News about city government, Alexandria City Council and the city’s representatives in the Virginia General Assembly.

Council mulls public safety pay, summer public hearing

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council members discussed concerns surrounding Hurricane Florence, approved salary increases for Alexandria public safety workers and debated adding a...

Council prepares to tackle key issues this fall

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council is back in session after the summer recess with a full slate of issues and a number of...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

Carpenter’s Shelter, AHDC project breaks ground

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The effort to build a new Carpenter’s Shelter has been years in the making. Construction on the new shelter and...

City receives 2.89 percent rate of sale for bonds

After recently having its bond ratings reaffirmed in July, the city announced on Monday that it has secured low interest rates on the sale...

Alexandrians plan to counter Unite the Right rally

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria organizations plan to stand in opposition as the same alt-right group that organized the Unite the Right rally in...
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