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Northern Virginia Community College kicks off new esports program with inaugural head coach, new esports arena and team tryouts Friday

The Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) “Nighthawks” Esports team is pleased to announce that Christopher Gaul has been signed as its inaugural head coach and director. Gaul will be at the he…
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Mansion House Whiskey Tasting

Do you love history? Do you enjoy whiskey and good food? We're hosting our Third Annual Mansion House Whiskey Tasting on September 29th from 6:30pm-9pm.   The ticket includes: -Stories by histori…
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King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick's Day, the event was a little less Irish than anticipated.…
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Seniors: City to hold conference for caregivers

By Debbie Luddington  Are you caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other medical problems? Is it a struggle at times? Do you feel isolated and alone? Inform…
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King Street Art Festival to limit parking this weekend

After being rescheduled due to weather, the King Street Art Festival will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Because of the festival, parking will be proh…
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Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city's affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on Saturd…
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Northern Virginia Community College mathematics professor to be honored for a record 50 years of service and dedication to student success

Dr. David Conroy has touched the lives of an estimated 20,000 students during his 50 years of teaching at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)
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Bishop Ireton breaks ground on new academic wing

Bishop Ireton kicked off construction of the school's new academic wing with a groundbreaking on Tuesday. Bishop of the Arlington Diocese Michael Burbidge, Head of School Bishop Ireton and Mayor Al…
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Breaking: HHS Reports Heavy Marijuana Use Skyrocketing

New HHS Survey: Heavy Marijuana Use Skyrocketing; Youth in Late Teens Using More Marijuana Now Than Any Time in Recent HistoryAlexandria, Va - There are now twice as many daily or near daily marijuan…
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Alexandria ZIP code named a top trending millennial area

Alexandria’s 22314 ZIP code, which extends from Old Town’s southern edge to Potomac Yard, is the second biggest “trending” millennial ZIP code, according to RentCafe. The 22314 ZIP code’s millennial …
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Photos: 9/11 Commemoration and Citizenship Day

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The City of Alexandria commemorated Sept. 11, 2001 with its annual remembrance ceremony at Market Square on Tuesday. The event honored those who were killed,…
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Council mulls public safety pay, summer public hearing

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council members discussed concerns surrounding Hurricane Florence, approved salary increases for Alexandria public safety workers and debated adding a summ…
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Council prepares to tackle key issues this fall

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council is back in session after the summer recess with a full slate of issues and a number of council members planning to tackle significant docket items …
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An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Saturday marks the start of a momentous season for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. Not only is the organization celebrating its 75th anniversary it'…
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Conference Committee Strips Medical Marijuana Provision from Military Spending Bill

Alexandria, VA - Today, a conference committee between the House and the Senate decided not to include a provision in a military spending bill that would have forced the Veterans Administration to ch…
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