Tag: government shutdown

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: A tale of two shutdowns

Alexandrians are responding to the impacts of two shutdowns – one haphazard and unnecessary no matter your politics, and the other, that’s both anticipated...

Alexandria in Action with Heather Peeler: Act now to support our...

There was a collective sigh of relief upon hearing about the recent agreement to temporarily end the partial federal government shutdown. Many affected workers...

Our View: Local businesses strive to help furloughed workers

Alexandrians have a long history of helping one another out in times of need. We are often cited as one of the leading philanthropic...

Our View: When Metro’s a no-go

Alexandria’s residents and businesses are being hit by a devastating duo of shutdowns this year. As the partial federal government closure hits the month...

Government shutdown hits Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Carolyn Bednarek sits at a table, her hands making small, sometimes stumbling movements with a ball of yarn and knitting...