Alexandria News

ALEXANDRIA DOG: Juju Needs Your Help

ALEXANDRIA, VA – 8-week-old Juju was brought to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria when someone saw her limping on the side of the road. “An examination from our shelter…

ACPS receives grant for five electric school buses

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria City Public Schools will be purchasing five electric school buses thanks to a recent grant from Dominion Energy, ACPS announced on Jan. 17. The…

Alexandria Times’ first podcast arrives next week

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times’ first foray into the world of podcasting, is set to hit the airwaves next week on Jan. 29. Based around…

One hospitalized in Van Dorn Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com A vehicle crash on Van Dorn Street resulted in the hospitalization of one person on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred on North Van Dorn Street…

Alexandria couple clears T.C. lunch debt

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Jay and Arline Hoffman of the Hoffman Company, the developer behind Hoffman Town Center, paid off all $18,500 in student lunch debt at T.C. Williams…

Celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State…

Welcome to Flag Star Football In Alexandria and Arlington

Alexandria, VA – This organization is about positive coaches who love teaching. They’re about supportive parents and compassionate referees.We’re about low-pressure environments where kids can just play!  WHO THEY ARE…

Meet Rufus, a Regular at the Montgomery Dog Park

What DNA doesn’t say: Rufus is 100 percent loving devotion. (Photo: Rosemary Guerguerian)Alexandria, VA – Rufus is a giant, black, fluffy sweetheart. He likes wrestling and romping, and he’s always…

On Watch: Signs of the Times

(Courtesy of freeimages.com)By Marcus Fisk Alexandria, VA – Sign, sign, everywhere a sign, Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind; Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?…

Hose Carriage Send-off at Friendship Firehouse Museum

Alexandria, VA – The Friendship Fire Company purchased an ornate hose reel carriage in 1858. Now, thanks to the support of the Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association, community donors, and…

Sushi Jin comes to Alexandria

Sushi Jin Next Door is opening its third location in Alexandria as part of the West Alex mixed-use development at King Street and North Beauregard Street. (Courtesy Weingarten Realty)Sushi Jin…