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

Legislators near the finish line on a very special General Assembly...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com From the beginning, the current Virginia General Assembly special session was unlike any other. The drawn-out session, which started on Aug....

E-scooter task force recommends extending phase II pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com At its first virtual meeting on Monday night, the city’s ad hoc scooter task force recommended that the phase II...

City Council to expedite flood mitigation projects

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City Council and Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff engaged in a lengthy conversation about increasing the city’s flood...

Early voting begins in Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com When the door to the Alexandria Office of Voter Registration opened promptly at 8 a.m. on Sept. 18, 56 people...

City Council approves loan for Seminary Road affordable housing project

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Several affordable housing development projects received preliminary approval from City Council at Tuesday's legislative meeting. The most controversial site received...

Council sends community police review board back to staff

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City Council sent a proposed ordinance establishing a community police review board back to the drawing board during Tuesday’s legislative...