The opinions of the Times’ editorial board on the latest news and events in Alexandria.

Our View: Can we ‘put up a parking lot?’

Our city government has declared war on cars. That’s the only conclusion that can be drawn from the totality of its actions in recent years...

Our View: The example of Patsy Ticer

As we mourn the passing this week of Patsy Ticer, we also celebrate her life and many achievements. Ticer was the embodiment of the best...

Our View: Discovering the hidden gems of Alexandria

The best stories are often the ones that shed light on little-known people. “The Imitation Game,” released in 2014, told the overlooked story of how...

Our View: Flags and food underpin community

The best and worst of Alexandria were simultaneously on display this past week. Falling in the best category is the reopening of Al’s Steakhouse. A community...

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...

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...
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