Old Town resident Matt Feely runs for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Matt Feely, a Navy veteran, Old Town resident and college professor, announced his candidacy for city council at the Alexandria...

City manager to unveil proposed budget

City Manager Mark Jinks is set to formally present his proposed FY2019 budget to members of city council on Tuesday night. The formal unveiling...

Photos: The sights of the 2018 George Washington Parade

The George Washington Birthday Parade returned to Old Town on Monday, bringing with it music, patriotic displays, energetic dance and even ponies. This year's event...

Your guide to the George Washington Birthday Parade

The George Washington Birthday Parade returns on Monday, bringing with it a host of related events. The parade itself travels a one-mile route in Old...

Del Pepper discusses her priorities for Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When Del Pepper discusses her thoughts on the issues facing Alexandria, her excitement suggests this is her first run for...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Feb. 22

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Feb. 15

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of Feb. 8

The Alexandria Times sports roundup includes records and game results for the prior week in two sports per season for Alexandria’s four local high schools: Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephens and St. Agnes School...

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Seniors: Helping Alexandria’s seniors age in place

By Mayor Allison Silberberg I was incredibly close to my grandmother, whom we lovingly called Nanoo. I have been blessed to be close to many elders in my family and circle of friends. One elderly friend...

Art League Patrons’ Show turns 50

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Sunday at 4 p.m., 673 hopefuls sat in folding chairs throughout the Torpedo Factory and simultaneously held their breath. They all had the same thought passing through their minds –...

The Late Shift digs into waterfront history

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Torpedo Factory will be exploring early waterfront history late into the night Friday at the event “The Late Shift: Uncovering the Waterfront.” The event takes place from 7 to 11...

Letter to the Editor: Come election day, we remember schools votes

To the editor: Forgive me, but I am confused at Mayor Allison Silberberg’s comments in the Alexandria Times article, “Allison Silberberg prepares to launch reelection...

Letter to the Editor: Chapman has long history of housing advocacy

To the editor: As a housing policy analyst and affordable housing advocate for many years in the city, I was confused by Jim Melton’s Feb....

Letter to the Editor: Disturbing the peace

To the editor: The noise starts before dawn. For the next 16 to 18 hours, well past dark, it continues, loud and invasive. It is...

Letter to the Editor: Amazon would help diversify city’s economy

To the editor: Last week, Amazon announced Northern Virginia was one of 20 sites in North America to be selected for the next round of...

Letter to the Editor: Consider the impact of more waterfront restaurants

To the editor: It is apparent that Alexandria city planners do not consider aggregate density in conjunction with proposed developments. Since Alexandria is the densest...

Filling in the Blanks: City and schools collaboration is key

From time to time, a member of the community will ask me a question about something happening at or near one of our schools. Depending...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Change – Resist or engage it

Much has been written about approaching changes in our retail sector and a recent editorial concluded that change is something that many in Old...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: ACPS welcomes new opportunities in the New...

First, I would like to wish all of our ACPS families and community a happy New Year. Alexandria City Public Schools begins the New Year...

Justice Matters: Opioid addiction and the criminal justice system

By Bryan Porter One of the many unfortunate responsibilities that falls upon my office is that of receiving and reviewing the reports of the Office of...
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