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Alexandria Celebrates Women: The origins of the Scottish Walk Parade

By Gayle Converse  In 1605, five residents of Aberdeen, Scotland were prosecuted for parading through the town “maskit and dancing with bellis.” More than 400...

Alexandria Times staff win 11 VPA awards

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected]  Staff members of the Alexandria Times won 11 Virginia Press Association awards at the annual banquet held Saturday in Short...

Leslie Golden becomes Times managing editor

Alexandria Times has hired Leslie Golden as managing editor. Golden, a native Virginian, previously worked as a publishing associate at Little, Brown Books for...

Olivia Anderson becomes Times managing editor

Alexandria Times reporter Olivia Anderson, who joined the paper in April 2021, has been promoted to managing editor. Anderson, a native of the Pacific...

Alexandria Times wins nine VPA awards

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Alexandria Times employees won nine Virginia Press Association awards for their work during 2021, including five first place awards, one...

Alexandria Celebrates Women: Celebrating women writers

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller The documentation of history is impossible without the written word. With the stroke of a pen or tap of...

Judicial Watch to represent magistrate in lawsuit

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Judicial Watch announced on Tuesday that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of former Alexandria magistrate Elizabeth Fuller, against...

Alexandria Times podcast features genealogist Char McCargo Bah

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] This month’s episode of Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times’ podcast, features an interview with genealogist and investigative researcher Char McCargo...

Torpedo Factory exhibit celebrating ‘Goodnight Moon’ becomes local sensation

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Three little bears sitting in chairs, clocks and socks, kittens and mittens. To most people, mentioning these simple rhymes brings...

Speak Easy: The Alexandria Times Podcast

Welcome to Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times' first podcast. Each month, our reporters will sit down with noteworthy residents, business owners, artists and community...