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City Officials Warn of Danger Posed by Concentrated Opioids

The City of Alexandria has responded to four suspected opioid overdoses in the last 72 hours, including two fatalities.

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Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week

Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week begins January 18-27, and will showcase the inventiveness of local chefs from participating restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle and Eisenhower, and the West End. 

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Resources for Federal Workers

As the partial federal government shutdown continues, the City of Alexandria offers resources and information to assist federal employees and contractors who are furloughed or working without pay.

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City Adopts WasteSmart Strategic Plan

On January 12, City Council adopted WasteSmart, a comprehensive, 20-year strategic plan that will ensure that Alexandria’s sustainable resource recovery program remains safe, effective, efficient, and environmentally sound in the coming decades.

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Winter Weather Preparedness

Responding to winter weather events is a top priority. Learn how the City prepares, and get familiar with Alexandria’s Snow Plan, Winter Weather Emergency System, and snow removal priorities.

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City Accepting Applications for Spring Academy Sessions

Learn more about your City government! Alexandria’s diverse academy programs are accepting applications for spring 2019 sessions. Programs are designed to inform, engage and educate the community about local government operations. 

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Gretchen M. Bulova Appointed Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria

City Manager Mark B. Jinks has appointed Gretchen M. Bulova as Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria, effective January 12.

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City Council Approves Steps to Keep New Potomac Yard Metro Station on Schedule

At recent meetings, the Alexandria City Council took several actions to continue progress toward the new Potomac Yard Metro Station and keep the project on schedule.

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Amazon HQ2 and Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

Amazon HQ NOVA will locate in National Landing, which encompasses parts of Pentagon City, Crystal City, and Potomac Yard. Virginia Tech will develop a revolutionary Innovation Campus in National Landing, within walking distance of the new Potomac Yard Metro Station. 

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