Tag: old town

My View: Parking reduction proposals are unfair

By Rod Kuckro Alexandria residents should be very wary of a proposal working its way through city hall that would deny neighborhoods the ability to...

Gallery: What the eclipse looked like in Alexandria

Alexandrians took a break from their schedules on Monday afternoon to view the solar eclipse. The D.C. metro area experienced about 80 percent coverage at...

Our View: Can we ‘put up a parking lot?’

Our city government has declared war on cars. That’s the only conclusion that can be drawn from the totality of its actions in recent years...

City task force mulls business parking exemptions

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] City staff on Tuesday night advocated exempting new businesses occupying less than 10,000 square feet from providing any parking spaces....

BID debate to reignite this fall

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] As city council’s summer recess winds down, discussions are beginning again on the future of the proposed Old Town business improvement...

Alexandria resident dead after South Van Dorn Street crash

An accident on South Van Dorn Street over the weekend ended with the death of an Alexandria resident. The Alexandria Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash...

Paula Thompson Marshall sentenced in murder of her husband

Paula Thompson Marshall, the 48-year-old Alexandria resident convicted in April of murdering her husband, will face 14 years in the penitentiary with three years of...

King Street Gateway development in west Old Town moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  It’s not the first time – or even the second – that redevelopment plans for the townhouses between 1604 and...

After APD officer assaulted in Old Town, arrest made

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  A suspect has been arrested following an assault on an Alexandria police officer in Old Town early Wednesday morning that resulted...

Updated: Police identify victim of fatal Old Town accident

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Police are investigating an accident in Old Town that resulted in one death and one serious injury over the weekend. The accident,...