Council OKs revised Potomac Yard Metro budget, sets stage to vote on outfalls fix

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  City council unanimously approved a revised funding proposal for the Potomac Yard Metro station and received a presentation outlining the...

Alexandria Symphony nears selection of new conductor

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As the curtain closes on the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra’s 2017-2018 season, the organization is getting close to naming its first...

Archaeologists discover third ship at Robinson Landing construction site

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria announced in a press release archaeologists under contract with developer EYA have found the remains of a...

Car backflips in front of Basilica of St. Mary

A car crash in Old Town ended with a white sedan inverted in front of the doors of the Basilica of St. Mary at...

Alexandria Chamber announces Valor Awards honorees

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for its annual Valor Awards. The three Alexandria Police Department officers who were among the first...

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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Seniors: What to consider when deciding on a senior living community

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Many factors should be considered when deciding on an assisted living facility for yourself or a loved one. Does it have a memory care unit? What types of amenities and...

Film review: Documenting the streets of Charlottesville

By Jordan Wright Last Sunday at the Beatley Library, the Board of the Alexandria Film Festival invited filmmaker Jackson Landers to appear at a screening of his powerful new documentary “Charlottesville: Our Streets.” Using never-before-seen footage from citizen...

Foodie: Don’t wilt – here’s how to wine and dine this summer

By Jill Erber Spring has sprung, with breezes a-blowing, pollen a-floating and bees a-buzzing. Before you know it, summer will be upon us, with grass a-growing, kids a-shouting and backs a- sweating. What’s an entertainer to do...

My View: Karig hearing was a visit to Alice’s ‘Wonderland’

By Jeremy Flachs On Jan. 20, our city council voted 6-1 to approve the development at Karig Estates without modification, a vote which denied the appeal of...

To the editor: It’s time to give city police fair pay

To the editor: My name is Diana Barrett and I’m president of the Alexandria Chapter of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association. I am writing...

To the editor: It’s time to sustain affordable housing in Alexandria

To the editor: For almost two decades, Alexandria has lost a considerable amount of its affordable housing stock, making it increasingly difficult for average Alexandrians...

To the editor: New PAC seeks change on council

To the editor: It’s time for a change. Alexandrians for Better City Government represents Alexandrians seeking real choice and change in the upcoming Alexandria Democratic...

Letter to the editor: Hardwick stands out in council field

To the editor: This year’s Alexandria City Council race is quite crowded, with 12 candidates throwing their hats in the ring on the Democratic side...

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...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: A 21-year resource for small businesses

The Alexandria Small Business Development Center recently passed its 21year milestone serving the community’s small businesses. The SBDC plays a complementary economic development role to the Alexandria...
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