Tag: john chapman

Vice Mayor Justin Wilson wins Democratic nomination for mayor

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott Change was the story of Tuesday night’s Democratic primary. Vice Mayor Justin Wilson unseated incumbent Allison Silberberg when he won...

Facing final countdown, council candidates brawl

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Exactly one week before the Democratic primary, the dozen candidates vying for six seats gathered for a final debate on...

Alexandria Times announces city council endorsements

For the first time in years, close campaigns are being simultaneously waged for Alexandria mayor and city council, with the outcomes to be determined...

Council signs off on FY2019 budget, sets stage to approve meals...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council voted on May 3 to endorse a $748.4 million operating budget for Fiscal Year 2019 and tentatively approved...

Council approves FY2019 budget, tentatively approves 1 percent meals tax increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved a $748.4 million FY2019 budget on Thursday, including a tentative 1 percent increase in the restaurant meals...

New candidate announces run for council

Shortly before the deadline to run for council as a Democrat arrived, Old Town resident Chris Hubbard threw his hat in the ring.  Hubbard officially...

Nonprofit leader announces council run

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-director for nonprofit Together We Bake, announced Tuesday that she would run for council. Bennett-Parker, who is from Alexandria and resides in...

Council mulls restaurant meal tax increase, voluntary contribution to fund affordable...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council discussed options to establish a dedicated funding stream toward affordable housing at a legislative meeting on Tuesday night. The...

Letter to the Editor: Chapman has long history of housing advocacy

To the editor: As a housing policy analyst and affordable housing advocate for many years in the city, I was confused by Jim Melton’s Feb....

Navy vet, Old Town resident announces council campaign

Matt Feely, an Old Town resident, announced his candidacy for council to the Alexandria Democratic Committee last week. Feely, a retired supply corps captain with...
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