Defending the Nation
Camp Day showcases Union troops at Fort Ward.
Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, a former Union Army installation and fifth largest built to defend Washington during the Civil War, held its...
Go With the Flow
Water fight welcomes summer.
From water balloons to soaker guns, the residents of Watergate at Landmark came prepared...
Journey to Freedom
Freedom House Museum celebrates grand opening.
It was one of the largest slave trading companies in the country. In the mid-19th century, the Franklin and Armfield...
Candidates are Set for Fall Election
Don Beyer secures nomination as Republicans select candidates for fall election season.
Voters in Northern Virginia overwhelmingly supported four-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8)...
Class of 2022
Commonwealth Academy seniors graduate.
The Commonwealth Academy class of 2022 celebrated June 10 at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial following two years of scaled back ceremonies due to the pandemic.
Local Park Recognized by National Group as Community Forest
n April and May Monticello Park in Alexandria is a stopover for migrating warblers, and the park fills with birders...
Aces season opens at Frank Mann Field.
The Alexandria Aces baseball team opened its 2022 season with a decisive 8-4 victory over the Cropdusters...
Ban Battle Botched
Inside the failed effort to ban assault weapons in Virginia.
Banning assault weapons was a major priority for gun-violence prevention advocates in early 2020...
ACHS class of 2022 graduates
The inaugural graduating class of Alexandria City High School held its commencement ceremony June 4 at George Mason University’s EagleBank Arena.
ARHA and Alexandria Youth Impact Program Offering Free Two-Week Leadership Camp for Kids Ages 10-14
The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) and the Alexandria Youth Impact Program (YIP) are joining forces to offer a two-week leadership camp for students at no cost to families.
‘We Will Be Relentless’
City marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
Market Square was a sea of orange as more than 350 people turned out June 3 for the Alexandria Chapter...
Fauci Flip Flop
Republican candidate tries to walk back 'Fauci should be jailed' comment.
Republican congressional candidate Karina Lipsman is trying to walk back her comment that President Biden's chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci "should be jailed," a position she took during a time when she was battling four competitors to get the nomination to run in the Eighth Congressional District. Now that she has secured the nomination in a GOP convention, she is flip flopping on Fauci.
“I want to let kids know there is another way out. If you dream big you can get there.”
Tokyo Olympic boxer Troy Isley
Hometown Olympic boxer Troy Isley and Tokyo silver medalist Keyshawn Davis paid a visit to Patrick Henry Elementary School...
“Every Memorial Day we honor our past Commanders who are buried in this cemetery.”
American Legion Post 24 Commander Henry Dorton
Alexandria paid tribute to its fallen veterans May 30 with Memorial Day ceremonies at Alexandria National Cemetery...
ASC to Honor Duncan, Sheridan
High school athletes to be awarded $50,000.
Prominent real estate executive Lee Duncan and retired Arlington County Circuit Court Judge Paul Sheridan will be honored at the 65th annual...