Archive for 'Editorials'
One might say the City of Alexandria has bad luck when it comes to some of their employees’ sticky fingers, but that would be inaccurate. Luck has nothing to do with it. A culture of lax [...]
A booming local and national economy is not on the horizon. The prospect is only getting dimmer as international markets continue to falter or altogether collapse, and the possibility of a more austere federal government threatens [...]
On Tuesday, Election Day, voters made a collective decision that should not have been theirs to make: who would spend the next eight years overseeing the daily operations of Alexandria Circuit Court — and get paid [...]
When Republican Chris Marston announced earlier this year he would challenge 31-year incumbent Ed Semonian for clerk of court, the Alexandria Democratic Committee erupted in disbelief and outrage. The committee appeared to view this position as [...]
Last week, the Times reported on Shaun Carlan, a fugitive wanted by police for severely beating a local woman after she refused his sexual advances at a city park. The crime occurred September 11, yet the [...]
When is a rusty chain-link fence anything but an eyesore? When the Board of Architectural Review decides it’s aesthetically and historically important. In a saga that sounds like something out of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged,” BAR [...]