Tag: potomac yard

After FOIAed emails released, city’s Potomac Yard narrative changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The narrative on the Potomac Yard Metro station design changed dramatically following the release of emails after a Freedom of...

Letter to the Editor: Potomac Yard Metro: What did they know...

To the editor: The loss of a southern entrance for the planned new Metro stop at Potomac Yard is disappointing. I could live with that...

Shattered promises in Potomac Yard

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Potomac Yard residents are frustrated after what they see as a pattern of bait-and-switch from the city and a lack of accountability...

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Meals tax, Dominion transmission line reroute approved at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Although the battle against increasing Alexandria’s meals tax from 4 to 5 percent was all but lost, local restaurateurs attempted...

Alexandria Chamber “outraged” at Potomac Yard Metro changes

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has issued a fiery response to recently announced changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station. The statement comes shortly after...

Potomac Yard Metro station scaled back, Dominion transmission line revisited at...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project will be scaled back to lower costs to an affordable range, City Manager Mark...

City manager announces Potomac Yard Metro plan changes

City Manager Mark Jinks has announced significant changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station plan. Jinks said in a memo to Mayor Allison Silberberg and...

Chris Hubbard, last candidate to announce council run, discusses campaign

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council candidate Chris Hubbard flew in under the radar when he became the last Democrat to announce an intention to...

Our View: Lights at T.C. Williams would be wrong

Something that’s legal can still be unethical. For instance, it’s generally wrong to break a promise, even when it’s not against the law to...