Tag: city council

Council approves first Virginia Tech Innovation Campus building

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City Council unanimously approved designs for Virginia Tech’s first Innovation Campus academic building alongside amendments to the broader North Potomac...

Council moves forward with demolition of Heritage buildings

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City Council unanimously affirmed the decision of the Board of Architectural Review to approve demolition of The Heritage, a 244-unit...

Your Views: The morals of governing

To the editor: In Old Town’s southwest quadrant, New York real estate developer Asland Capital Management and their Arlington-based legal representative Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley &...

Legislators near the finish line on a very special General Assembly...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com From the beginning, the current Virginia General Assembly special session was unlike any other. The drawn-out session, which started on Aug....

Council considers draft accessory dwelling unit policy

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com During Tuesday evening’s legislative session, City Council members considered a policy that could allow residents to have accessory dwelling units...

WMATA proposes eliminating bus routes

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is proposing budget cuts that could result in decreased rail and bus service in Alexandria. Like...

Your Views: City prioritizes developers over residents

To the editor: I want to thank the Alexandria Times for your coverage and editorials highlighting our city’s administrative processes. I’ve found that content to...

Your Views: A shout out for citizen activism

To the editor: Sept. 17 was Constitution Day. Reviewing our numerous amendments to the Constitution, we need to take pride in citizens’ groups which have...

Your Views: A stealthy urbanist agenda

To the editor: I think that most residents agree that keeping housing affordable is a noble endeavor. So do I, but it’s becoming clearer that...

Your Views: Alexandria has overcome systemic racism

To the editor: I want to express my thanks to the Alexandria City Council for their concern with and combating of systemic racism. In a...