Tag: Alexandria businesses

Community Fire Academy applications open

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Fire Department is currently accepting applications for its spring 2023 Community Fire Academy, according to a news release. The...

Alexandria holds Plaid Friday

By Kassidy McDonald | [email protected] Shoppers who seek to jump-start their holiday gift buying will have the opportunity this week with Plaid Friday, Alexandria’s own...

Chamber ALX honors city businesses

By Ariana Wilson | [email protected] The Chamber ALX held its annual Best in Business Awards to honor Alexandria businesses’ contributions to the community. The event took...

Election Day and Veterans Day changes

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The City of Alexandria government offices will be open on Election Day, Nov. 8, and closed Veterans Day, Nov. 11, according to...

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...