The Alexandria Times is a weekly newspaper founded in 2005. The print and online editions are the go-to source for news and advertising in the City of Alexandria. Our mission is to use the power of the press to provide insightful, accurate reporting that promotes civic engagement, holds government accountable, entertains readers and generally informs the 140,000 residents of Alexandria. The Alexandria Times also provides a forum of public thought and discussion. Email letters@alextimes.com to have your voice heard, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.