Tag: duke street

Duke Street crash raises street racing concerns

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A car crash in the 3200 block of Duke Street left one person dead and two others badly injured late on...

City issues red-light ticket refunds

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria is issuing refunds for erroneous red-light speeding tickets that were given over a three-and-a-half-year period, according...

Our View: The city taketh away, and the city sort of...

No one was surprised when City Council approved a six-townhome redevelopment project at the corner of Duke and South Union streets at Saturday’s public...

Council OKs townhouses on Duke Street, residents push back

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council approved a development special use permit for the construction of six townhouses on Duke Street during a public hearing...

My View: Transparency needed in grant funding with Frank Putzu

Local governments like the City of Alexandria use a complex pipeline of intergovernmental grants and loans to deliver necessary public services and critical investment...

Police investigate Duke Street robbery

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria police officers are investigating a robbery that took place on Tuesday night in the 4300 block of Duke Street,...

Another Seminary Road debacle? Duke Street redesign commences

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Duke Street is about to get a lot more buses. In early 2021, city staff will begin collecting community input for...

Elderly resident rescues dog walker pinned under 500-pound headstone

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When Suzanne Dalton went out to walk her her dog in Bethel Cemetery, a cemetery located in the Wilkes Street...

Our View: Telling more of Alexandria’s black history

It’s exciting when a city known for its history is able to significantly enhance its storytelling. That’s happening now in Alexandria with black history. This...

Exploring Alexandria’s African American history

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] February is Black History Month, but for city historians and black residents, every month is an opportunity to tell stories...