Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Letter to the Editor: Amazon would help diversify city’s economy

To the editor: Last week, Amazon announced Northern Virginia was one of 20 sites in North America to be selected for the next round of...

Letter to the Editor: Consider the impact of more waterfront restaurants

To the editor: It is apparent that Alexandria city planners do not consider aggregate density in conjunction with proposed developments. Since Alexandria is the densest...

Letter to the Editor: City hall decisions harm small business

To the editor: Alexandria’s small business community is struggling. Increasingly, one sees on residential doorsteps, items purchased online and delivered by parcel service trucks. Retail...

Letter to the Editor: One mayoral candidate fights for the average...

To the editor: Soon we will have an upcoming Alexandria city election and voters will be asked to vote for a new city council and...

Our View: A tale of two tax bases

Gaps in the political realm are generally not good. A gender gap that’s too wide can spell doom for a political career. An education...

Letter to the Editor: If it’s not safe, it must be...

To the editor: I am neither a builder nor an architect, but it certainly does baffle me when a city and its government decide to...
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