Tag: Justin Wilson

Back in Session: ACPS celebrates first day of school

Alexandria students strapped on their backpacks and hopped on the bus for the first day of school on Tuesday. With a marching band at...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

Your Views: Don’t shrink Seminary

To the editor: The Alexandria City Council is set to vote in mid-September to reduce the number of automobile lanes on Seminary Road while simultaneously...

Wegmans breaks ground off of Eisenhower Avenue

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected] Carlyle Crossing, the new town center off of Eisenhower Avenue to be anchored by Wegmans Food Market, broke ground on Mandeville...

City sells $5.3 million worth of Old Town public property

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council voted to sell four plots of city property to a private investment firm for $5.3 million at its July 9...

Council adopts Environmental Action Plan 2040

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to adopt the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan 2040 at its July 9 public hearing, pledging a 50...

City council votes to expand preschool capacity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria’s early childhood education programs took center stage at city council’s legislative meeting on June 25, as council members voted...

Updated Green Building Policy sets stricter standards for new developments

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At its public hearing Saturday, city council approved an update to the city’s Green Building Policy that sets stricter environmental...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

AHDC secures loan for affordable housing complex

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] City council voted unanimously Tuesday night to loan $1.8 million to the Alexandria Housing Development Corporation for the acquisition of The...