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King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...

Council prepares to tackle key issues this fall

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council is back in session after the summer recess with a full slate of issues and a number of...

Letter to the Editor: Lovain’s endorsement of Wilson misleads 

To the editor: Weren't they the two councilmen who, as lame ducks, manipulated our election process to reschedule the next council election concurrent with the...

Letter to the Editor: The mayoral race and Democratic theory

To the editor: The race for the Democratic nomination for mayor can be viewed as the latest iteration of a centuries-old debate about democracy. On one...

Council signs off on FY2019 budget, sets stage to approve meals...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council voted on May 3 to endorse a $748.4 million operating budget for Fiscal Year 2019 and tentatively approved...

Council approves FY2019 budget, tentatively approves 1 percent meals tax increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council approved a $748.4 million FY2019 budget on Thursday, including a tentative 1 percent increase in the restaurant meals...

Robert Ray discusses campaign for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Robert Ray’s city council run revolves around community. Ray is the the second-generation owner of Cavalier Antiques in Old Town, and...

Council votes to create ad hoc city council compensation study committee

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council voted at its Tuesday legislative meeting to create an ad hoc city council compensation study committee. City Manager Mark Jinks recommended...

Our View: This season, the more the merrier

It’s the most wonderful season. Yes, the holidays are also nice, but we’re talking about the start of another local election cycle, and all of...

City council upholds BAR’s decision on historic house painting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states...
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