Tag: Virginia

Your Views: Sen. Ebbin’s critique was misguided

To the editor: It is unusual for elected officials to criticize newspapers because the way our system works is that newspapers are supposed to criticize...

My View | St. Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-30

In your July 11 editorial, “Guns aren’t the whole problem,” the Alexandria Times states that, when it comes to preventing gun violence, complex mental...

Your Views: Who is liable in scooter accidents?

To the editor: There’s been a lot of talk recently about the use of e-scooters. Typically, the focus is on who uses the scooters and...

Virginia General Assembly approves funding for combined sewer outfall remediation

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The General Assembly adopted a state budget that includes $25 million for Alexandria’s combined sewer outfall remediation project, the City...

Alfred Street Baptist Church rises above bomb threat

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Alfred Street Baptist Church didn’t cancel its first Sunday service – or the next one, or its last one –...

Live results: General Election 2018 in Alexandria

By Alexandria Times staff With 100 percent of results in, Mayor-Elect Justin Wilson won 92.73 percent of the vote.  The final totals of council candidates, from...

Blessed Sacrament named a Blue Ribbon school

Blessed Sacrament School has been named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education for the second time, the department and the...

Updated: Alexandria prepares for impacts of Hurricane Florence

By Alexa Epitropoulos| [email protected] Hurricane Florence update: National Weather Service's forecast at 11 a.m. on Wednesday showed Hurricane Florence making landfall on the South Carolina and...

Our View: SOL results – The good, the bad and the...

Data is all in the eye of the beholder. To wit, a case can be made that the just-released Standards of Learning test results were...

Alexandria man sentenced in Howard University murder threats

An Alexandria man was sentenced Friday to 33 months in prison after being convicted of threatening to murder African Americans at Howard University in...