Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Bishop Ireton breaks ground on new academic wing

Bishop Ireton kicked off construction of the school’s new academic wing with a groundbreaking on Tuesday. Bishop of the Arlington Diocese Michael Burbidge, Head of...

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...

Alexandria ZIP code named a top trending millennial area

Alexandria's 22314 ZIP code, which extends from Old Town's southern edge to Potomac Yard, is the second biggest "trending" millennial ZIP code, according to...

Photos: 9/11 Commemoration and Citizenship Day

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria commemorated Sept. 11, 2001 with its annual remembrance ceremony at Market Square on Tuesday. The event honored...

Review: The Little Theatre’s ‘August: Osage County’ is masterful

By Jordan Wright In the time-tested tradition of portraying dysfunctional families as a device, playwright Tracy Letts gifts us with a slyly engrossing gem about the...

Our View: Alexandria’s endangered species: our golden goose

“Vision” is a fascinating word. Literally, it means to see, but true vision is the ability to see broadly, as is the cliché of...

Letter to the Editor: Do we want lights on every field?

To the editor: If any taxpaying resident needed proof that they are nothing more than a cash cow to those ruling Alexandria, then simply savor...

Letter to the Editor: Christopher Suarez for Alexandria School Board

To the editor: In my 45 years as a resident of Alexandria, I never recall having a burning issue that propelled me to write a...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: A needed ‘Rule’ change

By Bryan Porter The process by which prosecutors and defense attorneys exchange information about a pending criminal case is called discovery. Criminal discovery is governed by the Rules...

T.C. Williams names new boys’ basketball coach

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Darryl Prue is the new head coach of the T.C. Williams High School boys’ basketball team, Athletic Director James Parker announced on Monday night.   Prue, who coaches for Amateur Athletic...

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...

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Photos: King Street Art Festival

After being postponed due to weather, the King Street Art Festival took place on Sept. 22 and Sept. 23 in Old Town. Hundreds of artists showcased their work on King Street, between the waterfront and...

Review: The Little Theatre’s ‘August: Osage County’ is masterful

By Jordan Wright In the time-tested tradition of portraying dysfunctional families as a device, playwright Tracy Letts gifts us with a slyly engrossing gem about the Weston family – their children and their spouses. Set in a...

Seniors: City to hold conference for caregivers

By Debbie Luddington  Are you caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other medical problems? Is it a struggle at times? Do you feel isolated and alone? Information and support...

Letter to the Editor: Do we want lights on every field?

To the editor: If any taxpaying resident needed proof that they are nothing more than a cash cow to those ruling Alexandria, then simply savor...

Letter to the Editor: Christopher Suarez for Alexandria School Board

To the editor: In my 45 years as a resident of Alexandria, I never recall having a burning issue that propelled me to write a...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: A needed ‘Rule’ change

By Bryan Porter The process by which prosecutors and defense attorneys exchange information about a pending criminal case is called discovery. Criminal discovery is governed by the Rules...

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...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: A needed ‘Rule’ change

By Bryan Porter The process by which prosecutors and defense attorneys exchange information about a pending criminal case is called discovery. Criminal discovery is governed by the Rules...

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...

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