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After delaying the St. Patrick’s Day parade, the Ballyshaners look to...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] For the past four decades, thousands of people have crammed onto King Street’s sidewalks to watch the city’s St. Patrick’s...

St. Patrick’s Day parade postponed

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade will be postponed to September, according to a Facebook announcement from the Ballyshaners, the...

Your Views: Thank you for a great day

To the editor: On behalf of The Ballyshaners, thank you to all of the parade participants and attendees who made the 39th Annual Alexandria St....

St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to King Street

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Put on some green and grab a pint of Guinness – Alexandria’s 39th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is hitting...

Ballyshaners to hold 2019 Irish Festival on Saturday

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Ballyshaners, Alexandria’s nonprofit Irish heritage organization, is holding its 2019 Irish Festival at Waterfront Park on Saturday. The Irish Festival...

Alexandria’s 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to Old Town...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Get your green glitter and shamrock sequins ready – Alexandria’s 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is returning to King...

Decision nears on name for park at the foot of King...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an...

Our View: Honoring Irish heritage in Alexandria

It’s human nature to want to duck an issue rather than face potential unpleasantness head on. We all do it. Alexandria’s local government has...

Letter to the Editor: Flawed park naming process is no joke

To the editor: While the article “Naming process draws Ire(ish)” in the Sept. 20 Alexandria Times addressed some of the Ballyshaners concerns, it did not...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...