Tag: City of Alexandria

Alexandria hosts annual birthday bash on Saturday

Alexandria will host its annual birthday celebration on Saturday at Oronoco Bay Park.  The celebration, which will commemorate the city's 269th birthday and the United...

Historic ship dismantled at Robinson Landing site

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Archaeologists have dismantled and removed one of the 18th-century ships discovered in March at the Robinson Landing site, developer EYA announced June...

Letter to the community: An apology for the Potomac Yard Metro...

To the Alexandria Community: Since the 1970s, the city has worked closely with residents and businesses toward the vision of a new Potomac Yard Metro...

Council discusses salary increases, affordable housing at legislative meeting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council passed the ordinance on first reading to increase annual compensation for mayor to $41,600 and for other members of...

Election 2018: Vice Mayor Justin Wilson wins Democratic mayoral primary

The Alexandria Times will post live results and election coverage from the Democratic Primary on Tuesday. The final results Democratic mayoral primary (*incumbent)  Vice Mayor Justin...

Our View: Potomac Yard Metro obfuscation erodes trust

The general erosion of trust is one of the saddest components of our modern era. It takes a long time to gain trust; conversely, trust...

Ship uncovered at Hotel Indigo secures second grant

By Michaela Gleeson | mgleeson@alextimes.com The 18th-century ship found at the site of Hotel Indigo in 2015 has gotten the attention of the National Park Service. The NPS,...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The elements of a murder indictment

By Bryan Porter Anyone who has ever watched a police procedural will recognize this scene: a hardscrabble homicide detective with a harsh Bronx accent sits in a cramped office...

City names permanent city archaeologist

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks has made acting city archaeologist Eleanor Breen's role permanent, the city announced Monday. Breen joined the city...

Letter to the Editor: Environment, businesses and education: are they compatible?

To the editor: It was Richard Nixon who, on Dec. 2, 1970, proposed the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency. Just before that, President Lyndon Johnson...
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