Tag: old town

Your Views: A proposed solution to Old Town parking woes

To the editor: As a 20-plus year resident of Old Town Alexandria, it is obvious to everyone, with the possible exception of the anti-car crowd,...

Your Views: Our city manager is not overpaid

To the editor: Recently you have printed several letters accusing the City of Alexandria of overpaying its top professional staff. Comparisons have been made with...

Our View: New year, new decade

2020. The year we have just entered sounds futuristic and hip. Mathematicians must be overjoyed, numerologists ecstatic. The last double number year was 1919, right after...

Permit parking changes approved by city council

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved a staff-recommended change to amend the city’s residential permit parking program during its public hearing on Saturday. While...

Our View: Responsiveness on parking

Saturday’s public hearing is an example of the city heeding the wishes of residents on an issue important to them. After city staff proposed limiting...

Photos: A festive weekend in Alexandria

The holidays were in full swing last weekend throughout Alexandria. From Old Town to Del Ray, there was no shortage of festive activities. The...

My View | Denise Dunbar: Get that scooter off my sidewalk

Part 1 of 2 Frequent readers of the Alexandria Times know that during 2019 this newspaper has exhaustively reported on scooters in our city. In...

Your Views: Building Metro on wetlands will cause more flooding

To the editor: Our local government just announced that it has won a great victory by at last obtaining the necessary federal permit to destroy...

Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Shop local this holiday season

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] It’s officially gift-giving season, and the Times is here to help you sort through all your wish-list needs. Over the...

Amazon gift helps Carpenter’s Shelter reach fundraising goal

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter hit the $2 million fundraising goal for its New Heights Campaign on Monday courtesy of a $300,000 cash...