Alexandria News

Handling hypertension

By Vivek Sinha One of the most prevalent conditions primary care providers face in this country is high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. It is one of the most…

School Board talks safety, SLEP update

By Ariana Wilson | awilson@alextimes.com The Alexandria School Board’s Sept. 22 meeting addressed overcrowding in classrooms, upcoming changes and an expected timeline from the Equity For All 2025 campaign and School…

Archeology month approaches

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com Saturday marks the start of both October and Virginia Archeology Month, which the City of Alexandria plans to celebrate with various events online, throughout town and…

Inova Hospital hosts virtual meeting

By Kassidy McDonald │kmcdonald@alextimes.com Inova Health System will host a virtual community meeting on Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. to provide an update about the development proposal for the new hospital…

Beautification Commission seeks nominations

By Kassidy McDonald │kmcdonald@alextimes.com The Beautification Commission is looking for nominations for public properties or individual or group activities/efforts that promote the beautification of Alexandria for their 2022 Alexandria Community…

Soil Collection Ceremony honors victims

By Olivia Anderson | oanderson@alextimes.com More than 350 people gathered in Market Square on Sept. 24 to honor the lives of two of Alexandria’s lynching victims in a Soil Collection Ceremony.…

My View: We can reduce poverty!

By Heather Peeler Do you hear the good news? A few weeks ago, the Census Bureau reported that child poverty is at a historic low. In Virginia, child poverty fell…

From Panama to Alexandria: Via Volcán

By Kassidy McDonald │kmcdonald@alextimes.com In the City of Alexandria, there are plenty of ways – and reasons – to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, a nationally recognized month where diverse…