Alexandria News

Coping Resources During the Cornonavirus Outbreak

Courtesy photoAlexandria, VA – The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) strongly urge everyone to STAY HOME except for essential trips such as food purchases and medical care, and…

Times FOIA Fund update

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com During the first quarter of 2020, eight people donated a total of $975 to the Alexandria Times FOIA Fund. The Times made three FOIA requests…

Hope on North Early Street

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Children delivered daffodil bouquets to their neighbors on North Early Street. (Courtesy Photo)To spread a positive message during the COVID-19 outbreak, school children on North…

Pets: Enrichment activities for your cat

By Victoria Elliott After days of staying home to help flatten the curve of the spread of coronavirus, you may have found a new appreciation for indoor enrichment. Without it,…

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Resilience

As a breather from our anxiety with all the unknowns and frustrations over changes to our personal and work patterns, I thought it might add perspective if we paused a…

The city expands its suspension of parking enforcement

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The city suspended enforcement of several parking restrictions on Sunday, according to a news release. The decision comes as the city tries to accommodate an…

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria offers virtual adoptions

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is now offering adoptions through a virtual adoption process. The AWLA suspended in-person animal adoptions and limited on-site staff…

Stay Informed: City Releases Latest COVID-19 Update

Courtesy photoAlexandria, VA – The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) strongly urge everyone to follow Governor Northam’s order to STAY HOME except for essential trips such as food…

Coronavirus update for April 1: 44 cases in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the United States continues to increase, with 44 reported in Alexandria.  As of Wednesday, there are 3,645 reported…

Time to Spring2ACTion!

Help ensure that local nonprofit and charitable organizations continue their important work by participating in ACT for Alexandria’s Spring2ACTion, a community-wide day of giving, on April 15. Early giving begins…