Tag: john chapman

Community effort underway to vaccinate Alexandria’s Black community for COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] As Alexandria attempts to hit its 80% vaccination target by the end of the summer, the health department and various...

Council approves first half of American Rescue Plan funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved allocations for the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funding that was given to the...

Justin Wilson and incumbent council members win big in Democratic primary

By Cody Mello-Klein and Olivia Anderson | [email protected] [email protected] The result of Tuesday’s Democratic mayoral primary looked similar to 2018, as Incumbent Mayor Justin Wilson...

Your Views: Aguirre and Chapman must go

To the editor: The Alexandria Times editorial endorsements underestimate the egregiousness of City Council’s refusal to fund school resource officers as an aggression against...

Our View: Alexandria Times endorsements

Every three years, Alexandria’s local elections provide a spark of civic engagement. In this mostly one-party town, the Democratic primary tends to be the main...

My View with John Chapman: Why I’m running for council

As a fourth-generation Alexandrian, serving my hometown is personal for me. For the past eight years, I have had the pleasure of serving you...

Council pauses Taylor Run stream restoration

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council decided to pause the controversial Taylor Run stream restoration project, as well as a similar project in Strawberry...

Council approves American Rescue Plan spending

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council approved the immediate use of $450,000 in American Rescue Plan funding to extend food distribution and housing assistance...

Candidate profile: John Chapman eyes fourth council term

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After three terms on City Council, John Chapman isn’t looking to slow down. Chapman officially launched his re-election campaign on...

Council delays vote on stormwater utility fee increase

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council voted to defer an initial vote on city staff’s 10-year flood mitigation plan, which includes a 100% increase...