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City council responds to President Trump’s refugee executive order

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order 1388, which required official consent from state...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 8: The future of e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Are scooters a vibrant new part of Alexandria’s transportation puzzle or a dangerous eyesore? That’s the question, and city residents...

City council newcomers reflect on eight months in office

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council’s first public hearing of the fall is shaping up to be epic in length and community engagement, with...

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...

Mo Seifeldein calls for suspension of scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Councilor Mo Seifeldein is calling for the temporary suspension of the city’s e-scooter pilot program, according to a June 20...

Council considers 2040 Environmental Action Plan

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council discussed the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan, which includes a targeted 50 percent reduction of city greenhouse gas emissions by...

Council considers zoning issues, restaurant SUPs

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria City Council members discussed a number of issues related to zoning requirements, including the need for a comprehensive approach to...

New businesses set to bounce into the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved special use permits for a variety of new businesses ranging from an indoor trampoline park to a...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...