Alexandria News

Flood Watch issued for Alexandria

Flood Watch boundaries (via NWS) The National Weather Service has issued an Areal Flood Watch for Alexandria with rain expected this afternoon and most of this weekend. While it’s clear…

Lawyer named Business Leader of the Year

By Kassidy McDonald | kmcdonald@alextimes.com The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has selected long-time Alexandria lawyer Cathy Puskar of Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh P.C. as its 2022 Business Leader of…

Flood mitigation project accelerates

Kassidy McDonald | kmcdonald@alextimes.com The Flood Action Alexandria team is getting a head start with a portion of its local funding while awaiting a potential federal grant for a flood…

About Alexandria: Public sector hiring myths

By Mark Eaton Alexandria’s city government and ACPS are the products of hiring decisions. Voters make hiring decisions in elections and administrators make hiring decisions for staff positions. These decisions…

Summer learning program under way

By Kassidy McDonald | kmcdonald@alextimes.com Breaks with Impact, a summer learning program that teaches students about issues surrounding their community and offers volunteer opportunities, is in full swing. Day programs…

To the editor: City hall expects development projects to get through the process expeditiously, even if it means cutting corners, such as with the Eisenhower East project last May, where…

Another flaw in GW historical marker

To the editor: The article reporting on the dedication of the state historical marker recently placed outside the George Washington High School addresses the dispute among members of our community…

Police investigate shots fired incident

By Liana Hardy | lhardy@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident on the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street on Tuesday, according to a news release.…

Man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter

By Liana Hardy | lhardy@alextimes.com A resident of Hyattsville, Maryland pleaded guilty last week to a felony count of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of an Alexandria resident.…

Alexandria cat survives 15-story fall

By Kassidy McDonald │kmcdonald@alextimes.com Cats always land on their feet, right? That statement definitely rings true for Meagan Wilson’s 8-year-old cat, Sasha Fierce. On July 21, sometime between midnight and…

To dig or not to dig

By Kassidy McDonald │kmcdonald@alextimes.com For the past 10 years, Tom Leveille has dedicated his career and field work to privy digs in Alexandria on the weekends. Most recently, Leveille completed…

Camp counselor arrested for alleged sexual assault

By Liana Hardy | lhardy@alextimes.com The Alexandria Police Department’s Special Victims Unit is investigating the arrest of an adult male for the sexual assault of a victim under 13 years…