Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting early this morning, according to a news release. The Alexandria Police Department was...

Seminary Road showdown approaches

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Fall weekends are made for youth soccer tournaments, high school sports games and Sunday night football. But this weekend in...

Whitaker’s Bumblebee birthday surprise

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Leading up to his fourth birthday, childhood cancer survivor Whitaker Weinburger told his parents he wanted “millions of people and...

SSSAS football starts the 2019-2020 season with promise

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School’s varsity football team kicked off the 2019-2020 season with a clean 32-0 sweep of...

City council newcomers reflect on eight months in office

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council’s first public hearing of the fall is shaping up to be epic in length and community engagement, with...

Erin Marie McPherson (Garner) dies at 30

Erin Marie McPherson (Garner), age 30, passed away on Sept. 13, 2019, from complications related to her heart. She was a newlywed, having met...

Seniors: Optimizing sight for a lifetime

By Sean Curry As people age, reading the fine print on the soup can or subtitles on the TV may become more difficult than they...

Del Ray Farmers’ Market celebrates 25 years

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Established in 1994, the Del Ray Farmers’ Market has been offering fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods and flowers at...

Your Views: Change Columbus Day’s name

To the editor: Since city council proposed renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day two weeks ago, I have seen some appalling defenses of the...

Your Views: Call.Click.Connect system works

To the editor: I need to thank city staff for listening and hearing my requests for improved safety on Seminary Road between N. Howard Street...

Alexandria’s Ryan Wallace attends National Miracle League All-Star games

By Mac Slover Ryan Wallace, youth player in the Miracle League of Alexandria, represented the city at the 2019 National Miracle League All-Star games in Sioux City, Iowa Sept. 6 through 8. Wallace was one...

SSSAS football starts the 2019-2020 season with promise

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School’s varsity football team kicked off the 2019-2020 season with a clean 32-0 sweep of Paul VI Catholic High School on Aug. 30, before falling...

Bishop Ireton football powers to a strong start

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Bishop Ireton High School football team started off the 2019-2020 season strong this past Saturday, winning its first home game in four years. The Cardinals defeated Manassas Park High School...

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Seniors: Optimizing sight for a lifetime

By Sean Curry As people age, reading the fine print on the soup can or subtitles on the TV may become more difficult than they once were. Minor vision loss like difficulty seeing objects clearly,...

Del Ray Farmers’ Market celebrates 25 years

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Established in 1994, the Del Ray Farmers’ Market has been offering fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, baked goods and flowers at Pat Miller Square for 25 years. To celebrate the anniversary, vendors...

‘A Few Good Men’ impresses at Little Theatre

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of “A Few Good Men” is a sharp, dynamic execution of Aaron Sorkin’s famous story. It’s something that longtime fans of the 1992 film,...

Your Views: Change Columbus Day’s name

To the editor: Since city council proposed renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day two weeks ago, I have seen some appalling defenses of the...

Your Views: Call.Click.Connect system works

To the editor: I need to thank city staff for listening and hearing my requests for improved safety on Seminary Road between N. Howard Street...

Your Views: Alexandrians are united against Seminary lane reduction

To the editor: In your Aug. 29 editorial, “Seminary Road touches on bigger issues,” you correctly and fairly called out expressions of a safety problem...

Your Views: Implement bike lanes called for in master plan

To the editor: I am writing in response to letters and articles published in the Alexandria Times about the proposal to repave a one-mile segment...

Your Views: Open letter to city leaders on Seminary Road

To the editor: We, the 13 undersigned Civic Associations that represent more than 9,000 households in Alexandria, urge city council to affirm the decision of...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Big things are afoot in...

There is nothing quite like the first day of school to inspire us as educators. Visiting every school and seeing smiling faces and excited...

Finance: Legal planning for your newly adult child

By Kim Fiske In the excitement and apprehension of saying goodbye to high school friends, packing to leave home and selecting new classes, it’s easy...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Rich in history, yet poised for reimagining

The magic of Alexandria is that we’re the home of George Washington, Civil War and Civil Rights history, while we’re also the home of...

My View | Molly Dahl: Working to end racial inequality

Like communities all across the country, Alexandria has a past that is beautiful, brutal and bound up with race. ACT for Alexandria, Alexandria’s community...

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