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Our View: A collective bargaining conundrum

Collective bargaining is a complex issue with myriad facets that vary from locality to locality and from department to department within a given city....

City and firefighters reach an accord

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria City Council approved a resolution last week to commit funding toward a collective bargaining agreement between the City...

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...

Second bargaining agreement reached

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] On Tuesday evening, City Council unanimously approved a resolution to commit funding toward a collective bargaining agreement between Alexandria and...

None injured in Mia’s Kitchen fire

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] On Monday morning, a fire broke out at Mia’s Italian Kitchen in Old Town. According to nearby residents, the fire led...

East Lynhaven Gateway gets smoke alarms

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] On Oct. 1, the Alexandria Fire Department will install smoke alarms in the East Lynhaven Gateway neighborhood at 9 a.m, according to...

Our View: Sticker shock

The first budget proposed by new City Manager James Parajon for fiscal year 2023 includes a staggering 7.7% increase in spending, a shocking amount...

Juvenile arrested for Christmas Eve hit and run against firefighters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Police arrested and charged a 17-year-old Falls Church resident for an alleged hit and run incident against Alexandria firefighters that...

Potential firebombing at local 7-Eleven

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Officials are investigating a potential firebombing that occurred on Monday around 4:30 p.m. at the 7-Eleven located at 2 S....

Del Ray fire causes $1.4M in property loss

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A three-alarm fire that occurred at a Del Ray duplex on Nov. 19 caused $1.4M in property loss, according to...