Alexandria mayoral candidates agree: Don’t sell off City Hall, Market Square

The first faceoff between the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Alexandria's mayor heated up Thursday over an issue that all three agreed upon - the historic City Hall and Market Square plaza are not for sale. Allison Silberberg, the vice mayor

Close call between drone and plane landing at Dulles airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said it was investigating a close call Thursday between a drone and a plane landing at Dulles International Airport. The crew of a jetliner reported seeing an unmanned aircraft while on approach

Virginia Beach braces for thousands of college students

The resort city of Virginia Beach is bracing for an influx of college students. The occasion is College Beach Weekend, and students are expected to begin arriving Friday night. While last year’s event went smoothly

Big decisions this weekend for some Va. voters

A small number of Virginia voters will make some big decisions on Saturday. Republicans in a number of areas across the commonwealth, including parts of Northern Virginia, will nominate their candidates for this fall’s general election in so-called "firehouse primaries."

2015 Living Legend of Alexandria – Fred Parker

Frederic Goodfellow Parker is recognized for his pioneering spirit and the economic value it contributed to upper King Street and the entire City of Alexandria. Prior to 1980, someone with a hankering for a "bowl of red"

Cardin, East Coast Senators Say No to Offshore Drilling

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski joined other East Coast senators Wednesday to reintroduce the Clean Ocean and Safe Tourism (COAST) Anti-Drilling Act on Earth Day in an effort to block offshore drilling in the Atlantic. This week also marked the fifth year anniversary

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