Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on Jefferson-Houston performance

To the Editors, I’m writing to unpack a statement in a letter to the Alexandria Times editors titled “City should spend less money on education.”...

Opinion: Pursuing a proactive, prudent budget

By Mayor Allison Silberberg We are in the thick of the budget process. This is a time for all of us to focus on the...

Our View: Exciting times at the Times

It’s an adage in business that to stand still is really to move backward. This is especially true of media companies in the 21st century,...

Foodie: When it comes to strawberries (and produce in general), opt...

By Cathal Armstrong Sometime in April we should start to see local strawberries. Usually around the last week of this month, the early glow variety...

Our View: Law enforcement and combating drug abuse must be collaborative...

(File photo) On Monday, Alexandria police and prosecutors banded together with counterparts from the Virginia State Police and Maryland law enforcement officials to announce a...

Our View: Proposed tax ceiling is too vaulted

File photo Well, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson deserves credit for audacity. That’s the nicest thing we can say about his staggering proposal to advertise raising property...
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