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Fairfax City Farmers Market Vendors Vent to City Council

Believed they were cut from fall festival and holiday craft show.

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One School, One City in Alexandria

School Board abandons plan to build a second high school, avoids dividing students.

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More Students, Fewer Dollars

Schools are bursting at the seams while trying to do more with less.

.Enrollment is up, and funding is down. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, which looked at funding and staffing trends at every school division in Virginia.

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School Board Candidates Debate in Great Falls

Town Hall Debate at Forestville Elementary attracts full-room audience; no one was indifferent.

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High Interest, Big Money

Lenders of last resort in Alexandria try to buy influence in Richmond.

Alexandria has eight car-title lending locations and two payday lenders, plus a growing number of companies offering online loans at nosebleed interest rates. It’s an industry that’s been under fire in recent years, and now campaign-finance disclosures show these companies are spreading their money around to Democrats and Republicans in an effort to influence the next General Assembly.

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