Archives: ‘2010 In Review’

Looking A Lot Like Christmas

December 17th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, EcoNews, Top Stories]

As snowstorms go, yesterday’s was minor, leaving 1.5 inches on the ground at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport.

City Revenue, Home Foreclosures Increase

December 16th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, City Hall, Top Stories]

While many of Alexandria’s revenue resources are growing, home foreclosures in the City are increasing as well.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Alexandria

December 16th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Other News]

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including the City of Alexandria, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Council Approves Traffic Mitigation Improvements Near BRAC-133 Site

December 15th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Traffic & Transportation]

All that Alexandria needs is $13 million to $15 million to pay for the short- and mid-term transportation improvements near the site of the new Washington Headquarters Services facility at Mark Center.

“We don’t have local funds to pay for these very important improvements, and we aren’t likely to get much help from the State, so we need to look for money from the federal government and the adjacent property owners,” said Vice Mayor Kerry Donley at last night’s City Council meeting.

ACPS Staff Recruits Teachers In Puerto Rico

December 15th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Schools, Top Stories]

More than 20% of the students in the Alexandria City Public School system are Hispanic, so recruiting bilingual teachers is important.

Council Considers Rezoning Without Master Plan Study

December 15th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, City Hall, Top Stories]

In September, the Alexandria City Council considered defining when rezoning applications could be approved without a formal master plan study. Last night, Council members deferred the matter until Saturday’s public hearing.

On The Waterfront

December 14th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, City Hall]

For decades, Alexandrians have debated the future of the City’s waterfront. Last night, the Department of Planning and Zoning held a community meeting to present the latest concept plan and to get comments on that plan.

T. C. Student Charged With Abduction

December 14th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Last Friday, an 18-year-old male T. C. Williams High School student was charged with abduction after allegedly attempting to coerce a 17-year-old female student into having sex in a school bathroom.

Faster, Better, Cheaper

December 14th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Business, City Hall]

This spring, plans will be finalized for the creation of a new Alexandria Department of Code Administration.

Sherman Proposes $370 Million For ACPS Capital Improvement Program For Next Ten Years

December 10th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Schools]

Last night Alexandria City Public School Superintendent Morton Sherman submitted a ten-year capital improvement program budget of $370 million to the Alexandria School Board.