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Absentee Voting Open for November 8 General Election

Absentee voting for the November 8 General Election began on September 23. Many voters are eligible to vote "absentee" in Virginia, either by mail or in-person. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail is November 1. The deadline for voting absentee in person is November 5.

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Provide Input on Bus Loop Improvements at King Street-Old Town Metro Station

Metro is inviting customers to provide feedback on the permanent removal of short-term metered parking at the station as part of this project. Metro and the City have been working for several years to design changes to the bus loop at King Street-Old Town Metro Station to create better connections...

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Community Supported Art Program

Community Supported Art is an endeavor to support local art, artists and collectors. Interested consumers/collectors can purchase a "share" consisting of six pieces of locally produced artwork (one from each artist). Shares will include photography, glass, pastels, watercolors and ceramics.

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City Considers Fee to Fund Mandated Stormwater Costs

The City is proposing a Stormwater Management Fee to provide funding for stormwater management, reduce the impact of stormwater pollution and flooding, and ensure Alexandria is in compliance with state and federal stormwater regulations.  

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Alexandria Live Music Week

The Alexandria music scene is set to be on full display once again during the Second Annual Alexandria Live Music Week scheduled for September 30 through October 8. This year’s event will encompass all of Alexandria, and will feature more than 200 performances in over 50 different venues.

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Alexandria is 'Greening Up'

The City is “greening up” by forging new partnerships with organizations dedicated to trees, parks, and open space, and promoting a citywide effort to increase Alexandria’s tree canopy.

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Metro SafeTrack Updates

SafeTrack is an initiative of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which operates the MetroRail, MetroBus, and MetroAccess system. The focus of SafeTrack is a work plan to address safety recommendations and rehabilitate the Metrorail system to improve safety and reliability.

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Old Town Farmers’ Market 'Soil to Soul' Block Party

The annual “Soil to Soul” block party fundraiser benefiting the Old Town Farmers’ Market SNAP/EBT Double Dollar Program will be held on September 29, at Jackson 20. Local chefs and mixologists will prepare delicious dishes from farm-fresh ingredients straight from our market farms. 

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National Preparedness Month

Don’t wait. Communicate!  September is National Preparedness Month. Now is the time to be prepared, put together a kit, make an emergency plan and be ready! Check out resources for making sure that you, your family and your community are prepared if disaster strikes. 

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Fight the Bite!

Temperatures are rising and the sun is out. Fight the bite! Minimize mosquito breeding by eliminating standing water around your home or business. Protect yourself from insect bites by covering up or applying repellent. 

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Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning

On June 16, City Council unanimously approved the Master Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Special Use Permit and related applications and requests for the proposed Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The project also reached a major milestone with the recent completion of the Final Environmental...

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Interim Fitzgerald Square Project

The City plans to create an “interim” public plaza at the foot of King Street until construction begins on the permanent park envisioned in the City’s Waterfront Plan. The plaza will encompass the City-owned properties of 1 & 2 King Street, and the existing King Street Park, totaling about one...

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