How to sell ‘this old house’: Owner, realtor talk Lee boyhood home strategy

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Each of the 43 layers of paint on the walls of the Robert E. Lee boyhood home at 607 Oronoco...

Mia’s Italian Kitchen opens in Old Town

Mia's Italian Kitchen held its grand opening in Old Town on Wednesday. The restaurant opened at 100 King St. near the waterfront, which was most...

Overnight storms result in flooding throughout Alexandria

Storms and rainfall that started in the early hours of Monday morning resulted in flooding on Alexandria streets near the waterfront, including in Old...

ACPS names teacher, principal of the year

Alexandria City Public Schools has named its teacher and principal of the year. Laura Simons, physics teacher at T.C. Williams High School, was named the...

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...

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...

Titans baseball starts season with strong start

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The T.C. Williams High School varsity baseball team kicked off its season last month with a new coach and a winning streak. After starting hot out of the gate with five...

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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...

Tying the knot: Thirty years, five children and a stand-in blind date

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com In 1988, Susan Pantzer Hyre had recently moved from the Midwest to the D.C. area to work in politics. That summer, her co-worker from the National Conference of State Legislatures, Kathy,...

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...

Letter to the Editor: New PAC doesn’t represent broader city

To the editor: In announcing their new PAC, the leaders of Alexandrians for Better City Government (“New PAC seeks change on council,” April 12) understandably opted...

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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