Alexandria News

Everything old is new again, even in health

By David C. Rose, MD, MBA, FAAP Seemingly overnight in 2020, your hands became the most important tools in the fight to defeat a deadly virus. You probably started thinking…

FACE Center ribbon cutting upcoming

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Alexandria City Public Schools will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 29 to celebrate the opening of its Family and Community Engagement Center and Family…

Tree lighting held at city hall

By Kassidy McDonald | kmcdonald@alextimes.com On Nov. 19 residents of Alexandria, their families, city officials and even Santa Claus helped kick off the holiday season at the annual tree lighting…

Five Guys moving headquarters to city

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Five Guys, a popular fast-food burger joint, will be moving its corporate headquarters to the City of Alexandria, according to the Washington Business Journal. The…

Nearly 500 pounds of meds collected

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Nearly 500 pounds of unwanted medications were safely disposed of last month, according to the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office. National Drug Take Back Day took place…

APD seeks help with urgent missing person

By Kassidy McDonald | kmcdonald@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department is asking for help locating a missing man in his 60s who is believed to be endangered due to mental health…

Shots fired near Potomac Yard

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that occurred in Potomac Yard on Sunday evening. At approximately 10:56 p.m., police responded to…

Ghost scooter placed in honor of victim

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Residents who have recently driven on North Beauregard Street or Sanger Avenue might notice something different about the intersection. On Sunday, a painted white scooter…

Alexandria holds Plaid Friday

By Kassidy McDonald | kmcdonald@alextimes.com Shoppers who seek to jump-start their holiday gift buying will have the opportunity this week with Plaid Friday, Alexandria’s own twist on Black Friday. This…

American Horticultural Society plans for future

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Following a long saga of many ups, downs, twists and turns, the American Horticultural Society is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. A sold-out gala…

Townhouses sold in Alexandria (Oct-Nov 2022)

This past week saw 44 homes sold in Alexandria. The least expensive condo, single-family home or townhouse sale over the past seven days was $165,000 while the most expensive was…

D.C.-based catering company moving to Eisenhower Valley

Mindy’s Catering (image via Mindy’s Catering/Instagram) Mindy’s Catering, a catering company based out of the Berkley neighborhood in D.C., is moving to an industrial park just across the street from…