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...

An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Saturday marks the start of a momentous season for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. Not only is the organization celebrating its...

Updated: Alexandria prepares for impacts of Hurricane Florence

By Alexa Epitropoulos| aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Hurricane Florence update: National Weather Service's forecast at 11 a.m. on Wednesday showed Hurricane Florence making landfall on the South Carolina and...

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...

Foodie: Celebrate the late summer harvest with a fresh fruit tart

By Elizabeth Holm When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, we had about 10 raspberry bushes in our backyard. I loved the job of picking them...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings Sixty days can either seem like a long time or like no time at all. In some ways, my first sixty...

Our View: September storms in Alexandria

Hurricane Florence’s menacing approach toward the coast in South and North Carolina is a reminder that we are never as in control as we...

Letter to the Editor: City should charge ‘market price’ for parking

To the editor: In his Sept. 6 letter to the Times, “City officials created Chatham quagmire,” Dan Hazlewood said, “The idea some have that less...

Letter to the Editor: T.C. voter drive about engagement, not fraud

To the editor: I am writing in response to a letter in the Aug. 23 Alexandria Times, “Press has unique role in exposing wrongdoing,” primarily...

Team USA gold medalist, WNBA player to lead girls’ basketball at T.C.

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Lisa Willis, a Team USA gold medalist in the 2005 World University Games and first round draft pick for the Women’s National Basketball League, has been named T.C. Williams High...

New Episcopal football coach aims for conference title

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Despite boasting a roster of Division I-caliber players and coming off of two consecutive strong seasons, Episcopal High School ended its 2017 football campaign with a disappointing 5-4 record. After last...

T.C. field hockey shoots for district title repeat

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Before falling to W.T. Woodson – the eventual regional champion – in the second round of the regional tournament last season, the T.C. Williams field hockey team collected an impressive...

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Council approves Urbano 116 take-out window, Charlie’s outdoor dining area

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved development special use permits from Augie’s, Urbano 116 and Charlie’s on the Avenue at its Saturday public hearing. Council had previously approved Urbano 116 at 116 King St.,...

Foodie: Celebrate the late summer harvest with a fresh fruit tart

By Elizabeth Holm When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, we had about 10 raspberry bushes in our backyard. I loved the job of picking them because I could eat as I picked. Fresh raspberries from the...

An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Saturday marks the start of a momentous season for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. Not only is the organization celebrating its 75th anniversary – it’s introducing the Symphony’s first new music...

Letter to the Editor: City should charge ‘market price’ for parking

To the editor: In his Sept. 6 letter to the Times, “City officials created Chatham quagmire,” Dan Hazlewood said, “The idea some have that less...

Letter to the Editor: T.C. voter drive about engagement, not fraud

To the editor: I am writing in response to a letter in the Aug. 23 Alexandria Times, “Press has unique role in exposing wrongdoing,” primarily...

Letter to the Editor: The disconcerting rhymes of history

To the editor: On Sept. 4, the Alexandria Planning Commission voted 6-0 to endorse the City of Alexandria Department of Planning and Zoning’s proposed “Route...

Letter to the Editor: City officials created Chatham quagmire

To the editor: I have read the battle of Chatham square stories and I have no “car” in this fight. I believe the struggle between...

Letter to the Editor: Elected officials should focus on poor ACPS results

To the editor: Standardized test results for the 2017-2018 school year came out the week of Aug. 20 and the results were anything but encouraging....

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings Sixty days can either seem like a long time or like no time at all. In some ways, my first sixty...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Look before you lease

By Bill Reagan Some of the chief disrupters to businesses’ momentum involve real estate. First, there’s the challenge of finding the ideal location – appealing and...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Real world forensics versus the TV version

By Bryan Porter A prosecutor preparing a case has a very real conundrum to consider: How to deal with jurors who harbor unreasonable expectations about...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr.: The ACPS transition is...

By Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr.  It’s been just over a month since I returned to Alexandria, and I have to say, it is good...

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