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Alexandria braces for summer Metro shutdown

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As the three-month summer Metro shutdown looms, city staff and city council are struggling to reach consensus on solutions that...

Council approves Old Town North arts anchor

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com During the new city council’s abbreviated first public hearing on Jan. 12, council unanimously approved a development special use permit...

New mayor, council sworn in

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Change was in the air of the T.C. Williams High School auditorium on the evening of Jan. 2 as Mayor...

New council holds first legislative meeting

The new city council, which was sworn in on Jan. 2, gathered for its first legislative session of 2019 on Tuesday evening. It was also...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

Our View: Preventative maintenance applies to ethics

Most people consider Alexandria an ably-run city. Our city staff in general are competent, knowledgeable and well-meaning. There have been no scandals in recent...

City takes permanent control of Torpedo Factory

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to give the city permanent control of the Torpedo Factory. The art...

Our View: Assessing Alexandria’s local election

Nationwide the vaunted blue wave was real, and though not the tsunami predicted at one point, in Alexandria it helped lift the full Democratic...

Democrats sweep the city council race, while newcomers, incumbents elected to...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria voted to elect all six Democratic city council candidates during Tuesday’s general election, with a record number of city...

Live results: General Election 2018 in Alexandria

By Alexandria Times staff With 100 percent of results in, Mayor-Elect Justin Wilson won 92.73 percent of the vote.  The final totals of council candidates, from...