Scooters in Alexandria Part 4: City’s scooter pilot aims to hold companies accountable, liable

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com With most school years coming to an official end this month, summer will likely be the busiest and most demanding...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard Metro

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

Alexandria Aces launch new season with tough stretch

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com The Alexandria Aces have hopes of improving on last season’s performance, but so far are off to a rough start with...

School board adopts FY2020 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com School board members voted unanimously to approve Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings’ fiscal year 2020 combined funds budget and FY2020-2029 Capital...

Greg Parks wins Democratic clerk of court nomination

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Greg Parks won Alexandria’s Democratic clerk of court nomination during Tuesday’s primary by 894 votes, according to the Virginia Department...

Getting in shape doesn’t have to cost money

By Adi Serbaroli People face plenty of barriers when getting themselves to exercise, but expense should not be one of them. It’s no secret the cost...

Seniors: Reduce your risk of fraud

By Carol Downs We all like to think we would never fall for a sweepstakes scam, identity theft or any other type of fraudulent offer....

Review: ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ soars with head and heart

By Richard Roeper A little black girl is in no particular hurry to get to school. After all, everything about life is so interesting at...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: New laws taking effect in Virginia

Every year, in January and February, Virginia’s General Assembly meets to debate and enact changes to the Code of Virginia. Any bills that are...

Your Views: Cars are worse than scooters

To the editor: I would like to respond to the Alexandria Times’ series on the scooter pilot program. The subtitle of the third article in the...

Alexandria Aces launch new season with tough stretch

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com The Alexandria Aces have hopes of improving on last season’s performance, but so far are off to a rough start with an 0-6 record. The Aces, an Alexandria-based collegiate summer baseball team,...

Undefeated T.C. Williams girls’ soccer heads to states

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The T.C. Williams varsity girls’ soccer team is two games away from a perfect season. After a 3-2 win over Chantilly High School in the Virginia High School League quarterfinals on...

SSSAS lax dominates state tournament

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Saturday was a big day for St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes athletics. After victorious playoff seasons, both the SSSAS boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams took home state championship titles. Neither team...

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Carlyle neighborhood strives for vitality, sense of community

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com In recent years, the Carlyle neighborhood in Alexandria has been growing, from the development of new office buildings and residential complexes to the evolution of the area’s sense of community...

Getting in shape doesn’t have to cost money

By Adi Serbaroli People face plenty of barriers when getting themselves to exercise, but expense should not be one of them. It’s no secret the cost of living in Alexandria is high. With that comes high...

Seniors: Reduce your risk of fraud

By Carol Downs We all like to think we would never fall for a sweepstakes scam, identity theft or any other type of fraudulent offer. However, research shows seniors are at particular risk of being...

Your Views: Cars are worse than scooters

To the editor: I would like to respond to the Alexandria Times’ series on the scooter pilot program. The subtitle of the third article in the...

Your Views: Alexandria has a problem with electronic scooters

To the editor: I imagine that you have received dozens of letters about the scooters in Old Town, but I thought I’d add my voice...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: June is a time for...

This week, a record number of Titans will take the stage at Eagle Bank Arena to become part of one of the largest graduating...

Your Views: Time to take back our city

To the editor: A disconnect exists between the public and our public servants. I think it’s a serious one. Our public servants are not asking...

Your Views: Development agenda threatens open space, affordable housing

To the editor: Your editorial from June 6 asks, “Is development a net positive?” For those of us saddled with the tax burden higher density...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: New laws taking effect in Virginia

Every year, in January and February, Virginia’s General Assembly meets to debate and enact changes to the Code of Virginia. Any bills that are...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Erroneous zones

Who among us hasn’t spent sleepless nights or agitated days stewing over something someone said, or something you inferred, that you realize later you...

Alexandria in Action with Heather Peeler: Honoring our past to understand our present

As the spring weather encourages us to explore Alexandria’s picturesque parks and streets, have you ever wondered who walked these lands before us? Last week...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Conducting a review of policies

Prosecutors wield a significant amount of authority. We affect the community in a variety of ways, some obvious, others more indirect. Given the authority...

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