Tag: northern virginia

Virginia Tech announces larger site for Innovation Campus

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

Your Views: Slaughterhouse would harm city’s image

To the editor: I wholeheartedly object to having a business that allows customers to pick a chicken and have it weighed and then slaughtered within...

City extends lease to manage Cameron Run Park with NOVA Parks

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council extended a lease with NOVA Parks at its Saturday public hearing for the use of the Cameron Run...

Small Business Spotlight: Threadleaf owner moves from White House to retail

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Nicole McGrew didn’t envision opening a boutique of her own when she left her job at the White House in January...

Spring2ACTion breaks fundraising records in eighth year

Spring2ACTion, the annual online giving event for Alexandria nonprofits, outraised last year's total by more than $100,000. This year's event, which took place on April...

Letter to the Editor: Council should call the question for affordable...

To the Editor:  Alexandria has lost more than 17,000 market-affordable rental homes since 2000 – a shocking 90 percent loss of the city’s moderately priced housing...

Alexandria members of MS-13 convicted of kidnapping, murder

Three Alexandria residents were sentenced to mandatory life in prison for their role in a kidnapping, murder and extortion conspiracy in Northern Virginia, the...

Beth El Hebrew Congregation names new senior rabbi

Alexandria's Beth El Hebrew Congregation has named a new senior rabbi, the congregation announced in a news release. Rabbi David Spinrad will begin his new...

Flu strikes Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] This year’s flu outbreak has impacted more people and brought about more severe symptoms than it has in several years. Christina...

Alexandria hit-and-run leads to series of crashes, a carjacking

A hit-and-run in Alexandria led to a domino effect of crashes in Northern Virginia on Monday evening, according to a Virginia State Police news...