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Council updated on legislative priorities for General Assembly session

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session, which commenced on Jan. 8, the city plans to staunchly support state legislation...

City plans to buy and preserve Freedom House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The City of Alexandria announced that it plans to purchase Freedom House, the historic site of a former slave trading...

Our View: Guns aren’t the whole problem

The special session Gov. Ralph Northam called to deal with gun control* is worthwhile – but it is only half a solution. As we...

Council approves resolution in support of gun safety

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At its June 25 legislative session, city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the passage of gun safety...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 5: State bill regulates e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Since the early days of Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program, voices of opposition have called for more regulation of the vehicles and their...

How Northern Virginia locked down Amazon HQ2

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] More than 1,000 community members and stakeholders gathered Feb. 28 for an “Amazon HQ2-Apalooza” to learn about the tech giant’s...

Your Views: Full-term abortion is reprehensible

To the editor: Recently the Alexandria City Council removed the name of former Alexandria Mayor Col. John Fitzgerald from the park at the foot of...

T.C. junior wins STEM award

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Ana Humphrey’s going to cure cancer someday — or do something equally important. The 17-year-old T.C. Williams High School junior was...

City Democrats celebrate statewide wins

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott The mood was visibly  tense as a watch party organized by the Alexandria Democratic Committee began at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at...