Tag: Justin Wilson

Hugo Black house renovation advances, council affirms BAR decision

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Hugo Black house controversy came to a peak in the crowded city council chambers on Tuesday evening, when council...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Our View: A good budget

With apologies to J.K. Rowling, we are tempted to say, “You’re a wizard, Mark.” How else to view Alexandria’s fiscal year 2020 budget, passed...

Your Views: We’re all investors in Alexandria’s waterways

To the editor: Alexandria’s health and prosperity depend on clean waterways, and clean waterways depend on a well-functioning wastewater system. The Potomac River and its...

Our View: A scooter invasion

There’s an old tale, likely an urban legend, that in 1895, when the first two automobiles arrived in an Ohio town, they promptly drove...

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

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com After promising that the summer shutdown of all Alexandria Metro stations would be complete by Labor Day, the Washington Metropolitan...

Tying the Knot: Mayor Justin Wilson and wife Alex weather the...

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com It likely comes as no surprise that Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson met his wife, Alex Crawford-Batt, at a state Democratic...

Donley did vote for BRAC density

To the editor: In the March 28 Alexandria Times, Bill Goff wrote a letter, “The solution to a residential nightmare,” highlighting why the enormous BRAC...