Tag: Justin Wilson

Our View: This season, the more the merrier

It’s the most wonderful season. Yes, the holidays are also nice, but we’re talking about the start of another local election cycle, and all of...

Sunrise Senior Living’s North Old Town location moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Sunrise Senior Living’s planned Old Town facility passed its most significant hurdle on Nov. 18 when city council unanimously approved...

City council considers, clashes over future of Cameron Run Park

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The future of Cameron Run Regional Park on Eisenhower Avenue inspired a spirited debate at city council’s legislative meeting on Tuesday...

Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announces mayoral run

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announced on Monday morning that he will run for mayor in 2018, setting the stage for a...

City Democrats celebrate statewide wins

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott The mood was visibly  tense as a watch party organized by the Alexandria Democratic Committee began at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at...

Council to consider new parking standards

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Parking Standards For New Development Task Force and the Transportation & Environmental Services department brought proposed changes to parking standards before...

Letter to the Editor: City’s top-down BID approach doesn’t work

As two of the many vocal opponents of the proposed Old Town business improvement district, we applaud the decision by City Manager Mark Jinks to...

City council discusses potential farmers’ market changes

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At Tuesday night’s legislative session, council members discussed potential improvements for the Old Town Farmers’ Market. Mae Carroll, Old Town...

City’s Old Town BID decision met with mixed reactions

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  More than a year after an exploratory committee began developing plans to create a business improvement district in Old Town, City...

Tim Lovain reflects on eight years on city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]imes.com  Councilor Tim Lovain, who is in the midst of his third city council term, said he won’t seek reelection in...