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

Council passes emergency ordinances to combat COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted several ordinances and resolutions in order to respond to the growing impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus during an...

ARHA calls for redevelopment of affordable housing

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority put out a call for developers to redevelop five affordable housing properties in the...

City public works employees request fair compensation

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s public works employees turned out in numbers to call for fair compensation at the first of two city...

King Street pedestrian zone takes shape

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] To close or not to close? The question has been at the heart of ongoing conversations about whether the 100...

Joe Biden wins big in Alexandria and Virginia

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria expressed overwhelming support for Joe Biden, former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, on Super Tuesday. Biden swept through Virginia,...

Council updates city’s vision for Eisenhower East

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council updated the 2003 Eisenhower East small area plan to push for more affordable housing, open space and pedestrian...