The Alexandria City Council is rushing to double the annual stormwater fees on Feb. 20 to $280 for the typical single-family homeowner by 2022, and then nearly double that to $540 by 2031.
Police investigate incident during gas stop in Old Town
It was Super Bowl Sunday and Allison Priebe had her hands full with things to do.
Dolce & Bean presented with 2021 award
The Del Ray Business Association presented Dolce & Bean with the 2021 "Heart of Del Award" on Feb. 12.
Bill Reagan helps local businesses flourish.
Bill Reagan is not a very good salesman.
March 13, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
“Celebrating SSA’s Work for Alexandria’s Older Adults”
2021 awards to honor women on front lines of pandemic
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Alexandria Celebrates Women Awards.
Food and clothing drive supports local charities
More than 50 people braved the ice and freezing temperatures Feb. 13 to participate in the 13th annual Alexandrians Have Heart clothing and food drive sponsored by former City Councilman Frank Fannon.
Beloved crossing guard dies at 95
For 50 years, Charlotte Ross was a fixture at the intersection of Polk Avenue and North Pegram Street, shepherding generations of students to safety as a crossing guard at James K. Polk Elementary School.
Alive! collects housewares for those in need.
Alive! collected dozens of boxes of new and gently used housewares during a drive-by donation day Feb. 6 at Fairlington United Methodist Church.
New eateries, renovated restaurants, decade-old breweries and wine with felines: It’s just another month in Alexandria’s food and drink scene.
Every Valentine’s Day, Karen Hubbard Suggs and her sister, Faye A. Hubbard, would take a moment to remember their parents’ wedding day.
Amendment targets Jacksonian-era restriction weaponized during Jim Crow.
Felons have been prohibited from voting in Virginia since 1830, when the "right to suffrage" was denied "to any person convicted of any infamous offense." But it was during the era of Jim Crow that felon disenfranchisement became weaponized to prevent Black voters from influencing elections.
"Just when I thought I was out ... they pull me back in."
ASC to host David Knight Feb. 17.
David Knight, a 1969 graduate of Mount Vernon High School who went on to play wide receiver for the New York Jets in the National Football League, will be the featured speaker via Zoom at the Feb. 17 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.
“Let’s call these concessions what they are — bribes,” remonstrated a resident opposed to the Heritage megaproject.