Tag: Alexandria businesses

SBDC introduces website program

By Liana Hardy | [email protected] The Alexandria Small Business Development Center will open applications for its new website design program on 9 a.m. Friday in...

Our View: The city giveth, and the city taketh away

One of the great success stories of the COVID-19 pandemic is the way Alexandria’s government worked to boost restaurants and retail stores, which were...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Parting thoughts

As I get ready to retire from the Alexandria Small Business Development Center at the end of January, thoughts and sentiments are rummaging through...

Bill Reagan to retire from SBDC

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After 25 years of championing small businesses, Bill Reagan announced that, effective Jan. 31, 2022, he will be retiring as...

Council makes closure of lower King Street permanent

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Outdoor diners and shoppers have reason to rejoice: City Council voted unanimously during Saturday’s public hearing to permanently close the...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Lessons from dire circumstances

To the editor: The pandemic has upended our lives for 19 months, but it’s taught us some worthwhile lessons to reflect on. We’ve been reminded of...

Efforts underway to educate public as city adjusts to marijuana legalization

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] With the recent statewide legalization of marijuana comes a learning curve as Virginians are still working to understand exactly what is...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: We’re up to this task

Just when we thought we had turned the corner, we’re now dealing with more uncertainty, and perhaps something of a setback. We’re again being...