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What’s Ahead For Alexandria

Council lays out legislative priorities for the fall.

Alexandria City Council Plans

How Alexandria Got Its Shape

History of boundary changes in Alexandria.

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The Forgotten Town

The saga of short-lived Potomac, Va.

The Best Defense Money Can’t Buy in Alexandria

Public Defender Office celebrates 30 years.

Courting Controversy in Alexandria

Planning Commission reviews its mission.

Mass for First Responders

Honoring those who “put their lives on the line.”

Honoring those who “put their lives on the line.”

Find a Spot

New parking standards under review.

Task Force Reviewing New Parking Standards

Violence in Charlottesville reignites questions about Alexandria’s Confederate icons.

Questions about Alexandria’s Confederate icons.

Safe Place Nearby

National initiative offers local children a safe refuge.

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Back to School at Samuel Tucker Elementary

Year-Round school starts again.

Restructuring T.C. Williams

School counseling system reorganized by incoming principal.

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Shooting in Del Ray

Juvenile suspect arrested.

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Cut Loose with the Bacon Brothers

The Police Chief, the Mayor, and Kevin Bacon walk into a bar ...

Bacon Brothers make an Appearance in Old Town

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National Night Out in Alexandria

Bringing police and residents together.

Bringing police and residents together in Alexandria

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Burning Old Glory

Mysterious arsons target American flags.

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Berlin to Alexandria

Former Alexandria principal returns as ACPS interim superintendent.

Sentenced to Prison

Cases involved two relationship-related murders.

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Stuck in the Middle

Healthcare reform could leave Virginia with a widening Medicaid gap.

Driver Arrested, Brother Dead in Alexandria Crash

Two traffic fatalities in 2017 set high for recent years.

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New Rules on Prince Street

Parking restrictions in place

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‘Eiffel Tower’ of Old Town

BAR endorses 1604-1614 King Street design.

Chicken and Egg in Alexandria

Affordable housing debate highlights city’s public feedback conundrum.

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Blessed Are the Poor

Alfred Street Baptist Church outlines relocation plan for affordable housing residents displaced by church expansion.

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Small Area, Big Plans

North Potomac Yard takes design cues from an Eisenhower autopsy.

North Potomac Yard Plan

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Rat City

Combatting the rat population in Alexandria.

Rats in Alexandria

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Disability Awards in Alexandria

Spotlight on Alexandrians assisting those with disabilities

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Lost BID

BID proposal sent back to the drawing board.

BID proposal sent back to the drawing board.

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Reject Hate

Bipartisan friendship in wake of political violence in Alexandria.

Bipartisan friendship in wake of political violence in Alexandria.

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Bon Voyage to Alexandria Ship

Heads cross-country for one final trip

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Saying Farewell to TC

Sharing thoughts on communicating to each other.

TC Williams Graduation

‘Unusual Bravery’

Tales of valor emerge one week after Alexandria shooting.

Tales of valor emerge one week after Alexandria shooting.

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What To Know About the BID

A primer on the Old Town Business Improvement District.

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Rebuilding Alexandria

Volunteers come together to save an elderly resident’s home.

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GOP Congressmen, Staff Targeted in Shooting in Del Ray

Five wounded at Simpson Stadium Park.

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GOP Congressmen, Staff Targeted in Alexandria Shooting

Five wounded at Simpson Stadium Park.

A Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, preparing for the traditional congressional baseball game, turned into a scene of violence as a shooter injured several on the scene including Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Dueling Panels in Alexandria

Council hears pros and cons of BID

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Man of Courts

Local prosecutor and basketball coach runs for lieutenant governor.

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The ‘Nice-Nasty Town’

Racism — subtle and not — in Alexandria.

The ‘Nice-Nasty Town:’ Racism in Alexandria

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War Stories in Alexandria

Post 24 gathers at Alexandria’s National Cemetery to honor fallen comrades.

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El Galeón’s Return to Alexandria

Spanish sailing ship visits one last time.

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Sticker Shock

Initial cost estimates for Old Town’s sewer replacement come in.

Initial cost estimates for Old Town’s sewer replacement come in.

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Eisenhower East

Building a place and community in Alexandria’s office park.

Adjusting Shortfall in Alexandria

School Board struggles to close operating and capital budget gaps.

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Where the Bodies Are Buried in Old Town Alexandria

From shipbuilding to townhomes in Robinson Terminal South.

Adjusting Shortfall in Alexandria

School Board struggles to close operating and capital budget gaps.

Before Superintendent Dr. Alvin Crawley leaves in the summer, there’s still one major hurdle at Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS): the budget.