Tag: city council

Duke St. In Motion: a city divided

Strong feelings held for and against the transit proposal BY AMY WILL Climate-conscious transportation, pedestrian safety and passionate talk of a more livable Alexandria have been front and...

Council hears plan for flood mitigation: Street renaming also considered during...

By Thompson Eskew City Council received an updated review of the Department of Project Implementation’s flood mitigation efforts along Alexandria’s waterfront, as well as the...

SRO agreement slated for vote: Board and city leaders discuss MOU...

By Amy Will | [email protected] A much-anticipated revised memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Police Department to keep police officers...

City Hill Watch with Bill Rossello: Coveting the land we live...

By Bill Rossello Is it time to cry “nonsense” on the city’s “Zoning for Housing, Housing for All” initiative? The unwieldy name derives from two sets...

Corrected Your View: New Metro station is an ugly scar

To the editor: In the April 27 Alexandria Times article “City readies for Metro ribbon-cutting,” Mayor Justin Wilson is quoted as stating that federal agencies...

Our View: When we don’t want to know

  It’s human nature to avoid bad news. Sometimes we delay a needed medical exam for fear of what will be found. Sometimes we avoid...

City readies for Metro ribbon-cutting; Environmentalists seek post-remediation soil reports, lament...

By Amy Will | [email protected] Opening day for the Potomac Yard Metro Station has been set for May 19 – proving that environmental obstacles, controversies...

Inside the Taylor Run restoration: Passionate residents collaborate with willing city...

By Amy Will  | [email protected] Three million dollars slipped through the city’s fingers last week after City Council announced it would rescind two grants backing...

Your View: Over taxation is complex

To the editor: Something is surely wrong here when it comes to Alexandria’s city hall’s doings, but over-taxation is more complex than even your editorial...

Is business booming? New BID initiative causes ripples down King Street

By Brianne McConnell | [email protected] First in a series For the second time in six years, a business improvement district is being considered in Old Town. Many...