Tag: john chapman

Why I’m running for reelection to Council

By John T. Chapman As a fourth-generation Alexandrian, my connections to this city run deep. As a person who believes strongly in acts of service,...

First quarter fundraising reports released in 2024 Democratic primary

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Councilor and mayoral candidate Alyia Gaskins raised $103,113 in the first quarter of 2024, easily outpacing Vice Mayor Amy Jackson,...

2024 Candidate Profile: John Chapman seeks fifth Council term

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] John Chapman’s reelection campaign is in full swing as he runs for his fifth term on City Council. He stands...

Tying the knot: Simmer to boil

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Monika and John Chapman’s love story is a slow burn. Though they married in 2019, the couple had known each...

Celebrating Black Business Month

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Lauren Crisler launched her new candle business, Bashford & Pitt, in April 2021. Although she had been making candles for...

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...