Tag: Alexandria

Six Alexandria residents convicted as a result of Operation Tin Panda

Six Alexandria residents were convicted as a result of Operation Tin Panda, the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Virginia announced Friday in...

Our View: BRAC to the future

"… Nearby residents shouted in anger that they weren’t consulted during the … decision process, while officials from all parties involved passed the buck....

Freight train derails in Alexandria after apparent partial bridge collapse

A CSX freight train derailed Saturday morning in the Eisenhower corridor after what was initially reported as a partial railway bridge collapse. Thirty-one train cars...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The elements of a murder indictment

By Bryan Porter Anyone who has ever watched a police procedural will recognize this scene: a hardscrabble homicide detective with a harsh Bronx accent sits in a cramped office...

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Letter to the Editor: Affordable housing should not be local priority

To the editor: On May 12, the Alexandria City Council voted to confirm increasing the restaurant meal tax from 4 percent to 5 percent, and...

Letter to the Editor: Where have you gone Patsy Ticer?

To the editor:  What has become of the Democratic Party, once the party of the common folk, but today increasingly in the thrall of its...

Our View: Off these mean streets

Homelessness is the point where numerous other issues intersect. Housing affordability, addiction, mental health problems and availability of social services and jobs are factors...

Mayoral candidates open old wounds at second debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Mayor Allison Silberberg and Vice Mayor Justin Wilson met for their second official debate, this one hosted by the Alexandria...

Restaurant Eve to close next month, owners announce

Restaurant Eve in Old Town will close in three weeks, the restaurant's owners announced on its website. Eve will serve guests for the last time...
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