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

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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...

Potomac Nationals consider move to Alexandria

By Evan Berkowitz | eberkowitz@alextimes.com City leaders have mixed views on the possibility of a minor league baseball team’s return to the Port City, with...

Our View: Let’s mobilize philanthropic Alexandria to fight the opioid crisis

Alexandria is a city with a long philanthropic track record of responding generously, and swiftly, to need. Numerous local nonprofits support at-risk children, shut-in...
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