Tag: Alexandria

Our View: Let’s re-think how Alexandria conducts council elections

Alexandria is in the midst of our triennial local election cycle, in which we will select a mayor, six city council members and nine...

Photos: Annual Historic House & Garden Tour in Old Town

The 85th annual Old Town House & Garden Tour took place on Saturday, showcasing both the interior and exterior views of five historic neighborhood...

Man sentenced for defrauding elderly Alexandria resident

A man has been sentenced for his role in defrauding a 91-year-old Alexandria resident, Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney Bryan Porter said in a news release. Robert...

Letter to the Editor: Karig decision reveals council’s biases 

To the editor: Vice Mayor Justin Wilson’s April newsletter failed to excuse his Jan. 20 approval of the Karig Estates development by saying the project is...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Dillon authored limits on local authority

By Bryan Porter In 1853, John Forrest Dillon was elected District Attorney for Scott County, Iowa. He then ascended to the bench, serving on the...

Letter to the Editor: New PAC doesn’t represent broader city

To the editor: In announcing their new PAC, the leaders of Alexandrians for Better City Government (“New PAC seeks change on council,” April 12) understandably opted...

Our View: One week, two special days in Alexandria

Two significant events take place in Alexandria this week and they are both historic and philanthropic. Each helps reveal the nature of our city...

Pauline “Pat” Shweky, beloved Robcyns owner, dies at 94

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com If Pauline “Pat” Shweky wasn’t working behind the counter of Robcyns, she was most likely crocheting an afghan for you...

How to sell ‘this old house’: Owner, realtor talk Lee boyhood...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Each of the 43 layers of paint on the walls of the Robert E. Lee boyhood home at 607 Oronoco...

Friday crash injures two people

A car crash on late Friday night in Alexandria resulted in two non-life-threatening injuries, Fairfax Fire & Rescue reported via social media. Fairfax Fire &...
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