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: We need bike lanes on Seminary

To the editor: I am writing to discuss the proposed changes to Seminary Road between Quaker Lane and Howard Street. Like many of my neighbors,...

Your Views: E-scooters are good for Alexandria

To the editor: There is not a mode of transportation I don’t love. I own a car, often commute on a bicycle and have Metro...

Justice Matter with Bryan Porter: Conducting a review of policies

Prosecutors wield a significant amount of authority. We affect the community in a variety of ways, some obvious, others more indirect. Given the authority...

Your Views: What’s the point?

To the editor: Paige Pollard of the Commonwealth Preservation Group writes in the May 9 Alexandria Times, “Black house is in compliance with easement” that...

Your Views: First integrated are first eliminated at ACPS

To the editor: Lewis Walker began sweeping floors and emptying trash cans in George Washington High School in Alexandria in 1948. For most of his...

Our View: The implications of our history

The history of a place encompasses more than buildings. History is too complicated and layered to be contained just by structures, even ones as...