Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Our View: A quintessentially Alexandria weekend

History, tourism, culture and community are important elements of life in Alexandria. Facets of each were on display last weekend during the official celebration...

Letter to the Editor: Come election day, we remember schools votes

To the editor: Forgive me, but I am confused at Mayor Allison Silberberg’s comments in the Alexandria Times article, “Allison Silberberg prepares to launch reelection...

Letter to the Editor: Chapman has long history of housing advocacy

To the editor: As a housing policy analyst and affordable housing advocate for many years in the city, I was confused by Jim Melton’s Feb....

Letter to the Editor: Disturbing the peace

To the editor: The noise starts before dawn. For the next 16 to 18 hours, well past dark, it continues, loud and invasive. It is...

Letter to the Editor: Amazon would help diversify city’s economy

To the editor: Last week, Amazon announced Northern Virginia was one of 20 sites in North America to be selected for the next round of...

Letter to the Editor: Consider the impact of more waterfront restaurants

To the editor: It is apparent that Alexandria city planners do not consider aggregate density in conjunction with proposed developments. Since Alexandria is the densest...
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