Tag: arlington

Your Views: How about a population cap?

  To the editor: Get ready for a more costly city with more and taller structures, less open space, more people, their cars and youngsters and...

Your Views: Bring back the signs

To the editor: Every year as elections approach I am impressed when I am in Arlington. The streetscape is abloom with the flowers of democracy:...

Council approves West End senior living facility

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] City Council approved plans for a new West End senior living facility at its public hearing on Saturday. The new facility...

BAR rejects Heritage redevelopment plans

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] If you’ve run out of shows on Netflix and you’re looking for some drama-filled entertainment, head to the city’s webcast...

Northern Virginia reopening delayed to May 28

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After conversations with local officials in five Northern Virginia jurisdictions, Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) has delayed the reopening of the...

Smallcakes cupcake shop opens in Del Ray

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Woman owned and operated, Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery has found a new sweet spot in Del Ray. Smallcakes is a franchise...

Your Views: Be more prudent with city resources

To the editor: Recently, various local newspapers printed the munificent salaries of City of Alexandria employees. I was aghast that the city manager is drawing...

Our View: Juvenile Detention Center study needs a child-focused solution

It’s good governance for cities to turn a critical eye to where they spend money and why. The budget as a whole is examined each...

City considers closing Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center, a 70-bed youth correctional facility located near Landmark Mall, could potentially close. The center serves...

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...