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City plans to buy and preserve Freedom House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The City of Alexandria announced that it plans to purchase Freedom House, the historic site of a former slave trading...

Pedestrian killed in Duke Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday and left a pedestrian dead, according...

Home Profile: Couple reinvigorates Duke Street home

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] “It lives well.” Repeated like a mantra, with confidence and comfort, Christie Olsen used the term several times while talking about...

Arts, faith and technology converge in new ways at local church

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Twin figures, carved out of stone with hands raised to the sky, eyes searching for something in the clouds, stand...

Your Views: Another scooter near miss

To the editor: I have to concur with the letters to the editor concerning scooters in your April 18 paper. This past Monday, I was...

Your Views: The solution to a residential nightmare

To the editor: The construction of the BRAC and the technology of Google have combined to place the City of Alexandria at the mercy of...

Truck uproots power pole on Duke Street

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Portions of Duke Street are closed this morning due to truck pulling a power pole out of the ground. Eyewitnesses reported...

Pets: City council to recognize Alexandria’s love of pets

By Kim Gilliam As Mayor Allison Silberberg and city council prepare to proclaim April 29 the second annual Alexandria Love Your Pet Day, the organizers of...

Smoking Kow BBQ brings the heat to Duke Street

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Two food trucks and three years since Dylan Kough first got into the local barbeque scene, he’s ready to take...

Water main break disrupts traffic on upper Duke Street

A water main break on upper Duke Street caused traffic disruption Monday morning. The water main break shut down all westbound lanes of Duke Street,...