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Your Views: Religion no factor in slaughterhouse opposition

To the editor: City Councilor Del Pepper’s remark about the Halal poultry butchery, that “we need to share with our Muslim friends and neighbors that...

Your Views: More on the chicken slaughterhouse

To the editor: It has come to my attention that the Alexandria City Council – specifically Mayor Justin Wilson and councilors John Chapman, Canek Aguirre,...

Council approves live poultry butchery

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council approved the controversial permit for a live poultry butcher shop on Colvin Street at its Tuesday night legislative...

Council makes Old Town parking pilot permanent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to make a pay-by-phone parking pilot permanent at its public hearing on Saturday. The pilot program, which has...

Council raises proposed maximum tax rate

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council voted to increase the advertised real estate tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 by a half cent, from...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

New mayor, council sworn in

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Change was in the air of the T.C. Williams High School auditorium on the evening of Jan. 2 as Mayor...

New council holds first legislative meeting

The new city council, which was sworn in on Jan. 2, gathered for its first legislative session of 2019 on Tuesday evening. It was also...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

Our View: Assessing Alexandria’s local election

Nationwide the vaunted blue wave was real, and though not the tsunami predicted at one point, in Alexandria it helped lift the full Democratic...
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