A plumbers work in Old Town, Alexandria
Faith coalition straining to help make housing affordable.
Several institutions in Alexandria’s faith community are pushing City Council to increase spending on affordable housing in the FY2018 city budget.
In January, 2017, 131 Alexandria homes sold between $2,725,000-$110,000.
Alexandria Home Sales: January, 2017
Delays result in another $1 million loan request for Ramsey Homes redevelopment.
More money requested for the Ramsey Homes redevelopment.
ALIVE! assists low-income families with furniture program.
Each week people contact ALIVE! to donate furniture and others contact them with furniture requests.
Stagnant assessment values
Locally assessed real property assessments increased 2.07 percent in Alexandria.
At its Jan 28 public hearing, the City Council adopted the FY2017 through 2022 Strategic Plan.
Alexandria’s Five Year Plan starts at foot of King Street.
The city's five-year plan.
School Board approves redistricting plan 9a.
For the first time since 1999, the Alexandria Elementary School boundaries are shifting.
Dennis Belmont, a resident and small business owner in the Del Ray community, was elected president of the Del Ray Business Association at the organization’s Jan. 16 meeting.
Mixed progress since 2013 Housing Master Plan.
While the city has implemented some measures from its plan to expand affordable housing, other measures remain undone.
Demonstrators, volunteer attorneys and elected officials welcome travelers, extend help detainees.
Demonstrations sprang up at airports around the United States over the weekend, following an Executive Order by President Donald Trump that blocks travelers from seven largely Muslim countries — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia — in the interests of more significant vetting and preventing would-be terrorists from entering the country.
For a Tree Steward, having fun while protecting local trees is important.
Fourteen businesses sprouting up throughout the city.
As the new year rolls around, new businesses are springing up across Alexandria.
In December, 2016, 214 Alexandria homes sold between $3,100,000-$109,000.
Alexandria Home Sales: December, 2016