• ARCHIVES (Current Year)

  • ARCHIVES (Past Years)

  • Advertise With AlexandriaNews

    Spring2ACTion 2018

    Bishops Events - Williams Syndrome Association

    Alexandria
    Police Officers
    Need Your Help!


    Alexandria Police Officers
    are asking City Council
    for fair and competitive pay.

BREAKING NEWS

Alexandria Establishes Old Town North Arts And Culture District

April 23, 2018

The Alexandria City Council on April 14, unanimously approved an Old Town North Arts and Culture District.

Read More »
TOP STORIES

Potomac Yard Metro Station Cost Increases $50 Million

April 23, 2018

The Alexandria City Council on April 14, approved a fiscal year 2018 supplemental appropriation of $50 million to fund the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The cost of the Station is now projected to be $320 million, which includes $30 million in contingency funding. WMATA is expected to award the design/build contract for construction of the Station in the next few weeks.

Read More »

Police Apprehend, Charge Suspect Of Attempted Rape And Burglary In Arlington

April 21, 2018

UPDATE (April 21, 4:45 p.m.): While conducting surveillance, Arlington County police officers observed the suspect flee from a residence in the 1700 block of N. Troy Street. Following a foot pursuit, Jermaine Johnson was apprehended and taken into police custody. He has been charged with attempted rape and burglary. Johnson will be held in the Arlington County Detention Facility without bond.

Read More »

E. coli Infections Linked To Romaine Lettuce

April 20, 2018

Based on new information, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. This warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, in addition to chopped romaine and salads and salad mixes containing romaine. The CDC issued advice to consumers, restaurants, and retailers.  

Read More »

Virginia Man Indicted For Production And Distribution Of Child Pornography

April 20, 2018

A federal grand jury in Alexandria, VA returned a nine-count indictment today charging Michael Gerald Moody, 44, a Manassas Park, VA man, with seven counts of production of child pornography in addition to counts of distribution and possession of child pornography.

Read More »

Alexandria City Council Reviews Proposed Combined Sewer Outfall Remediation Plan

April 17, 2018

The Alexandria City Council on Saturday held a public hearing on the proposed Combined Sewer System Longterm Control Plan Update, which includes the remediation plan for the City’s four Combined Sewer Outfalls. By law, the City is required to complete this remediation by July 1, 2025.

Read More »
OTHER NEWS

Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa In Alexandria Debuts Elegant And Whimsical New Design

April 22, 2018

Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has completed a $2.51 million redesign to the hotel’s 107 guest rooms including 16 suites, signature outdoor terraces, hallway corridors, public areas, adjacent French brasserie BRABO, and 5,600 square feet of meeting, wedding, and event space.

Read More »

ACPS Names Teacher And Principal Of The Year

April 13, 2018

Alexandria City Public Schools has named T. C. Williams High School physics teacher Laura Simons as its 2018 Teacher of the Year and George Washington Middle School’s Jesse Mazur as 2018 Principal of the Year. Both were also named as finalists for The Washington Post 2018 Outstanding Teacher and Principal of the Year.

Read More »

Senior Services Of Alexandria Announces $230,000 Caring Connection Campaign

April 12, 2018

The City of Alexandria’s senior population has grown to over 22,000 individuals - and more than 5,000 of these seniors live alone! Working in partnership with the Division of Aging and Adult Services, Senior Services of Alexandria delivers more than 48,000 meals to our community’s homebound seniors annually, providing this critical service 365 days a year.

Read More »

City Of Alexandria Resumes Street Resurfacing Program

April 12, 2018

On Monday, April 16, the City of Alexandria will resume its street resurfacing program for the season. Street resurfacing is a complete repaving and replacement of street asphalt, from curb to curb. 

Read More »

VDOT To Renew I-66 Bridge In Rosslyn

April 12, 2018

Crews are beginning work to rehabilitate the I-66 bridge between the Rosslyn Tunnel and the Washington, D.C. line, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Read More »