Tag: del pepper

Nonprofit leader announces council run

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-director for nonprofit Together We Bake, announced Tuesday that she would run for council. Bennett-Parker, who is from Alexandria and resides in...

Council mulls restaurant meal tax increase, voluntary contribution to fund affordable...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council discussed options to establish a dedicated funding stream toward affordable housing at a legislative meeting on Tuesday night. The...

Del Pepper discusses her priorities for Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] When Del Pepper discusses her thoughts on the issues facing Alexandria, her excitement suggests this is her first run for...

Navy vet, Old Town resident announces council campaign

Matt Feely, an Old Town resident, announced his candidacy for council to the Alexandria Democratic Committee last week. Feely, a retired supply corps captain with...

Councilor John Chapman seeks reelection

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City Councilor John Chapman announced Jan. 3 that he will seek reelection for another term on council. Since being first elected...

Lionel Hope dies at 92

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Lionel Hope, Alexandria’s first African American vice mayor and a World War II veteran, died in his sleep at his...

City Democrats celebrate statewide wins

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott The mood was visibly  tense as a watch party organized by the Alexandria Democratic Committee began at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at...

City council weighs in on fall session

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] As city council prepares to begin its fall term with a legislative session on Sept. 12, members say they expect...