Tag: west end

APD investigates first homicide of the year

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the first homicide of the year, which took place on Wednesday in the West End,...

Citations increased for heavy vehicles

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria is cracking down on heavy vehicles that park illegally on public streets by imposing a new ordinance that raises fines...

Redevelopment planned for DCHS site

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria real estate developer Bonaventure Realty has recently announced redevelopment plans for the current Department of Community and Human Services office,...

Three arrested in 7-Eleven shooting

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] This article has been updated to include newly received information.   The Alexandria Police Department has made three arrests in connection to...

Home profile: The house that music built

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Nestled at the end of a cul de sac, on a quiet street branching off of Taney Avenue in the...

A West End oasis

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] An unassuming gravel pathway at the end of a street lined with townhomes leads to the Winkler Botanical Preserve, a 44-acre...

Your Views: A Surfside parallel in Alexandria?

To the editor: We condo dwellers have been chilled at the collapse of Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, and the suggestion that nearby construction was...

NOVA Parks staffer accidentally flushes chemicals into nearby Lake Cook

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the pandemic, Lake Cook has been a source of respite for West End resident Alexandra Petze. The artificial lake,...

Your Views: The case for more density

To the editor: I am writing in response to the Jan. 7 Alexandria Times editorial, “Wanted: Better approach to affordable housing.” What is truly wanted...

West End vehicle crash leaves pedestrian seriously injured

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A multiple vehicle crash in the 200 block of S. Van Dorn St. on Monday left one pedestrian with serious...