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Decision nears on name for park at the foot of King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an...

Letter to the Editor: Flawed park naming process is no joke

To the editor: While the article “Naming process draws Ire(ish)” in the Sept. 20 Alexandria Times addressed some of the Ballyshaners concerns, it did not...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...

Pat Troy, Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade founder, dies at 76

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Pat Troy, founder of Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, died days after serving as grand marshal of the event. The...

Photos: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

After being rescheduled several weeks ago due to extreme weather, this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade took place on a sunny Sunday. The dog show...

St. Patrick’s Day festivities to hit Alexandria this weekend

Though St. Patrick's Day isn't for another two weeks, the festivities will begin early in Old Town this Saturday with the 37th Annual Alexandria...

Ballyshaner fundraiser to support St. Pat’s parade

The Ballyshaners will host its annual fundraiser Sunday at Pat Troy's Ireland's Own to support this year's parade, which is scheduled for March 6
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