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Scooters in Alexandria Part 8: The future of e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Are scooters a vibrant new part of Alexandria’s transportation puzzle or a dangerous eyesore? That’s the question, and city residents...

City council discusses transportation priorities, Planning & Zoning staff at legislative...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] With the first public hearing of the fall in the rearview mirror, city council is back to discussing city business...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Rich in history, yet poised...

The magic of Alexandria is that we’re the home of George Washington, Civil War and Civil Rights history, while we’re also the home of...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

Wegmans breaks ground off of Eisenhower Avenue

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected] Carlyle Crossing, the new town center off of Eisenhower Avenue to be anchored by Wegmans Food Market, broke ground on Mandeville...

City sells $5.3 million worth of Old Town public property

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council voted to sell four plots of city property to a private investment firm for $5.3 million at its July 9...

WMATA to build new headquarters on Eisenhower

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council approved construction of a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office building, pending a development special use permit review, at...

Council approves resolution in support of gun safety

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At its June 25 legislative session, city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the passage of gun safety...

Council considers zoning issues, restaurant SUPs

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria City Council members discussed a number of issues related to zoning requirements, including the need for a comprehensive approach to...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...