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Alexandria Celebrates Women: The origins of the Scottish Walk Parade

By Gayle Converse  In 1605, five residents of Aberdeen, Scotland were prosecuted for parading through the town “maskit and dancing with bellis.” More than 400...

Campagna Center honors volunteers

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The Campagna Center Bright Futures spring benefit, “A Toast to our Volunteers” was held on June 1 at the George...

Inova to provide $1 million in grants to local nonprofits

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Inova Health System announced on Monday that it will be contributing $1 million in grant funding to nonprofits in Alexandria...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: A collective...

The collective community efforts between families, community organizations, the City of Alexandria and Alexandria City Public Schools gives our community promise for ensuring our...

Our View: ‘Tis the season

It’s difficult to know what to make of the holiday season this year. It’s a period with religious significance for many, and in a normal...

Scottish Christmas Walk Parade cancelled

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] For half a century, Alexandrians have flocked to Old Town each December for the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. This year...

ACPS reopening raises equity concerns

By Olivia Tucker | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools will begin the fall quarter remotely — a decision that has garnered praise from public-health experts...

City council votes to expand preschool capacity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria’s early childhood education programs took center stage at city council’s legislative meeting on June 25, as council members voted...

Events: Alexandria kicks off the holiday season with a weekend of...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The start of December is bringing with it a flurry of festivities in Alexandria. From the tree lighting in Del...

Scottish Christmas Walk festivities announced

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Campagna Center has announced the schedule of festivities for the 47th annual Scottish Christmas Walk, which will return this...