Tag: john chapman

A southward journey: City plans Alabama pilgrimage to honor lynching victims

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City of Alexandria officials are currently planning a trip, tentatively scheduled for October 2022, to Montgomery, Alabama to honor two victims...

Alexandria recovers after receiving almost 10 inches of snow

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria experienced its first snowstorm of the year on Monday, as some areas of the city were hit with up...

Your Views: Public debate, private scheming

To the editor: After City Council voted to restore school resource officers on Oct. 12, we submitted a Freedom of Information Act request related...

Sunshine Law: A closer look

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Times received FOIAed documents earlier this month consisting of text and email exchanges between four City Council members who...

Your Views: Aguirre, Chapman must go

To the editor: No doubt, City Councilor Canek Aguirre has done noble things in his life to help vulnerable people, mostly Hispanic immigrants. But...

Speak Easy: The Alexandria Times Podcast

Welcome to Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times' first podcast. Each month, our reporters will sit down with noteworthy residents, business owners, artists and community...

Council amends, renames Transportation Master Plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council approved an amendment to the Alexandria Transportation Master Plan during Saturday’s public hearing that aimed to expand the...

Council hopefuls talk flooding, SROs, crime during public forum

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] All nine City Council candidates hopped on Zoom on Oct. 6 for a virtual forum to provide their thoughts on...

Your Views: Return. SROs. Now.

To the editor: It was truly something to witness firsthand the dismissive attitude of Alexandria’s City Council over the school resource officers issue. We...

Community effort underway to vaccinate Alexandria’s Black community for COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] As Alexandria attempts to hit its 80% vaccination target by the end of the summer, the health department and various...