Tag: City of Alexandria

Judge grants CLA 30 days to amend Zoning for Housing lawsuit...

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] Judge David S. Schell gave the Coalition for a Livable Alexandria 30 days to amend its lawsuit against the city...

Resident-filed lawsuit against 301 N. Fairfax St. project to go before...

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] Tensions ran high at the Saturday City Council public hearing as Council voted to affirm an ordinance related to 301...

Former Mayor Euille was focus of FBI probe

By Alexander Fernandez and Denise Dunbar, Alexandria Journalism Project Seven years ago last month, a volunteer came across a checkbook register that was wedged inside...

Zoning for Housing, explained: What to know ahead of the November...

By Mark Eaton and Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The city’s “Zoning for Housing/Housing for All” proposal is approaching a planned vote from City Council on...

Lawsuit settled between city, Potomac Riverkeepers

By Wafer Salih | [email protected] The Potomac River is slated for a transformative cleanup. The city of Alexandria unveiled a comprehensive $11.8 million plan on...

Our View: Hoop dreams

The University of Georgia’s “two-peat” as college football champs on Monday night ended the college football season, and while the NFL playoffs are just...

Traffic and Parking Board approves removal of parking spaces

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The Traffic and Parking Board voted Monday night to remove five parking spaces along North Pitt and Pendleton streets to accommodate...

Our View: Council must reclaim policy-making role

Policy can be developed in many ways, and some are definitely better than others. Sometimes policy percolates out of think tanks. There, it has...

Your Views: Accountability or an end to trust

To the editor: It’s important city leaders hold people accountable for what they do. A case in point: In 2018, city staff informed council members they’d...

Your Views: Tom of North Washington Street

To the editor: Those of you who have spent time on North Washington Street over the past several years have seen Tom. Homeless, Tom has...