overwhelmed...

ALIVE! receives 40-foot refrigerated container as a donation

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com As part of its food program, local nonprofit ALIVE! is used to receiving food donations, but one donor took things...

River Farm goes up for sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The American Horticultural Society announced this month that it is putting River Farm up for sale on the open real...

Council votes to increase school density

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance to allow greater density at city schools has come FAR since it was...