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

Our View: Council’s delegation of authority was an unforced error

It’s remarkable how often public officials seem tone deaf to how their actions will be perceived.  This happens too often in Alexandria. The most recent...

Our View: Hopes for a new city council session

City council kicks off 2018 – and the third year of this council term – with its first meeting of the New Year on...

Our View: Looking back at 2017

In this, our year-in-review issue, we pause to take stock of what has transpired during the 12 months of the expiring calendar year. Some events...

Our View: Our wish upon a star? A break from partisanship

‘Tis the season for giving, love and wishes. What we’d most like in our Christmas stocking is a break from political nastiness and seemingly...

Our View: It may be time for an Alexandria drug court

If one thing is clear from the Alexandria Times’ in-depth series on the opioid crisis this year, it’s that there’s no single or easy...

Our View: A sea of change for Old Town

Sometimes change comes so slowly it’s almost imperceptible. Like beach erosion or the growth of a child, those who witness it daily don’t see the...
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