Turbulent week in Alexandria, with tropical storms battering the city and locals struggling with a dangerous heat wave.
It was a big week for city politics, with the City Council meeting in-person for the first time in over a year. At the meeting, the Council approved some development plans for Landmark Mall and cut funding away for school resource officers.
In the world of local development, the Alexandria Housing Development Corporation unveiled new plans for their Chirilagua-Arlandria affordable housing development and on the flip-side a new development on Eisenhower Avenue will have none.
- Alexandria looks closer at Virginia building safety regulations after Florida condo collapse
- Update: Suspect arrested in Wednesday morning bank robbery in Old Town
- Mayor ‘dismayed’ by Council relationship with School Board after reallocation of school resource officer funding
- Alexandria high-jumper Tynita Butts-Townsend qualifies for U.S. Olympic Team
- City Council to specify when local dogs are allowed to bark
- Long-awaited Landmark Mall redevelopment clears City Council approval
- City Council approves massive high-rise project without affordable housing near Eisenhower Metro station
- New mixed-use development headed to the heart of Chirilagua
- Tropical Storm Elsa’s dregs tear through southern Alexandria
- West End office building could become new Alexandria school
It’s a day of happiness in Alexandria, as more than 900 Alexandria City High School seniors graduated this morning at George Mason University’s EagleBank Arena. Perhaps student speaker Lenhle Vilakati…
In some ways, it wasn’t a great week for shops around Alexandria. Three Alexandria stores had drivers crash into them this week. At the Bradlee Shopping Center, a driver was…
Westbound drivers may want to avoid Duke Street near Landmark next week as construction will shut down part of the road. The closures will affect the westbound lanes on Duke…
Parents and teachers at a School Board meeting last night said the rollout of a new plan to split specialist teachers across schools has been an unmitigated disaster. The change…
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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information: tcwilliams73.com, 770.789.3534.
Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
Join us for a day of FREE hot yoga. Experience our class styles and meet our teachers. Buy a bite at the Bake Sale to benefit The Carpenter’s Shelter, peruse some special vendors, take advantage of in-person only discounts on