Tag: virginia general assembly

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...

Celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United...

Alexandria couple clears T.C. lunch debt

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Jay and Arline Hoffman of the Hoffman Company, the developer behind Hoffman Town Center, paid off all $18,500 in student...

Your Views: Proposed legislation is troubling

To the editor: It is difficult to estimate how many proposals will ultimately succeed in becoming law, but Alexandrians should be aware that there are...

Mysterious lead cache found by waterfront

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Research for the Combined Sewer Overflow remediation project uncovered a mysterious cache of lead along the waterfront. Alexandria’s combined sewer system...

Council updated on legislative priorities for General Assembly session

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria announced that it plans to purchase Freedom House, the historic site of a former slave trading...

School board may reduce size

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria City School Board is considering decreasing the number of members on the board and increasing the length of...

Council to discuss school swing space at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council will discuss various items at its public hearing on Saturday, including the Patrick Henry School swing space, The Mill...

November Election Day looms

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com All 140 seats in the Virginia legislature are on the ballot Nov. 5, including five races in which people in...