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My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Elizabeth Bennett-Parker I was born in Alexandria. Both of my parents were in the Navy and their service took us many places, but I...

Crowded slate of candidates vies for council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria is moving into election season full steam ahead now that the last call for Democratic candidates to file for...

Nonpartisan political action committee launches ahead of city elections

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A nonpartisan political action committee is seeking to change the city’s political discourse ahead of the June 12 Democratic primary...

New candidate announces run for council

Shortly before the deadline to run for council as a Democrat arrived, Old Town resident Chris Hubbard threw his hat in the ring.  Hubbard officially...

Letter to the Editor: Council should call the question for affordable...

To the Editor:  Alexandria has lost more than 17,000 market-affordable rental homes since 2000 – a shocking 90 percent loss of the city’s moderately priced housing...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Mo Seifeldein Alexandria, energy is contagious and our leaders, in their least effective form, should serve as a symbol of hope. The national energy can...

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker runs for council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-leader of the nonprofit Together We Bake, announced her run for Alexandria City Council at the Alexandria Democratic...

City breaks ground on Interim King Street Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday morning for the soon-to-be Interim King Street Park on the waterfront. The ceremony,...

Council approves Taco Bell Cantina, Secret Garten, Hoffman Town Center phase...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved phases of a mixed-use development at Hoffman Town Center and three new restaurants, including a Taco Bell Cantina in Old...

My View: Why I’m running for re-election

By Mayor Allison Silberberg Just over two years ago, I became mayor of Alexandria. As a candidate, I shared with you my vision for Alexandria,...
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