Tag: Alyia Gaskins

First quarter fundraising reports released in 2024 Democratic primary

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Councilor and mayoral candidate Alyia Gaskins raised $103,113 in the first quarter of 2024, easily outpacing Vice Mayor Amy Jackson,...

Del Ray Citizens Association holds mayoral candidate forum

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The three candidates running for mayor in the Alexandria Democratic Primary – Vice Mayor Amy Jackson, Councilor Alyia Gaskins and...

Controversial Del Ray project denied after months of delay

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council voted unanimously to deny a special use permit for 404A East Alexandria Ave. at the Tuesday legislative meeting,...

Outgoing APD chief Don Hayes reflects on 42 years

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] After nearly 43 years with the Alexandria Police Department, Police Chief Don Hayes is hanging up his hat Friday and...

What to watch at Saturday’s Council public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council is holding a public hearing Saturday and is planning to discuss and vote on several issues of importance,...

Contentious 301 N. Fairfax St. project deferred

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council deferred action on the redevelopment proposal for 301 N. Fairfax St. at Saturday’s public hearing. Action on the...

City Council naming committee makes recommendations for new street names

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The City Council Naming subcommittee motioned to rename and rededicate North Breckenridge Place; North and South Early Streets; Forrest Street;...

City Council unanimously adopts ZFH in late-night vote

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Just after midnight Tuesday, City Council voted unanimously to adopt the “Zoning for Housing/Housing for All” master plan and text...

Information reveals talks between Councilors, ZFH advocates

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Residents have been sounding the alarm that members of Alexandria’s City Council have had their minds made up about the...

City Council rethinks panhandling regulations

By Wafir Salih | [email protected]  Alexandria City Council is reevaluating its panhandling regulations due to recent developments in First Amendment case law. While existing regulations...