Tag: Alexandria

Tying the Knot: ‘Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta’ star and...

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com When Monte Durham and Jakob Evans married in October 2013, the theme of the wedding was ‘Lucky us.’ The two...

Local students participate in National Walkout Day

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Fifth grade students at George Mason Elementary School participated in the National Walkout Day protest against gun violence at 10...

Demolition begins at Old Dominion Boat Club

Demolition began on the longtime home of the Old Dominion Boat Club on Alexandria's waterfront Tuesday, following the opening of the new club to...

City to begin receiving taxes for Airbnb rentals

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The city will begin receiving taxes for rentals within city limits listed on online lodging platform Airbnb this April. City Manager...

Out of the Attic: ‘Nation’s first woman lawyer’ lived in Alexandria

Women’s History Month was first celebrated the week of March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Its advocates noted that in 1980, a maximum of...

Letter to the Editor: Redevelopment will exacerbate displacement

To the editor: Whole blocks of Old Town are to be torn down and redeveloped, likely with greater density. The planned Route 1 south redevelopment...

Alexandria resident keeps rare Lincoln in family for 97 years

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A 1932 Packard. A 1954 Pontiac Station Wagon. A 1921 Leland-built Lincoln. Bob Montague has a garage full of antique...

Inova Alexandria fined for rate of injuries, infections

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Inova Alexandria Hospital was fined in both 2016 and 2017 by the federal Department of Health and Human Services for...

Nonprofit leader announces council run

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-director for nonprofit Together We Bake, announced Tuesday that she would run for council. Bennett-Parker, who is from Alexandria and resides in...

Town hall meeting held on local opioid crisis

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com A town hall titled “A community conversation: Heroin & other opioids” took place Feb. 28 at the Minnie Howard Campus...
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