Tag: coronavirus

Support Alexandria during Spring2ACTion on April 15

By Heather Peeler The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life in Alexandria on so many levels. However, there is one beloved community activity that will continue...

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

The past month was unprecedented. Alexandria City Public Schools experienced events that no superintendent expects to see in their career – but our ACPS...

Our View: Wear a mask. Save a life.

One of the most frustrating aspects of the COVID-19 virus is the sense of helplessness most people feel. Like in a sci-fi movie, we know...

Coronavirus update for April 9: 149 cases in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Health Department reported eight new cases of COVID-19 in Alexandria on April 8, bringing total cases to 149....

City manager restructures budget in response to COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks released the details for the city’s significantly revised – and reduced – fiscal year 2021 budget...

Governor announces auxiliary hospital site at Dulles Expo Center

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Coronavirus cases in Alexandria have escalated rapidly during the past week, with the first resident death due to COVID-19 reported...

School board approves revised academic calendar, considers new grading policy

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D., and Alexandria City Public Schools staff presented changes to the school division's academic calendar and...

Pets: Enrichment activities for your cat

By Victoria Elliott After days of staying home to help flatten the curve of the spread of coronavirus, you may have found a new appreciation...

Residents cope with cabin fever during COVID-19 pandemic

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] In an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Governor Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order for everyone...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Resilience

As a breather from our anxiety with all the unknowns and frustrations over changes to our personal and work patterns, I thought it might...