Tag: john chapman

New candidate announces run for council

Shortly before the deadline to run for council as a Democrat arrived, Old Town resident Chris Hubbard threw his hat in the ring.  Hubbard officially...

Nonprofit leader announces council run

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-director for nonprofit Together We Bake, announced Tuesday that she would run for council. Bennett-Parker, who is from Alexandria and resides in...

Council mulls restaurant meal tax increase, voluntary contribution to fund affordable...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council discussed options to establish a dedicated funding stream toward affordable housing at a legislative meeting on Tuesday night. The...

Letter to the Editor: Chapman has long history of housing advocacy

To the editor: As a housing policy analyst and affordable housing advocate for many years in the city, I was confused by Jim Melton’s Feb....

Navy vet, Old Town resident announces council campaign

Matt Feely, an Old Town resident, announced his candidacy for council to the Alexandria Democratic Committee last week. Feely, a retired supply corps captain with...

Letter to the Editor: Chapman should vote for affordable housing, not...

To the editor: This letter is in response to an article written by Missy Schrott in the Jan. 11 edition of the Alexandria Times entitled “John...

School board and city council discuss CIP

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Members of Alexandria’s school board met with their city council counterparts on Monday evening to explain their 10-year Capital Improvement...

Councilor John Chapman seeks reelection

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City Councilor John Chapman announced Jan. 3 that he will seek reelection for another term on council. Since being first elected...

Council votes to create ad hoc city council compensation study committee

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council voted at its Tuesday legislative meeting to create an ad hoc city council compensation study committee. City Manager Mark Jinks recommended...

Local businessman announces candidacy for council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] A fourth newcomer has announced a bid for city council. Robert Ray, the owner of long-running Cavalier Antiques on Prince Street,...