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City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...

Seminary Road update goes before council next week

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council is slated to hear an update about the controversial restructuring of Seminary Road at its legislative meeting on...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘No, sir, we have not’

By Frank Putzu The first two pieces in this series showed that the Alexandria Fire Department was isolated from the decision to narrow Seminary Road....

Councilor Amy Jackson calls for reversal of Seminary road diet

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In a surprise to fellow members of council and city staff, Councilor Amy Jackson made a motion during Tuesday’s legislative...

City council approves Patrick Henry swing space

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At Saturday’s public hearing, city council unanimously approved plans to use the old Patrick Henry School building as an interim...

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

Your Views: Those elusive mystery residents

To the editor: At the Sept. 14 public hearing on Seminary Road repaving, Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker criticized single-family residents and civic associations, claiming to...

City council discusses transportation priorities, Planning & Zoning staff at legislative...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] With the first public hearing of the fall in the rearview mirror, city council is back to discussing city business...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...