Tag: COVID-19

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...

Your Views: Suspend all land use meetings during COVID-19 crisis

To the editor: The following is an open letter to Mayor Justin Wilson, members of city council and City Manager Mark Jinks: We would like to...

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...

Real Talk: Navigating the real estate market during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Diann Carlson Stay at home. Good advice to us all, but what if you want to move? How is our local market being impacted? The...

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...