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Governor Glenn Youngkin says the Senate is making a mistake by rejecting the financing for a plan that would allow a newly created statewide authority to own the proposed arenas land and lease it to Monumental Sports and Entertainment. / Photo by Michael Lee Pope

Arena Deal In Jeopardy

James Libresco, Editor March 13, 2024
The bid to bring two professional sports teams to Alexandria is in serious trouble now that Virginia legislators did not enable funding for the proposed $2.2 billion arena in the state budget.
The proposed Potomac Yards Entertainment District is expected to generate $8.4 million for City programming in its first year, 2030, with revenue growing each year. The project still needs approval from the Virginia state legislature and the Alexandria City Council. / JBG Smith

Apprehension Mounts As City Council Considers Arena Proposal

James Libresco, Editor March 8, 2024

The proposed $2.2 billion future home of the Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals would be an economic boon for Alexandria and help expand the commercial real estate tax base, according to a recent...

Community Leader Remembered

Community Leader Remembered

December 1, 2022
On Thanksgiving Day 2022, at the annual Alexandria City Turkey Trot, late former mayor and ACHS (then- T.C. Williams) Athletic Director Kerry Donley was honored as his family served as Grand Marshals. Donley passed away unexpectedly in July of this year, and this event was just the latest effort to pay respect to this community leader.
Schoolboard member Abdel Elnoubi, left, speaks at the September 10 listening session. Councilmember Canek Aguirre, right, writes down notes.

The Frustrations of a Community: Alexandria School Safety Community Listening Session

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor September 13, 2022
Alexandria City Councilmember Canek Aguirre and ACPS School Board member Abdel Elnoubi hosted a community listening session about school safety at Beatley Library on Sunday, September 10. The session was permeated with discussions surrounding the Student Law Enforcement Partnership (SLEP) initiative, media response, and community involvement in legislative processes. Elnoubi said that the decision on what to do with school resource officers (SROs) will be made in October or November, whether that be to leave, remove, or reimagine the role of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the city and schools. This decision will come with the recommendations of the SLEP committee. 
Honoring the Final 38 in Class of 22

Honoring the Final 38 in Class of ’22

September 10, 2022
On August 2, 38 ACHS seniors graduated after completing summer school courses to fulfill their graduation requirements.

SROs Are Back. What’s Next?

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

On October 12, the Alexandria City Council voted to temporarily reinstate the Student Resource Officer (SRO) program in Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) after it was dissolved by a 4-3 vote in May....

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