Tag: Alexandria Virginia

Loaded handgun found in elementary student’s backpack

By Ryan Hopper An elementary school student brought a relative’s loaded Ruger 9mm handgun to school on Friday, according to a Saturday press release by...

Onstage, Alexandria: March 2024

By Mark Edelman March may not come in like a lion, but you’ll still be roaring with laughter at some of these theater offerings in...

Meet the Sandys

By Thompson Eskew  As the Little Theatre of Alexandria opens its latest show “Annie: The Musical,” the ambitious production stays true-to-form with the 1977 Broadway...

Robinson North plan advances amid environmental concerns

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] After more than a decade of planning, part of Alexandria’s waterfront is poised for a significant redevelopment by Rooney Properties....

Resident-filed lawsuit against 301 N. Fairfax St. project to go before...

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] Tensions ran high at the Saturday City Council public hearing as Council voted to affirm an ordinance related to 301...

Analysis: Why election reform is elusive

By Mark Eaton City elections are inevitable and intermittent. Improving Alexandria’s election process offers none of the satisfactions of infrastructure enhancements such as plaques, ribbon-cutting ceremonies...

Arena impact study released; Public criticism builds with mounting objections

By James Matheson | [email protected] The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership released an impact study document on February 16 for the proposed $2 billion Potomac Yard...

Opponents of Potomac Yard arena want chance to speak out

By James Matheson | [email protected] Opponents to the proposed $2 billion arena project at Potomac Yard have voiced dissatisfaction with the city’s approach to the...

City makes second mistake in public engagement process for 404A East...

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The 404A East Alexandria Ave. project has been deferred for the second time by the Planning & Zoning Department. The...

Crime Roundup: Week of Feb. 22, 2024

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred early in the morning Wednesday according to a press...