Tag: COVID-19

Your Views: We need some COVID-19 kindness

To the editor: Alexandria’s spike in COVID-19 cases in late December and the subsequent increase in hospitalizations soon after is not a story unique to...

What we know about COVID-19: Masks, vaccines and tests

By Dr. Vivek Sinha For the past two years the world has lived under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic started, there...

ACPS joins lawsuit against Youngkin

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools and six other Virginia school districts filed a joint lawsuit on Monday opposing Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R-VA)...

Bill Reagan bids adieu

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] At the end of this month, Bill Reagan, the executive director of the Alexandria Small Business Development Center, will retire following...

Your Views: Your favorite places need you during restaurant week

To the editor: Restaurant Week starts on Friday and runs for 10 days through Jan. 30. If there was ever a time that your...

Our View: ‘Resilience’ is the word for 2022

The swearing in of Alexandria’s incoming elected team on Monday night was the perfect metaphor for what it will continue to take to survive...

School Board sworn in during virtual ceremony

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The incoming Alexandria School Board took office in a virtual induction ceremony on Tuesday night.  The evening began with each member, separated...

Mayor, council sworn in

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Monday night was filled with pivots as the incoming Alexandria City Council took office in a virtual ceremony prompted by the...

COVID-19 hospitalizations bump up

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] In the last seven days, Alexandria has continued its upward surge in COVID-19 cases and test positivity, and hospitalizations were...

ANALYSIS: COVID-19 cases more than doubled in past week

By Denise Dunbar Cases of COVID-19 in Alexandria more than doubled in the seven days ending on Tuesday, apparently fueled by the highly contagious Omicron...