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City human rights code to include gender identity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously voted to amend Alexandria’s human rights code to include protections for gender identity at Saturday’s public hearing....

Your Views: Admit that refugees come with costs

To the editor: A thousand Alexandria voters supported Trump in the March 2016 Republican Presidential Primary. Are they all blue-collar folks too tired after a...

City council approves Patrick Henry swing space

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At Saturday’s public hearing, city council unanimously approved plans to use the old Patrick Henry School building as an interim...

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

Virginia Paving Company to close Alexandria plant in 2027

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at Saturday’s public hearing to close the Virginia Paving Company’s Eisenhower West asphalt plant in 2027. The...

Torpedo Factory celebrates 100 years as building, 45 years as art...

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory has housed everything from torpedoes and dinosaur bones to World War II files and, now, the works...

Council adopts Environmental Action Plan 2040

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to adopt the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan 2040 at its July 9 public hearing, pledging a 50...

Council considers 2040 Environmental Action Plan

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council discussed the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan, which includes a targeted 50 percent reduction of city greenhouse gas emissions by...

Council considers zoning issues, restaurant SUPs

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria City Council members discussed a number of issues related to zoning requirements, including the need for a comprehensive approach to...

New businesses set to bounce into the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved special use permits for a variety of new businesses ranging from an indoor trampoline park to a...