Tag: Douglas MacArthur

City manager proposes 2-cent real estate tax hike with FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, which includes a 2-cent real estate tax increase, to...

School board chooses “forest” concept for Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The school board unanimously approved one of two design concepts for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School rebuild at its Feb....

City and ACPS no longer exploring affordable housing at Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A heated discussion broke out in the community last month about the potential for co-located affordable or workforce housing at...

City considers adding affordable housing to Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Members of the MacArthur Advisory Committee and the community were left scrambling last week after the city indicated it would...

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...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Academic return...

One of the key roles of any superintendent is to ensure school division funding is sufficient to implement the initiatives needed to achieve its...

Douglas MacArthur modernization process begins

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Plans are solidifying for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School modernization project, which will involve demolishing the existing building and constructing...

Our View: In pursuit of fairness

Issues of race and fairness are among the most difficult to reconcile, not just in Alexandria but in our country as a whole. Successful,...

Patrick Henry swing space plan advances

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A preliminary plan to use the old Patrick Henry School building as a swing space while Douglas MacArthur Elementary School...

Our View: Space for a swing

Sometimes the obvious right choice for the community really stinks for a small subsection of residents. That’s our take on the Alexandria school board’s decision...