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Overnight storms result in flooding throughout Alexandria

Storms and rainfall that started in the early hours of Monday morning resulted in flooding on Alexandria streets near the waterfront, including in Old...

Archaeologists find remains of two historic ships at Robinson Landing site

Archaeologists under contract with Robinson Landing developer EYA have found the remains of two historic ships, the city announced in a news release Monday. Preliminary...

Accessing city services for people with ID or DD

By Martha Boyer The Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services was formed in 2010, following the merger of the Community Services Board and the...

Officer accidentally discharges weapon at George Washington Middle School

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com An Alexandria police officer accidentally discharged his weapon Tuesday morning at George Washington Middle School, the Alexandria Police Department announced...

Out of the Attic: ‘Nation’s first woman lawyer’ lived in Alexandria

Women’s History Month was first celebrated the week of March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Its advocates noted that in 1980, a maximum of...

ACPS chooses name for West End elementary school

After releasing its shortlist of possible names earlier this month, the Alexandria City School Board has chosen an Alexandrian civil rights activist and longtime...

Alexandria Wedding Showcase returns for second year this weekend

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The Alexandria Wedding Showcase kicks off its second year this Sunday at the Westin Alexandria in Carlyle. This year the showcase is giving...

ACPS nears conclusion in search for West End school name

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The in-the-works West End elementary school at 1701 N. Beauregard St. will soon be nameless no more. ACPS announced Monday it...

Our View: Flu is one thing we shouldn’t share

While Alexandria is known for being a giving community, there are times when we need to not only keep what we have, but go...

Letter to the Editor: Alexandria should commit to renewable energy

On Dec. 7, more than 70 Alexandrians gathered with energy experts, city officials and others to discuss the future of our city’s energy supply....
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