Tag: community

Seniors: Combatting loneliness in older adults

By Cele Garrett In January 2018, the British government announced the creation of its first Minister of Loneliness. Many people wondered if that was a...

What is Spring2ACTion?

By Brandi Yee Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s annual giving day, takes place April 10. Hosted by ACT for Alexandria, Spring2ACTion is Alexandria’s biggest fundraising event. Since its...

Renée Adams celebrates 10 years of her Del Ray poetry fence

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com To know Renée Adams is to know her love of poetry, and in Del Ray, her name is inextricably linked...

Our View: Allison Silberberg’s legacy as mayor

When Allison Silberberg was sworn in as Alexandria’s new mayor in January 2016, it was the culmination of a whirlwind three years. In her first...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: The future of...

This is the time of year so many of us make wishes for what we want and then hope that they come true over...

Solution to T.C. Williams overcrowding remains elusive

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Alexandria's T.C. Williams High School has a serious overcrowding problem. On that one point, there is total agreement between Alexandria City...

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

Community members gather to discuss Alexandria’s health priorities

Alexandria community members met to examine results from a recent citywide health survey at George Washington Middle School on Nov. 3. Attendees discussed the many...

City kicks off replanning effort for Landmark Mall

After years of stop-and-start planning for Landmark Mall’s redevelopment, the city is kicking off a re-planning effort with several community meetings. The first meeting will...

Ivy Hill Cemetery Executive Director Lucy Goddin seeks to build lasting...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Ivy Hill Cemetery Executive Director Lucy Goddin doesn’t see death when she walks the grounds of the historic Rosemont burial...