Tag: public hearing

Council approves lights for T.C. Williams stadium

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] City council approved phases of a mixed-use development at Hoffman Town Center and three new restaurants, including a Taco Bell Cantina in Old...

Council OKs new restaurants, developments at February public hearing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At its public hearing Saturday, city council unanimously approved a development at The Strand that furthers the waterfront plan and...

Church of the Resurrection affordable housing project approved

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection’s affordable housing project and a loan of up to...