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.

My View | Justin Wilson: We need a cleaner economy in...

As the General Assembly began its 2020 session, I, like many Virginians, was excited to see history unfold. I was especially proud to watch...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘Hold to that talking point’

As revealed last week, FOIA documents indicate that the Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services officials confused the position of the Alexandria Fire...

My View | Corey Smedley: Fire Department provided input on Seminary

On Jan. 20, the Alexandria Times published a summary it prepared of selected emails between city transportation and fire officials. This summary does not...

Your Views: A proposed solution to Old Town parking woes

To the editor: As a 20-plus year resident of Old Town Alexandria, it is obvious to everyone, with the possible exception of the anti-car crowd,...

Our View: Should affordable housing be built on school property?

It’s well documented that Alexandria’s supply of affordable housing has declined dramatically during the past 20 years. The downside of a growing city with...

Celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United...