Tag: FOIA

Delving into data on lawsuits filed against the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] T.C. lights. The Hugo Black House. Ask most Alexandrians, and they’ll be able to recite the details of these controversial,...

AFD response to Seminary Road FOIA emails

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...

Our View: A fund for FOIAs

Requests under the Freedom of Information Act can be expensive, and they're not free for media companies – contrary to popular belief – when...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘Hold to that talking point’

By Frank Putzu As revealed last week, FOIA documents indicate that the Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services officials confused the position of the...

Alexandria Times analysis of Seminary Road FOIA documents

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Despite repeated claims by Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff that the Alexandria Fire Department had significant input into...

Our View: New Times initiatives for 2020

We’re excited to announce two noteworthy initiatives at the Alexandria Times, which we believe will significantly contribute to civic understanding in our city. The first,...

My View | Frank Putzu: Fire Department lacked input on Seminary...

By Frank Putzu This is the first of three My Views that will examine the role of the Alexandria Fire Department in planning prior to...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

Letter to the Editor: Wetlands impact should derail Potomac Yard Metro

To the editor: In a convoluted scenario typically satirized in a Carl Hiaasen novel, Alexandria’s now apparent backroom schemes for building the Potomac Yard Metro...

After FOIAed emails released, city’s Potomac Yard narrative changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The narrative on the Potomac Yard Metro station design changed dramatically following the release of emails after a Freedom of...