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Mo Seifeldein to run for mayor

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Councilor Mo Seifeldein announced that he is running for mayor in the upcoming local election, in which he will face...

Your Views: Who gets to define unity?

To the editor: In response to the Jan. 21 Alexandria Times editorial, “In Search of Unity,” I was shocked that two members of City Council,...

Late night council meeting leads to debate over civilian police oversight...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council voted to send a series of models for a civilian police oversight board to the community for feedback...

Our View: Wanted: Better approach to affordable housing

Important issues will be discussed during next year’s local election campaign, such as approaches to street design, school capacity, in-person learning and environmental preservation. We...

Council updates affordable housing policy

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved an update to the city’s affordable housing contribution policy at the Dec. 12 public hearing. Additional...

Council approves West End senior living facility

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] City Council approved plans for a new West End senior living facility at its public hearing on Saturday. The new facility...

Council considers draft accessory dwelling unit policy

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] During Tuesday evening’s legislative session, City Council members considered a policy that could allow residents to have accessory dwelling units...

Your Views: A stealthy urbanist agenda

To the editor: I think that most residents agree that keeping housing affordable is a noble endeavor. So do I, but it’s becoming clearer that...

City council approves new Avanti Holdings project

By Margo Wagner | [email protected] Alexandria City Council voted to amend the Braddock Road Metro Station Neighborhood Plan and rezone to allow for the construction...

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...