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Hugo Black house renovation advances, council affirms BAR decision

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Hugo Black house controversy came to a peak in the crowded city council chambers on Tuesday evening, when council...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

City council opposes Virginia American Water rate increase

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A Virginia American Water Company proposal to significantly increase water rates in Alexandria was met with vehement opposition from city...

New Robinson Landing restaurants, including a restaurant on the pier, earn...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to approve three new restaurant spaces at the former Robinson Terminal South site on the waterfront at...

Hank’s Pasta Bar expansion to include rooftop dining

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to add rooftop dining, increase the number of seats and increase the hours of operation of Hank’s...

Council raises proposed maximum tax rate

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council voted to increase the advertised real estate tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 by a half cent, from...

Council approves zoning and development changes

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Conversations around parking dominated the public hearing on Saturday, but city council also approved several zoning changes along with a...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

Council approves Old Town North arts anchor

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com During the new city council’s abbreviated first public hearing on Jan. 12, council unanimously approved a development special use permit...