Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Our View: It may be time for an Alexandria drug court

If one thing is clear from the Alexandria Times’ in-depth series on the opioid crisis this year, it’s that there’s no single or easy...

Letter to the Editor: Santa, please fix the tax reform bill

To the Editor: Dear Santa, A wonderful Christmas present for all Americans would be: ■ A bipartisan approach to a tax reform plan, which is revenue neutral, doesn’t...

Letter to the Editor: A protest statue for the ages

To the editor: Leave Alexandria’s “protest statue” – also known as “The Appomattox” — alone. Its dramatic art is ideal for current and future protests. Its...

Letter to the Editor: Changes needed to BAR rules and regulations

To the editor: As the homeowners of 402 S. Pitt St., when we first read the article about our home in the Nov. 23 print version...

My View: Overhearing treatment of an opioid overdose

Thump, thump, thump. “Come on buddy, come on buddy,” the voice loudly exhorted from the other side of the partition. Beep, beep. “Powering up, powering, CLEAR,”...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...
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