Chris Hubbard, last candidate to announce council run, discusses campaign

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council candidate Chris Hubbard flew in under the radar when he became the last Democrat to announce an intention to...

Republican Congressional Baseball team returns to Eugene Simpson Stadium Park

The Republican Congressional Baseball Team returned to Eugene Simpson Stadium Park for their first practice since the shooting on June 14, 2017. The team, led...

Photos: 2018 George Washington Parkway Classic

The 34th annual George Washington Parkway Classic kicked off bright and early on Saturday morning at 8 a.m.  The 10-mile race, which also offers 5K...

Historic Garden Week arrives in Old Town this weekend

The Garden Club of Virginia's 85th Historic Garden Week kicks off on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a tour of five...

Pauline “Pat” Shweky, beloved Robcyns owner, dies at 94

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com If Pauline “Pat” Shweky wasn’t working behind the counter of Robcyns, she was most likely crocheting an afghan for you...

Alexandria Sports Roundup: Week of April 26

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 and...

Sports Roundup: Week of April 12

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 and...

Showdown looms over T.C. Williams stadium lights

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite attending classes in a relatively new, modern building, athletes at T.C. Williams High School have long dealt with the scheduling constraints, amenity deficiencies and embarrassing regional reputation that come...

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Bonnie Rideout brings Scottish fiddle music out of the pub and onto the big...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s own Grammy-nominated fiddler has spent a lifetime bringing the traditional music of her Scottish roots from pubs and firesides to the world’s most renowned stages. Over the course of her...

Photos: 2018 George Washington Parkway Classic

The 34th annual George Washington Parkway Classic kicked off bright and early on Saturday morning at 8 a.m.  The 10-mile race, which also offers 5K race options and a Kid's Dash race, starts at George...

Historic Garden Week arrives in Old Town this weekend

The Garden Club of Virginia's 85th Historic Garden Week kicks off on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a tour of five historic homes and gardens in Old Town that is expected...

City council needs creativity – and an architect

To the editor: Public approvals need to have city government integrity behind them, otherwise we have a breach in the public trust and how can we...

Letter to the Editor: Environment, businesses and education: are they compatible?

To the editor: It was Richard Nixon who, on Dec. 2, 1970, proposed the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency. Just before that, President Lyndon Johnson...

Letter to the Editor: Karig decision reveals council’s biases 

To the editor: Vice Mayor Justin Wilson’s April newsletter failed to excuse his Jan. 20 approval of the Karig Estates development by saying the project is...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson has short memory about campaign contributions

In a recent email Vice Mayor Justin Wilson asserted about his mayoralty run: “This is my fifth campaign for office in Alexandria, I have...

My View: The benefits of generosity

By Heather Peeler, President and CEO of ACT Do you remember the first time you donated to a cause that was important to you? My first...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Dillon authored limits on local authority

By Bryan Porter In 1853, John Forrest Dillon was elected District Attorney for Scott County, Iowa. He then ascended to the bench, serving on the...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Finally, spring is here

This year’s annual column on making the most of our springtime is not going to require much convincing. It wasn’t a particularly cold or...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: What Alexandria can and can’t do about guns

Last month, Parkland, Florida, became the most recent city to experience the horror of a mass school shooting. Seventeen people were gunned down, with as...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: School board reviews resolution against gun violence

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Alexandria City School Board reviewed language around a resolution against gun violence at its meeting on...
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