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Your Views: Density quest is not egalitarian

To the editor: I’m all in favor of affordable housing. But don’t be tricked – it’s a feel-good phrase. It shrouds the intent to make...

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...

After flooding, council declares local emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In the wake of the July 8 storm that dumped a month’s worth of rain on the region in little...

Smedberg named WMATA board of directors chairman

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Board of Directors elected former Alexandria City Councilor Paul Smedberg as its next chairman Thursday...

Potomac Yard Metro Station’s southern entrance gets scaled back

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted unanimously to simplify the design of the southern entrance of the Potomac Yard Metro Station at its...

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...

Fire Chief Robert Dubé announces retirement

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria Fire Chief Robert Dubé is retiring effective July 3, according to a city news release. Dubé, who has served as...

Potomac Yard Metro southern entrance returns to chopping block

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The saga of the Potomac Yard Metro station’s controversial southern entrance returns, and according to a city news release, the...

Your Views: Too many snafus on Black house

To the editor: I attended the appeal of the Board of Architectural Review hearing heard before Alexandria City Council on May 14. The original expectation...

Trees planted in honor of former Mayor Allison Silberberg

Three Heritage River Birch trees were planted in former Mayor Allison Silberberg's honor at Oronoco Bay Park on April 30.  "I am very touched," Silberberg...