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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,...

2024 Candidate Profile: Canek Aguirre seeks third Council term

By James Matheson | [email protected] Canek Aguirre, the first Latino City Council member in the city’s history, is seeking his third term. He plans to...

Officials present new arena details in Saturday public hearing

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] At Saturday’s City Council public hearing, City Manager Jim Parajon and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership’s President and CEO Stephanie Landrum...

Mayor Justin Wilson will not seek third term

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Mayor Justin Wilson announced Friday morning in his monthly newsletter, “The Council Connection,” that he will not seek a third...

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 approves $10.5 million loan for Arlandria affordable housing project

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved a $10.5 million loan to help fund the first phase of development on the Alexandria Housing...

Your Views: Public debate, private scheming

To the editor: After City Council voted to restore school resource officers on Oct. 12, we submitted a Freedom of Information Act request related...

Sunshine Law: A closer look

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Times received FOIAed documents earlier this month consisting of text and email exchanges between four City Council members who...

Alexandria nears end of city manager search

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During Tuesday night’s legislative meeting, City Council moved to establish three different advisory committees to help interview the final set...