Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

*The opinions expressed in letters and columns are those of the writers only and do not reflect the views, nor receive the endorsement, of the Alexandria Times.

Your Views: Karig and the PY Metro – Two peas in...

To the editor: Karig Estates and the Potomac Yard Metro have some of the same unfortunate themes coursing through their tortured history. In both projects...

Your Views: A back-door tax increase

To the editor: An article in the Washington Post on Feb. 19, 2020 states that Alexandria City Manager Mark Jinks proposed a two-cent increase in...

My View | Allison Silberberg: Stay strong

Like all of you, I have been thinking about the unfolding events of recent weeks. There are times that challenge one's soul – and...

Your Views: Remembering Chief Samarra

To the editor: As someone who knew former Alexandria Police Chief Charles Samarra, who died last week at age 74 following complications from surgery, I...

Our View: Environmental impact of COVID-19

The emphasis of the COVID-19 pandemic has necessarily been on treatment for the sick and preventative measures to slow the spread of the virus....

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: COVID-19 and state code

On March 12, Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia in response to the continued spread of COVID-19....