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My View: New Americans make big contributions

By Heather Peeler This summer, ACT for Alexandria engaged residents, donors and nonprofit leaders to understand their vision for Alexandria and the ways in which...

The road to Juilliard

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  March 28, 2018, was an ordinary day for Bethlehem Hadgu – until it wasn’t. The T.C. Williams High School senior was...

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office makes changes to ICE agreement

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office now requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody of inmates at the Alexandria Detention Center...

Newcomer Canek Aguirre runs for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com When Canek Aguirre, a first-generation American citizen and the son of Mexican immigrants, was growing up in California, he often...

Activists promote census to minorities

Door-to-door work begins throughout the region
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