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

Our View: Planning commission goes rogue

There are 73 ongoing boards and commissions listed on the City of Alexandria’s website. This doesn’t include ad hoc entities formed for specific reasons,...

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...

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...

Our View: By the numbers, ACPS performance declines

Numbers can be twisted to say what we want them to say. What we think about a topic is largely a product of how...

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...
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