Tag: residents

Judge sends T.C. lights case to trial

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Loudoun Circuit Court Judge Thomas D. Horne ruled on April 17 to send the long-debated controversy over lights at the...

Our View: Vibrancy must be balanced with livability

The current favored buzzword in Alexandria is “vibrancy.” To be vibrant is to be full of energy and life. Who doesn’t want that? The question...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Setting the record straight on Chatham Square

To the editor: As residents of Chatham Square, we are concerned about inaccurate statements which have been made concerning the Chatham Square application to city...

Dominion drops power line plan, reigniting special tax district debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Alexandria faces a budget shortfall for the Potomac Yard Metro after Dominion Power announced last week it isn’t moving forward...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

AHDC discusses Gateway project at monthly meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Housing Development Corporation passed resolutions for the soon-to-open Gateway on the West End and approved the release of...

Our View: BRAC to the future

"… Nearby residents shouted in anger that they weren’t consulted during the … decision process, while officials from all parties involved passed the buck....

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...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Mo Seifeldein Alexandria, energy is contagious and our leaders, in their least effective form, should serve as a symbol of hope. The national energy can...