Tag: city hall

Tree lighting held at city hall

By Kassidy McDonald | [email protected] On Nov. 19 residents of Alexandria, their families, city officials and even Santa Claus helped kick off the holiday season...

City Hall Watch: Whose priorities are these?

By Bill Rossello After their spring retreat, City Council announced its six priorities for their current term. Why is it not surprising that the list doesn’t...

Your Views: Who’s responsible for the Potomac Yard Metro delay?

To the editor: Katy Cannady’s letter pinned the responsibility for the delay in opening the new Potomac Yard metro station squarely on city hall’s decision...

City Hall Watch: The deck is stacked

By Bill Rossello The more we learn about the $87 million Duke Street Bus Rapid Transit project, the more troubling it seems for residents. In...

Alexandria holds naturalization ceremony

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria held its first in-person annual Citizenship Day celebration on Tuesday in Market Square, where 25 candidates...

Mayor discusses fall legislative priorities

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council held its first 2022-2023 legislative meeting on Tuesday evening, in which a discussion took place about the General...

City hosts second annual centenarian celebration

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] As a young boy, Walter Hammersley delivered newspapers across the City of Alexandria. He would ride his bike up and...

Your Views: Civic engagement needed on housing policy

To the editor: City hall expects development projects to get through the process expeditiously, even if it means cutting corners, such as with the Eisenhower...

Your Views: Environmental shell game

To the editor: Jason Muller’s “End the clean car surtax” is one of those letters to the editor likely to be influential because it calls...

Your Views: Unconstitutional street renaming rules

To the editor: Your article on renaming Lee Street, “Residents divided over petition to rename Lee Street,” in the Aug. 5 Alexandria Times tries to...