Tag: planning commission

My View: An imaginary discussion about T.C. lights

By Denise Dunbar City official 1: I have an idea – I think we should add lights to the T.C. Williams football stadium project. City official...

Letter to the Editor: An SUP is indeed a promise to...

To the editor: When the Alexandria Planning Commission was considering, and then approved, lights for the T.C. Williams High School football stadium, I took exception...

The history beneath T.C. Williams

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] In the back-and-forth between supporters and opponents of lights at the T.C. Williams High School stadium, proponents often ask: Why...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...

Planning commission to discuss increase in stadium lighting height requirements

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The planning commission will discuss at an Oct. 2 public hearing whether they will permit construction of taller light poles at city...

Council approves Urbano 116 take-out window, Charlie’s outdoor dining area

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council approved development special use permits from Augie’s, Urbano 116 and Charlie’s on the Avenue at its Saturday public...

Group files lawsuit against council on Karig Estates changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Four residents of the neighborhood that borders the planned four-house Karig Estates development in the Seminary Ridge neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against...

Showdown looms over T.C. Williams stadium lights

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Despite attending classes in a relatively new, modern building, athletes at T.C. Williams High School have long dealt with the...

Councilor Paul Smedberg seeks sixth term

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] When Paul Smedberg first ran for city council in 2000, his bid ended with a loss. Three years later, he ran...

Planning commission OKs contentious site plan change

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Residents expressed environmental concerns about a development project proposed for a several-acre plot behind the Beth El Hebrew Congregation at...