Tag: maintenance

Travel alternatives to consider during the summer Metro station closures

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  After a year of apprehension, the Metro shutdown will officially commence next week, disrupting the commutes and travel routines of...

Alexandria braces for summer Metro shutdown

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As the three-month summer Metro shutdown looms, city staff and city council are struggling to reach consensus on solutions that...

Our View: The school maintenance conundrum

Many of Alexandria’s schools have severe maintenance woes. This is not a new issue, but rather a problem that’s been festering for years –...

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

Q&A: Incoming ACPS superintendent Hutchings ready to return

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Since being named superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools in December, Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr. has been preparing to...