Tag: public hearing

Our View: Could compromise become a trend?

City council’s recent decision to adopt a compromise solution on parking for Chatham Square residents is a welcome development for several reasons. Foremost, it’s a...

Our View: Vote on T.C. lights a moral and strategic failure

Getting something from a negotiation is probably better than getting nothing, but at times there’s not a huge difference. That’s our take on city...

Council approves lights for T.C. Williams stadium

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com For the first time since T.C. Williams High School was built in 1965, its football field will have stadium lighting. The...

Chatham Square residents now eligible for permit parking

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Chatham Square residents will now be eligible for District 2 parking permits, with restrictions, after a vote at city council’s...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...

Our View: September storms in Alexandria

Hurricane Florence’s menacing approach toward the coast in South and North Carolina is a reminder that we are never as in control as we...

Mayoral candidates set for final showdown

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott With less than a week left until the Democratic primary, the already-heated clashes between mayoral opponents, incumbent Allison Silberberg...

Meals tax, Dominion transmission line reroute approved at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Although the battle against increasing Alexandria’s meals tax from 4 to 5 percent was all but lost, local restaurateurs attempted...

New arts district to occupy North Old Town

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing on Saturday, city council voted unanimously to approve amendments to the city’s zoning map and master...

Council approves Taco Bell Cantina, Secret Garten, Hoffman Town Center phase...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved phases of a mixed-use development at Hoffman Town Center and three new restaurants, including a Taco Bell Cantina in Old...
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