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Our View: New year, new decade

2020. The year we have just entered sounds futuristic and hip. Mathematicians must be overjoyed, numerologists ecstatic. The last double number year was 1919, right after...

Chamber holds State of Business meeting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of Business meeting at the Alexandria Hilton Mark Center on Tuesday...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus design advances

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] With construction slated to begin by the end of 2020, the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus is giving Potomac Yard a...

Amazon gift helps Carpenter’s Shelter reach fundraising goal

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter hit the $2 million fundraising goal for its New Heights Campaign on Monday courtesy of a $300,000 cash...

Virginia Tech submits first concept plan to city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Virginia Tech Foundation submitted its first concept plan for the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in North Potomac Yard on...

Chamber hosts 2019 Best in Business Awards ceremony

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce held its annual Best in Business Awards, presented by Burke & Herbert Bank, at The...

Our View: Poised for big things

Two pieces of recent economic news, one looking back and the other forward, highlight how exciting this juncture is in Alexandria. The first is a...

Chamber of commerce releases 2020 legislative agenda

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce released its 2020 legislative agenda on Sept. 19, laying out the issues the organization will...

Ten jurisdictions form Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Ten Northern Virginia localities have joined to form the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, the new alliance announced on Monday. The...

City council newcomers reflect on eight months in office

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council’s first public hearing of the fall is shaping up to be epic in length and community engagement, with...