Tag: Alexandria

Seniors: Combatting loneliness in older adults

By Cele Garrett In January 2018, the British government announced the creation of its first Minister of Loneliness. Many people wondered if that was a...

Tying the Knot: Mayor Justin Wilson and wife Alex weather the...

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com It likely comes as no surprise that Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson met his wife, Alex Crawford-Batt, at a state Democratic...

Alexandria man pleads guilty to heroin distribution

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com An Alexandria man and a West Virginia man pleaded guilty on April 2 to conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or...

What is Spring2ACTion?

By Brandi Yee Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s annual giving day, takes place April 10. Hosted by ACT for Alexandria, Spring2ACTion is Alexandria’s biggest fundraising event. Since its...

Join the local eco-living challenge

By Mara Benner Have you heard the name Greta Thunberg? She is the 16-year-old girl who recently orchestrated student-led demonstrations in 100 countries to bring...

Your Views: Slaughterhouse would harm city’s image

To the editor: I wholeheartedly object to having a business that allows customers to pick a chicken and have it weighed and then slaughtered within...

How Northern Virginia locked down Amazon HQ2

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com More than 1,000 community members and stakeholders gathered Feb. 28 for an “Amazon HQ2-Apalooza” to learn about the tech giant’s...

Your Views: Keep Alexandria’s lights on

To the editor: Recently it dawned on me that with all the ideas flowing into the city about alternatives to bolster the traffic flow for...

Your Views: What vitality and livability share

To the editor: The Feb. 7 Times editorial, “Vibrancy must be balanced with livability,” characterized an intriguing tension between vitality and livability in Alexandria. But...

Alexandria dog takes the field for Puppy Bowl XV

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Arrrr you ready for some football? Local pup Pirate, an alumnus of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, is taking the...
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