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Alexandria Times to forego mayoral endorsement

By Alexandria Times Staff | Email staff The Alexandria Times learned when campaign finance reports were released in mid-April that a silent partner in its...

Meals tax, Dominion transmission line reroute approved at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Although the battle against increasing Alexandria’s meals tax from 4 to 5 percent was all but lost, local restaurateurs attempted...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson did advocate for a BID

To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter written by Judy Guse-Noritake, Victoria Vergason and Danielle Romanetti, which appeared in the May...

Letter to the Editor: Watch, evaluate, vote

To the editor: Alexandria City Council’s decision in 2014 to remove three blocks of parking on Upper King Street – a major commuter route where...

Mayoral candidates spar in first debate

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mayor Allison Silberberg and Vice Mayor Justin Wilson faced off in the first mayoral debate on May 2 with a...

Potomac Yard Metro station scaled back, Dominion transmission line revisited at...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project will be scaled back to lower costs to an affordable range, City Manager Mark...

Group files lawsuit against council on Karig Estates changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Four residents of the neighborhood that borders the planned four-house Karig Estates development in the Seminary Ridge neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against...

City manager announces Potomac Yard Metro plan changes

City Manager Mark Jinks has announced significant changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station plan. Jinks said in a memo to Mayor Allison Silberberg and...

Our View: Right road, wrong vehicle

It’s possible to reach the right destination on the back of the wrong horse. That’s our takeaway from city council’s decision at Monday night’s...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s celebrate funding for affordable housing

To the editor: On Monday, city council took a bold step in addressing our housing needs here in Alexandria. A 1 percent increase in the...
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