2008 began as it is ending with dire predictions of economic declines ahead for Alexandria, Virginia and the nation.
The Alexandria City Council has authorized City Manager Jim Hartmann to sign an agreement terminating the City’s agreement with EarthLink to provide citywide wireless access. Under the original agreement made in December 2006, EarthLink would have invested $1.9 million in the initial capital deployment of the wireless network.
morning at 102 South Whiting Street. Wednesday, around 12:00 A.M. police were called for the report of a shooting.
Following a long-standing presidential tradition, President George W. Bush attended a service at Christ Church on Sunday, December 21.
The independent investigators hired by City Council to look into the circumstances surrounding the city staff’s response to the establishment of Norfolk Southern Railway’s Ethanol Transloading Facility in Alexandria last April have reported. Readers can find a link to the full report in our news story if they would like to peruse it for themselves.
Sunday 12/28 at approximately 2:45 A.M., a 32-year-old Fairfax man was stabbed by a known suspect.
All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Thursday, January 1 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.
Boys Basketball defeats St. Stephens/St. Agnes, 59-44 in the semifinals of the Wakefield Holiday Hoops Tourney. The Titans will play the winner of the Wakefield-Annandale game for the championship tomorrow evening at 6:15 at Wakefield. The Titans are the defending champs in this tournament. TC is 6-1 so far this year.
After years of negotiation and months of court delays, the Alexandria Sanitation Authority has taken ownership of a ten-acre parcel of land adjacent to the facility through imminent domain.
On Dec. 13, the Alexandria City Council received the independent report on city staff response to the Norfolk-Southern decision to locate an ethanol transloading facility at the Van Dorn yards and have scheduled a closed session to discuss the findings.