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Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...

Your Views: Protests are a millennial moment

To the editor: Protests across the United States should be seen as more than just demonstrations against overly aggressive policing, but also of millennial push-back...

Alexandria officials, community leaders respond to the killing of George Floyd

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com What appeared to be a couple hundred people gathered outside the Alexandria Police Department headquarters on Tuesday night, standing in...

City council adopts new housing goals

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com With Amazon’s HQ2 and Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus coming to the region, the city is proposing new housing goals to...

King Street pedestrian zone takes shape

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com To close or not to close? The question has been at the heart of ongoing conversations about whether the 100...

Council updates city’s vision for Eisenhower East

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council updated the 2003 Eisenhower East small area plan to push for more affordable housing, open space and pedestrian...

Our View: Telling more of Alexandria’s black history

It’s exciting when a city known for its history is able to significantly enhance its storytelling. That’s happening now in Alexandria with black history. This...

Seminary Road update goes before council next week

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council is slated to hear an update about the controversial restructuring of Seminary Road at its legislative meeting on...

Exploring Alexandria’s African American history

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com February is Black History Month, but for city historians and black residents, every month is an opportunity to tell stories...

City council approves phase two e-scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously to approve a phase II dockless e-scooter pilot program at its public hearing on Saturday. The phase II...