The Alexandria City Council will review 2019 property assessments next week, and most homeowners will see an increase in their taxes.
The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to take the name Jefferson Davis off the stretch of Route 1 that runs north of Old Town, opting to rename the road Richmond Highway instead. Jefferson Davis was the president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.
Challenger Justin Wilson defeated sitting first-term incumbent Allison Silberberg in an upset Tuesday in the Democratic primary for mayor. Voters in Alexandria also weighed in on in their choices for six city council seats, giving two sitting council members the boot.
WASHINGTON — Significantly more absentee ballots have been cast ahead of Tuesday’s primary for mayor and City Council in Alexandria than for the same election three years ago. Through early Monday, 2,328 Democratic primary absentee…
Twelve Democrats and one Republican are vying for the six, three-year City Council seats in Alexandria, Virginia. That includes four incumbents: Willie Bailey, John T. Chapman, Redella “Del” Pepper and Paul Smedberg.
A city-appointed citizens group is suggesting significant pay raises for Alexandria’s mayor and council. It would be the first since 2003.
The Alexandria City Council has taken another step forward Tuesday in the process to change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway.
Alexandria City Council unanimously approved raising the budget from $268 million to $320 million. The change was made in part to reflect the rising cost of materials and labor.
The Alexandria City Council will be reviewing updates to the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project at its next meeting on April 10 in anticipation of approving a new funding agreement, which would enable WMATA to award a construction contract.
While residents in Arlington County, Virginia, won’t see a property tax hike hit the books, they are still going to wind up paying more. Get the details.
Alexandria’s vice mayor announced Monday that he’ll challenge Mayor Allison Silberberg for the city’s top post in the June Democratic primary.
Homeowners who share their homes through short-term rental sites like Airbnb and HomeAway might soon have to register with Alexandria and city officials want to hear from residents before the City Council takes up the proposal.
While Alexandria City Manager Mark Jinks did not recommend creating a business improvement district in Old Town now, he did not completely rule out creating one in the future.
The Ramsey Homes, which are nearly 70 years old, will be demolished to make way for a four-story red brick apartment building and nearby pocket park.
“I could honestly say, personally, raise my taxes to pay for it, to satisfy my parents, my grandparents,” Councilman Willie F. Bailey Sr. said.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.