Tag: Alexandria

Your Views: Alexandria has a problem with electronic scooters

To the editor: I imagine that you have received dozens of letters about the scooters in Old Town, but I thought I’d add my voice...

Events: Celebrate summer in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] With Memorial Day in the rear-view mirror, summer is coming in hot. Each year, summer in Alexandria brings a collection...

Clerk of court election approaches

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Ben Ortiz and Greg Parks will compete for the Democratic nomination for Alexandria’s clerk of court in the June 11...

Tying the Knot: Gregory and Cheryl Hutchings share their 20-year love...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] When Gregory Hutchings and Cheryl Carter locked eyes across the room in a Norfolk restaurant in 1999, neither could have...

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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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...