The Alexandria Times is Alexandria’s only locally owned, independent newspaper. We provide the best, most in-depth news reporting in the Port City, as well as first-rate coverage of local sports, arts and entertainment. The Times also contains weekly editorials focusing solely on issues within the city of Alexandria. We provide a forum for lively discussion of pressing local issues.
We offer many additional features of interest to our readers, including rotating columns on pets, health, seniors and small business issues, as well as obituaries, a weekly crossword puzzle, a homes section and features on local restaurants and businesses. We are the city’s best forum for local businesses to advertise their products and services.
The Times has a talented editorial, design and sales staff and is the winner of multiple awards from the Virginia Press Association each year.
By Mark Eaton
City elections are inevitable and intermittent.
Improving Alexandria’s election process offers none of the satisfactions of infrastructure enhancements such as plaques, ribbon-cutting ceremonies...