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Approved FY2023 budget leaves tax rate unchanged, provides car tax relief,...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously adopted the FY2023 operating budget on May 4, keeping the real estate tax rate steady, though rising...

Council considers budget add/deletes, as firefighters plead for more funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]lextimes.com City Council is nearing the end of budget season, and with adoption of the budget set for May 4, the...

City considers police body cameras

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Police body cameras have long been a wish list item for Alexandrians, and a proposal from City Manager Jim Parajon...

City Council approves Old Town private school, as residents cite safety...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A new private elementary school will be coming to North Washington Street in Old Town after City Council approved a...

City Council approves $10.5 million loan for Arlandria affordable housing project

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved a $10.5 million loan to help fund the first phase of development on the Alexandria Housing...

City responds to surge in COVID-19, testing shortages

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise and tests remain difficult to come by, as Alexandria, much like the rest of...

City Council adopts Chirilagua plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council took a major step toward providing more affordable housing for the Arlandria neighborhood, also known as Chirilagua, this...

Outgoing councilors honored by colleagues

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The legislative meeting on Tuesday night was the last such event for three members of City Council: Vice Mayor Elizabeth...

Alexandria nears end of city manager search

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During Tuesday night’s legislative meeting, City Council moved to establish three different advisory committees to help interview the final set...

Council prepares for General Assembly session with new state Republican majority

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With Republican Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin stepping into the governor’s mansion next year and a Republican majority in the Virginia House...