Tag: funding

Carpenter’s Shelter, AHDC project breaks ground

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The effort to build a new Carpenter’s Shelter has been years in the making. Construction on the new shelter and...

ACPS plans to address high school capacity crunch

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com With a rapidly growing student population and facilities that can’t keep up, Alexandria City Public Schools has taken the first...

Council approves funding changes for Ramsey Homes, Lacy Court Apartments

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council voted unanimously at its legislative meeting on May 22 to approve funding changes for Ramsey Homes and Lacy...

Letter to the editor: Our police need competitive pay

To the editor: As the widow of a fallen Alexandria police officer and the mother of an Alexandria police officer, I am very concerned about...

Letter to the Editor: Council should call the question for affordable...

To the Editor:  Alexandria has lost more than 17,000 market-affordable rental homes since 2000 – a shocking 90 percent loss of the city’s moderately priced housing...

Our View: Affordable housing needs dedicated funding

Kudos to city council for holding a lengthy discussion on funding options for affordable housing during its legislative meeting Tuesday night. The decimation of Alexandria’s...

Council mulls restaurant meal tax increase, voluntary contribution to fund affordable...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council discussed options to establish a dedicated funding stream toward affordable housing at a legislative meeting on Tuesday night. The...

Q&A: Incoming ACPS superintendent Hutchings ready to return

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Since being named superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools in December, Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr. has been preparing to...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 2: City treatment program faces staffing, funding...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As Alexandria’s opioid crisis continues to grow, the city’s treatment program – one of four run by local governments in Virginia...

City Council expected to set record-setting tax hike

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council is poised to approve an unprecedented 5.7 cent real estate tax hike when it votes to approve...
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