Tax assessment gap widens

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At Tuesday evening’s legislative session, city council received and passed a staff report on 2018 real property assessments, approved a...

Alexandria Wedding Showcase returns for second year this weekend

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The Alexandria Wedding Showcase kicks off its second year this Sunday at the Westin Alexandria in Carlyle. This year the showcase is giving...

EYA, city seek uses for historic Pioneer Mills foundation

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Developer EYA and the city have begun the process of relocating the final remaining foundation stones of Pioneer Mills, the 19th-century...

Alexandria Restaurant Partners buy equity interest in Theismann’s Restaurant

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com After 32 years in business, Theismann’s Restaurant and Bar in Old Town has new ownership. Restaurant founders Vern Grandgeorge and former Washington Redskins...

Potomac Nationals no longer considering Alexandria relocation

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com After a short burst of intrigue last summer, the city is no longer considering the possibility of the Potomac Nationals relocating to...

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...

Potomac Nationals no longer considering Alexandria relocation

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com After a short burst of intrigue last summer, the city is no longer considering the possibility of the Potomac Nationals relocating to Alexandria. The Woodbridge, Virginia-based minor league baseball team is the Washington...

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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 was co-emceed by John Porter, who recently last year as...

Cherry Challenge winners announced

The winners of the 10th annual Cherry Challenge have been announced in time for George Washington's birthday celebration. The Cherry Challenge, organized by the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee, invites city restaurants to make cherry...

True Love Waits: Friend sets couple up – twice

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Some couples are simply meant to be together. As Andrew and Tamara Saltonstall told their love story in the store they own together, Tsalt, the Saturday before Valentine’s Day, with the song “I...

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...

Letter to the Editor: City hall decisions harm small business

To the editor: Alexandria’s small business community is struggling. Increasingly, one sees on residential doorsteps, items purchased online and delivered by parcel service trucks. Retail...

Letter to the Editor: One mayoral candidate fights for the average person

To the editor: Soon we will have an upcoming Alexandria city election and voters will be asked to vote for a new city council and...

Letter to the Editor: If it’s not safe, it must be illegal

To the editor: I am neither a builder nor an architect, but it certainly does baffle me when a city and its government decide to...

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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