Entertainment venues reopen in phase three

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com For the first time since Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) issued a stay at home order on March 30, local theaters...

Updated: APD officer arrested for unjustified use of force

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  Alexandria police officer Jonathan Griffin was arrested and charged with assault and battery on Tuesday for unjustified use of force,...

Home profile: A preserved relic

By Margo Wagner | mwagner@alextimes.com Early American history emanates up from the floor boards and echoes through the walls in Nancy and Danny Smith’s three-story...

City’s new equity officer kickstarts a conversation on race

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Jaqueline Tucker started working for the city on Feb. 10 with little expectation that her first few months on the...

Nectar Coffee and Wine Bistro permanently closes

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Nectar Coffee and Wine Bistro, a Del Ray coffee shop located at 106 Hume Ave., is permanently closed, the owners...

Your Views: A vote for Freedom High School

To the editor: I urge our school board to be very careful in selecting a new name for T.C. Williams High School. Yes, I agree...

Tips for keeping your dog healthy and happy in the heat

By Kim Gilliam Summer weather is upon us, and you are likely excited to get outside and enjoy some fun times with your four-legged friend....

Your Views: Solution looking for a problem

To the editor: On June 20, the Alexandria City Council voted to ban the carrying of firearms on city property. Because of all the talk about...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: All hands on deck

We’re making our way through extraordinary times. The circumstances we’ve struggled with for months now have no precedent. Decision-makers at all levels have no...

My View | Mignon Rollins Anthony: Unfulfilled promises at ACPS

Tuesday marked my final day as the chief operating officer for Alexandria City Public Schools. I begin this letter with an apology to ACPS...

T.C. hockey player named league’s Player of the Year

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com T.C. Williams High School hockey player Jason Townsend was named the Capital Scholastic Hockey League’s Player of the Year on Feb. 27, according to Monumental Sports. Townsend, a senior at T.C....

SSSAS and Episcopal compete in state playoffs

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com Two weeks after St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes defeated Episcopal in the IAC Championship, both high school boys’ basketball teams traveled to Virginia State University for the Virginia Independent Schools...

T.C. Williams boys’ basketball takes division title

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com With a surprise buzzer beater in the final second of the game, the T.C. Williams High School varsity boys’ basketball team claimed the Gunston District championship on Feb. 21. Nearing the...

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Entertainment venues reopen in phase three

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com For the first time since Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) issued a stay at home order on March 30, local theaters and live entertainment venues are now able to reopen as...

Nectar Coffee and Wine Bistro permanently closes

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Nectar Coffee and Wine Bistro, a Del Ray coffee shop located at 106 Hume Ave., is permanently closed, the owners announced via Facebook on Monday. Nectar could be one of the...

Speak Easy: The Alexandria Times Podcast

Welcome to Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times' first podcast. Each month, our reporters will sit down with noteworthy residents, business owners, artists and community leaders to chat about all things Alexandria. Don't worry about...

Your Views: A vote for Freedom High School

To the editor: I urge our school board to be very careful in selecting a new name for T.C. Williams High School. Yes, I agree...

Your Views: Solution looking for a problem

To the editor: On June 20, the Alexandria City Council voted to ban the carrying of firearms on city property. Because of all the talk about...

My View | Mignon Rollins Anthony: Unfulfilled promises at ACPS

Tuesday marked my final day as the chief operating officer for Alexandria City Public Schools. I begin this letter with an apology to ACPS...

Your Views: Communities must create change

To the editor: More than a century ago, African-American educator and activist W.E.B Du Bois stated the dilemma, “Am I an American or am I...

Your Views: Let’s share instances of police interaction

To the editor: I write today with the murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest on my mind. ACT for Alexandria recently held...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: All hands on deck

We’re making our way through extraordinary times. The circumstances we’ve struggled with for months now have no precedent. Decision-makers at all levels have no...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Taking risks in life

Everyone has to take some risks. Going for a walk might involve a fall; getting in a car might involve a crash; and enjoying...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: I can’t be quiet

Over the past couple of weeks, America has once again faced the ugly truth about racism, injustice and police brutality. It is no surprise...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Down the rabbit hole

We’ve been in this strange reality so long that we might begin to wonder what efforts will be required to get us back to...