Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Our View: Berlin is an unusually qualified interim

When someone or something is labeled interim, it heralds a temporary situation: an intervening time period. In music, the interim element is a bridge, connecting...

Foodie: Lagers, pilsners swell in popularity

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  As summer reaches its midway point, craft beer fans are seeking out lighter, more refreshing beer options. It should come as...

Alexandria in Action: What would George and Ben think?

As we celebrate our nation’s 241st birthday and our city’s 268th, I think back to a column I wrote in 2014 about two of...

Our View: Baseball provides a constant bridge over troubled waters

Perhaps it’s fitting that an Alexandria Little League baseball team should win the state championship just weeks after Simpson Field was the scene of...

Letter to the editor: City council needs reform

To the editor: It is time to rein in the rampant disregard of the public trust by the Alexandria City Council. Congressman Don Beyer has just...

Our View: Patriotic celebrations are the perfect antidote to recent events

When times are low, as they unmistakably have been in Alexandria recently, sometimes a good old display of patriotism is just what the doctor...
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