Tag: Justin Wilson

Your Views: Race and housing

To the editor: Mayor Justin Wilson seems obsessed with race as his go-to reason for one of his ill-conceived policy proposals. In fact, his...

City considers police body cameras

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Police body cameras have long been a wish list item for Alexandrians, and a proposal from City Manager Jim Parajon...

City Council approves Old Town private school, as residents cite safety...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A new private elementary school will be coming to North Washington Street in Old Town after City Council approved a...

Minnie Howard assault statement criticized

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria rushed to issue a statement on March 18 hours after an article critical of the city’s handling...

Your Views: Alexandria has a vibrant local democracy

To the editor: As a new resident to Alexandria, I take notice of community characteristics that might have become background or “the norm” to long-term...

Anna Leider, former registrar, dies at 62

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Anna Leider, the former voter registrar who managed 41 city elections, lost her battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer...

Longtime former registrar Anna Leider dies at 62

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Anna Leider, the former voter registrar who oversaw more than 40 elections in the city, died On Feb. 12 from...

Mayor outlines “common ground” areas with Gov. Youngkin

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson shared a letter addressed to incoming Gov. Glenn Youngkin outlining areas of cooperation he hopes the two...

Outgoing councilors honored by colleagues

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The legislative meeting on Tuesday night was the last such event for three members of City Council: Vice Mayor Elizabeth...

Arts commission criticizes proposed changes to Torpedo Factory

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s proposals for the future of the Torpedo Factory Art Center have received criticism from artists, and during its...