Opinion pieces from city leaders and local experts on a variety of topics.

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: ACPS welcomes new opportunities...

First, I would like to wish all of our ACPS families and community a happy New Year. Alexandria City Public Schools begins the New Year...

Justice Matters: Opioid addiction and the criminal justice system

By Bryan Porter One of the many unfortunate responsibilities that falls upon my office is that of receiving and reviewing the reports of the Office of...

Alexandria in Action: The gift of giving

The holidays are upon us. Hanukkah has begun with Christmas not far behind and before we know it, we’ll be beginning a new year....

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...

The Business Plan: Shop and celebrate locally this holiday season

Much of our celebration of the holidays over the next few months is experienced through shopping, dining and entertainment. The goal each year is...

Justice Matters: What constitutes a lawful detention

This is the first of a series of columns exploring police/citizen encounters. Imagine a scenario: you are walking out of a local department store having...
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