Tag: community

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...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings Sixty days can either seem like a long time or like no time at all. In some ways, my first sixty...

Our View: Local events highlight the fall busy season

Labor Day didn’t just mark the end of summer – it also represented the start of our region’s busy season. Those who drove on the...

My View: New Americans make big contributions

By Heather Peeler This summer, ACT for Alexandria engaged residents, donors and nonprofit leaders to understand their vision for Alexandria and the ways in which...

AlexRenew names outfalls remediation effort, plans community meetings

AlexRenew, which is working with the city to meet the state mandate to remediate its four outfalls by mid-2025, has named this effort RiverRenew. ...

ACPS plans to address high school capacity crunch

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com With a rapidly growing student population and facilities that can’t keep up, Alexandria City Public Schools has taken the first...

Our view: National Night Out helps build community

Two significant numbers this week in Alexandria are 35 and 36. Tuesday was the 35th annual National Night Out, which is a nationwide crime and...

Free program helps city children score

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com Alexandria Soccer Association Executive Director Tommy Park believes there’s power in playing soccer at a young age. Park, through a collaboration...
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