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Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

City Attorney James Banks steps down

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com James Banks will resign after nine years as Alexandria City Attorney effective Sept. 7, the city announced on Wednesday afternoon. Banks...

City receives 2.89 percent rate of sale for bonds

After recently having its bond ratings reaffirmed in July, the city announced on Monday that it has secured low interest rates on the sale...

New ACPS superintendent plans to spearhead school capacity issues

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Ed.D., Alexandria City Public Schools’ fourth superintendent in five years, said he’s here to stay. The Alexandria...

Lois Berlin reflects on year as superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Lois Berlin didn’t let an interim title and one-year tenure get in the way of moving Alexandria City Public...

Letter to the Editor: Times story was investigative journalism at its...

To the editor: As we sort through the upheavals of the June 12 election, let us not focus only on the results but on some...

Letter to the Editor: City manager, attorney should hit the road

To the editor: Something’s rotten in our local government. We are not being served well by some of our senior public servants. City Manager Mark...

Letter to the community: An apology for the Potomac Yard Metro...

To the Alexandria Community: Since the 1970s, the city has worked closely with residents and businesses toward the vision of a new Potomac Yard Metro...

Council discusses salary increases, affordable housing at legislative meeting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council passed the ordinance on first reading to increase annual compensation for mayor to $41,600 and for other members of...

King Street Corridor initiative secures private funding

By Michaela Gleeson | mgleeson@alextimes.com The King Street Corridor initiative, led by Visit Alexandria, is well underway with 80 percent of its $175,000 goal raised,...
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