Tag: elizabeth bennett-parker

City Council to expedite flood mitigation projects

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council and Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff engaged in a lengthy conversation about increasing the city’s flood...

Council sends community police review board back to staff

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council sent a proposed ordinance establishing a community police review board back to the drawing board during Tuesday’s legislative...

Your Views: Bennett-Parker should condemn violence

To the editor: I was disappointed to read the statement of Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker in response to the recent arrest of her aide on...

Your Views: Vice mayor should have disavowed destruction

To the editor: So the legislative aide to Alexandria Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker was arrested for “assault on a police officer” in the District of...

Assistance from a distance: Nonprofits adapt to meet community needs

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] In these uncertain times, the pressure has never been greater for nonprofit organizations to provide assistance vital to many residents’...

Seminary Road update goes before council next week

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council is slated to hear an update about the controversial restructuring of Seminary Road at its legislative meeting on...

City human rights code to include gender identity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously voted to amend Alexandria’s human rights code to include protections for gender identity at Saturday’s public hearing....

City council approves phase two e-scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve a phase II dockless e-scooter pilot program at its public hearing on Saturday. The phase II...

Your Views: Seminary decision an example of non-representative government

To the editor: Recent changes on Seminary Road from four lanes to three lanes and the addition of two bike lanes has sparked major controversy. To...

Councilor Amy Jackson calls for reversal of Seminary road diet

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In a surprise to fellow members of council and city staff, Councilor Amy Jackson made a motion during Tuesday’s legislative...