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City to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

The City will hold a public groundbreaking ceremony for the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station on December 19, from 2 to 3 p.m. The event will take place at the future location of the station’s northwest entrance (3601 Potomac Ave.), adjacent to the Regal Potomac Yard movie theater.

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City Joins Region in Removing Glass from Curbside Collection to Ensure Recyclability

Effective January 15, 2020, customers who receive City recycling service must bring glass containers to one of the region’s 25 “purple bin” drop-off locations to ensure the glass will be recycled. 

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City Warns of Recent Spike in PCP Overdoses

The City has responded to eight overdoses related to suspected phencyclidine (PCP) use in the past two months, one of which was fatal.

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City Receives Record-Low Interest Rate on Sale of Bonds for Potomac Yard Metrorail Station and Public Schools

After major bond rating agencies reaffirmed its top bond ratings, the City has earned the lowest interest rate in its modern history on the competitive sale of new general obligation bonds to fund the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station and public school facilities.

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Celebrate the Holidays in Alexandria

Explore holiday activities around Alexandria and learn more about charitable giving opportunities, tips for staying safe, making your holidays “green,” keeping holiday dinners safe, and more.

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Winter Recreation Program Registration

Registration for winter recreation classes and activities will begin on Wednesday, December 18, for residents and Friday, December 20, for nonresidents. Registration will be available online or in person at the Registration and Reservation Office. 

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City of Alexandria Hosts 2020 Housing Summit

This full-day event will examine the progress of the 2013 Housing Master Plan and explore bold new ideas to address the City’s affordable housing challenges and opportunities in 2020 and beyond.

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Alexandria Designated “SolSmart Silver”

The City of Alexandria has received a Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. This designation recognizes the City for taking bold steps to encourage solar energy growth and remove obstacles to...

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