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Scooters in Alexandria Part 1: Electric scooters bolt into Alexandria, spark...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With spring in full bloom, the birds are out and chirping in Alexandria, and joining the flock, to the dismay...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

WMATA extends summer shutdown by six days

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After promising that the summer shutdown of all Alexandria Metro stations would be complete by Labor Day, the Washington Metropolitan...

Council approves revised Landmark Mall master plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Landmark Mall, Alexandria’s major West End development project, took a significant step forward, as city council approved a revised master...

City council opposes Virginia American Water rate increase

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A Virginia American Water Company proposal to significantly increase water rates in Alexandria was met with vehement opposition from city...

Council approves live poultry butchery

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved the controversial permit for a live poultry butcher shop on Colvin Street at its Tuesday night legislative...

Hank’s Pasta Bar expansion to include rooftop dining

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to add rooftop dining, increase the number of seats and increase the hours of operation of Hank’s...

Council raises proposed maximum tax rate

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted to increase the advertised real estate tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 by a half cent, from...

City council defers action on pay-by-phone parking pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s controversial pay-by-phone parking pilot was docketed for possible permanent passage at Saturday’s city council public hearing, but due...

Alexandria braces for summer Metro shutdown

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As the three-month summer Metro shutdown looms, city staff and city council are struggling to reach consensus on solutions that...