Editorials, columns and letters about the issues facing Alexandria.

Your Views: Please do the right thing and extend parking protection

To the editor: I live on a block with the pay-by-phone parking pilot program in Old Town. The quality of our lives has improved exponentially...

Your Views: Parking program helps residents

To the editor: I am writing my first “letter to the editor” in my life to address the needless sturm und drang around the paid...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Continuing the...

When we think of fighting for equity and the integration of schools, names like Melvin Miller and Ferdinand T. Day spring to mind. As...

Your Views: Planning commission ignores neighbors’ concerns

To the editor: Our Alexandria Planning Commission professes to be engaged in a competition with the D.C. and National Harbor waterfronts. The Old Town waterfront...

Your Views: Proposed slaughterhouse is barbaric and illegal

To the editor: It is at once astonishing and horrifying that city council at Saturday’s public hearing may confer a special use permit for a...

Our View: Are we a slaughterhouse city?

We offer no opinion on the advisability or morality of meat consumption. Happily, we live in a free society where people make decisions about diet...
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