Tag: fairfax county

Northern Virginia reopening delayed to May 28

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com After conversations with local officials in five Northern Virginia jurisdictions, Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) has delayed the reopening of the...

Four-alarm fire destroys construction site near Route 1

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com A plume of black smoke billowed above Alexandria on Saturday due to a four-alarm structure fire about a mile south...

City considers closing Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center, a 70-bed youth correctional facility located near Landmark Mall, could potentially close. The center serves...

Your Views: Make the effort to better recycle glass

To the editor: The City of Alexandria and Fairfax County have started a new glass recycling program with the goal of improving recycling rates. Previously,...

Our View: Are we a slaughterhouse city?

We offer no opinion on the advisability or morality of meat consumption. Happily, we live in a free society where people make decisions about diet...

Police investigate bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a bank robbery on Mount Vernon Avenue, APD reported via Twitter today at 1:14...

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Arts: Helping Alexandria inmates find the beauty within

By Jordan Wright When forensic sketch artist Kelli Schollard-Sincock was thinking about how she could make an impact in her community, she recalled a casual comment...

Friday crash injures two people

A car crash on late Friday night in Alexandria resulted in two non-life-threatening injuries, Fairfax Fire & Rescue reported via social media. Fairfax Fire &...

Man sentenced to 14 years for Alexandria robbery

A Fairfax County man was sentenced to serve 14 years in the penitentiary for an Alexandria robbery that occurred in 2016. Matthew Alex Hardy, 28,...