Tag: historic alexandria

Out of the Attic: Alexandria and the Star-Spangled Banner

Alexandria might have little to do with the creation of Flag Day, but do you know how our city connects to the writing of...

Your Views: Alexandria needs a maritime museum

To the editor: Katie Cannady was spot on in her letter in the May 19 Alexandria Times, “Put the fourth ship in a museum”...

Your Views: 5G and our historic neighborhoods

To the editor: I was recently greeted with a “Public Notice” sign on the telephone pole just outside the front door of the historic property...

City plans to buy and preserve Freedom House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The City of Alexandria announced that it plans to purchase Freedom House, the historic site of a former slave trading...

Our View: Signs, signs everywhere signs

Kudos also to the City of Alexandria for the helpful new signs that have been installed throughout the city. These signs are attractive and...

Replica historic tall ship officially approved

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved a short-term lease agreement with the Tall Ship Providence Foundation, allowing the organization to sail replica...

Tax assessment gap widens

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At Tuesday evening’s legislative session, city council received and passed a staff report on 2018 real property assessments, approved a...