Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Our View: A BID reversal

We applaud the decision by City Manager Mark Jinks to drop consideration of a business improvement district for Old Town. The announcement, made at...

Filling in the Blanks: SOLs are just one way of measuring...

The beginning of a school year always coincides with receiving the results of testing conducted in the previous school year. Tests such as the...

Letter to the Editor: Methodology used to examine SOL performance was...

To the editor: I’m writing in response to the August 24 article and editorial pieces that attempt summaries of the changes in SOL test performance...

Our View: City council wish list

Labor Day marks the beginning of a new year for many. The end of summer in reality, if not by calendar, is the traditional starting...

Our View: Changing composition

The composition of an entity largely determines its success. This is true in many arenas, from design to bazaars. Below, we discuss how the design...

My View: Parking reduction proposals are unfair

By Rod Kuckro Alexandria residents should be very wary of a proposal working its way through city hall that would deny neighborhoods the ability to...
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