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How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Updated: Amidst opposition, council approves meals tax increase

City council increased the restaurant meals tax from four to five percent at its public hearing Saturday. Council approved the increase, which will go toward...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson has short memory about campaign contributions

In a recent email Vice Mayor Justin Wilson asserted about his mayoralty run: “This is my fifth campaign for office in Alexandria, I have...

Officer accidentally discharges weapon at George Washington Middle School

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com An Alexandria police officer accidentally discharged his weapon Tuesday morning at George Washington Middle School, the Alexandria Police Department announced...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Secret Garden’ beer garden would not be...

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mount Vernon Court Community Association, I am writing to voice opposition to a proposal to open a beer...

Updated Map: St. Patrick’s Day Parade rescheduled to March 18

Following its cancellation due to windy weather earlier in the month, the St. Patrick's Day Parade has been rescheduled to Sunday, the Ballyshaners announced...

Man who pleaded guilty in July shooting sentenced

The teen who pleaded guilty in November to three counts of malicious wounding and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of...

Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week kicks off

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week kicks off on Friday and goes until Feb. 4, featuring 60 local establishments that will each...

Live Oak owners to open Charlie’s on the Avenue

Almost a year and a half ago, Jeremy Barber and Justice Frank made their longin-the-works dream come true by opening Charleston-inspired restaurant Live Oak on Commonwealth...

Our View: Parking vote is about livability

This local election season, it’s time to have a discussion about what kind of Alexandria we want, both now and in the future. Do we...
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