Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

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...

Our View: Responding to need, Alexandria style

(File photo) Alexandria has a well-deserved reputation as a giving community. Maybe it stems from being home to so many local and national nonprofit associations. Or...

Our View: A BID for fairness

(File photo) While business improvement districts can generally be effective, we have significant reservations about the proposal under consideration for Old Town. The first reservation stems...

Our View: Historic Alfred Street church sits at a crossroads

(Image/City of Alexandria) The Alfred Street Baptist Church is one of the most important institutions in the city of Alexandria. Formed in 1803, the church...

Senior Corner: Promoting healthy aging

By Mary Belanich Many of Virginia Hospital Center’s programs and services exemplify its mission, “to be the best health system,” including the offerings of the...
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