Archives:December, 2011

Alexandria Police Investigate Car Crash On Commonwealth Avenue

December 31st, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. today, a woman crashed her late model Nissan pickup into a tree at the intersection of West Uhler and Commonwealth Avenues. The driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was transported to the hospital. The extent of her injuries is not known.

2011 Top Fives

December 30th, 2011 | [From: 2011 In Review, Top Stories]

Each year, publishes lists of Top Five from the points of view of various Alexandria officials. Here are the 2011 submissions: Looks Back To 2011, Forward To 2012

December 30th, 2011 | [From: 2011 In Review, Editorials, Other News]

2011 was a year of interesting and significant events in Alexandria We had an earthquake. The large Department of Defense Office Building in the west end (BRAC-133) opened for business. City Manager Jim Hartman resigned. GenOn announced the closing of the power plant on the waterfront. State Senator Patsy Ticer retired. Alexandria City Public Schools staggered through several crises of its own making. The budget outlook for the City became more difficult.