Tag: old town civic association

Your Views: Suspend all land use meetings during COVID-19 crisis

To the editor: The following is an open letter to Mayor Justin Wilson, members of city council and City Manager Mark Jinks: We would like to...

Our View: Should the e-scooter pilot continue?

There are two basic questions in the decision tree regarding the future of commercial e-scooters in Alexandria: Should they exist? And if so, how...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

Your Views: Saving the Justice Hugo Black home

To the editor: The recent story of 619 S. Lee St., the Justice Hugo Black house, is truly a case of truth being stranger than...

Parking pilot sparks tensions

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The pay-to-park pilot program currently operating in Old Town, which is slated for possible permanent implementation at Saturday’s city council...

A civil fight over an Old Town landmark

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] It’s not often that Alexandria’s various historic preservation organizations band together to oppose a project, but one family’s home improvement...

Chatham Square residents seek parking revision

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Old Town residents are pushing back against a request by the Chatham Square homeowners’ association to reverse DSUP conditions that restrict...

Robert Ray discusses campaign for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Robert Ray’s city council run revolves around community. Ray is the the second-generation owner of Cavalier Antiques in Old Town, and...

Letter to the Editor: We support the city’s decision to protect...

To the editor: We write in response to the letter published in the Alexandria Times on Dec. 7 from Amy and Paul Reed, “Changes needed...

City council upholds BAR’s decision on historic house painting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states...