Alexandria News

Alexandria News


City of Alexandria Recognizes First Annual National Fentanyl Awareness Day, May 10, On Heels of Recent Overdose Spike

Join the City of Alexandria and communities around the nation in support of the first annual National Fentanyl Awareness Day on May 10 to raise awareness about fentanyl-laced illicit drugs, ways that residents can prevent substance misuse, and treatment resources to manage substance use disorders.

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Over the Edge

Rappellers raise funds for New Hope Housing.

Excitement was mixed with tinges of fear as more than 80 volunteers rappelled down the 14-story Crystal City Hilton as part of the Over the Edge fundraiser for New Hope Housing.

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The Things that Keep Me Up at Night

A wife, mother, and small business owner makes a difference with just one call.

In celebration of its five-year anniversary of partnering with schools to fight teen hunger, Food For Neighbors recognized key volunteers and school administrators. Food For Neighbors began just over five years ago by helping hungry students in two schools. Now the all-volunteer nonprofit is serving approximately 1,700 students weekly in 29 schools in Fairfax County and Loudoun County.

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Christening the New Shell, Lisa Zickar

The Alexandria City High School Rowing program christened its new shell, the Lisa Zickar, Saturday, April 23 at the Dee Campbell Boathouse in Old Town.

Your Past Does Not Define Your Future

One month, one family at a time


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Honoring a Hero in Alexandria

Last known Battle of the Bulge survivor celebrated.

WWII Veteran

Fossil Fuel Fiesta in Alexandria

Governor proposes gas-tax holiday, but will Virginians benefit?

gas tax

Election Mirage Evaporates in Alexandria

Governor signs bill to improve election returns at the precinct level.


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‘The Time of My Life’ in Alexandria

Lawhorne honored for 43-year career.

Retired after 40 years

89th Annual Historic Garden Week, April 23 in Old Town Alexandria

Springtime tradition offers a glimpse into Virginia’s historic homes and gardens

garden tour

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Pawsitive Partners in Alexandria

ALX Dog Walk raises $40k for local initiatives.

Dog Walk

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Hometown Hero in Alexandria

Historic marker dedicated at Earl Lloyd boyhood home.

Earl Lloyd boyhood home.

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Cappies: Anastasia