Tag: city council

Pets: What’s all the commotion?

By Kim Gilliam In October 2018, the Brookville Road Park opened on state-owned property in Chevy Chase, Maryland to give neighborhood dogs a fenced area...

Torpedo Factory celebrates 100 years as building, 45 years as art...

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory has housed everything from torpedoes and dinosaur bones to World War II files and, now, the works...

Our View: Seminary Road touches on bigger issues

Each year, certain city issues seem to be a little louder than others. Whether our city council is considering putting a slaughterhouse next door to...

Your Views: City lacks transparency on Seminary Road

To the editor: On June 24, 2019, the Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board held a public hearing on the misguided proposal to reduce road capacity...

Your Views: Don’t shrink Seminary

To the editor: The Alexandria City Council is set to vote in mid-September to reduce the number of automobile lanes on Seminary Road while simultaneously...

After flooding, council declares local emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In the wake of the July 8 storm that dumped a month’s worth of rain on the region in little...

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...

Council adopts Environmental Action Plan 2040

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to adopt the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan 2040 at its July 9 public hearing, pledging a 50...

Council approves resolution in support of gun safety

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At its June 25 legislative session, city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the passage of gun safety...

City council votes to expand preschool capacity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria’s early childhood education programs took center stage at city council’s legislative meeting on June 25, as council members voted...