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Our View: Compromise on T.C. lights

History is not inherently good or bad. In Alexandria, we rightly celebrate our storied colonial era, preserve the cobblestone streets that remain and continue...

My View: An imaginary discussion about T.C. lights

By Denise Dunbar City official 1: I have an idea – I think we should add lights to the T.C. Williams football stadium project. City official...

The history beneath T.C. Williams

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com In the back-and-forth between supporters and opponents of lights at the T.C. Williams High School stadium, proponents often ask: Why...

Newcomer Michael Clinkscale runs for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Michael Clinkscale’s journey to running for city council is far from traditional. When Clinkscale, one of two Republican candidates on the ballot...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...

Independent Mark Shiffer runs for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mark Shiffer, a nonprofit owner with a background in data and technology, is running for council as the only Independent...

New coffee shop, eatery planned for upper Prince Street

A new coffee shop and limited service restaurant is planned for 1320 Prince St. Whitney and Jason Langone filed a special use permit with the...

Planning commission to discuss increase in stadium lighting height requirements

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The planning commission will discuss at an Oct. 2 public hearing whether they will permit construction of taller light poles at city...

Letter to the Editor: A primer for elections in Alexandria

To the editor: With all the hoopla about national politics, it may have escaped some voters’ notice that Alexandria’s entire city council is up for...

Vying for voters at West End forum

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At a forum Saturday afternoon, city council candidates gathered for the first time since the Democratic Primary in June to...
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