Opinion pieces from city leaders and local experts on a variety of topics.

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Circumstantial evidence is crucial for prosecutors

By Bryan Porter Imagine reading an advertisement for a job that described the requirements of employment thusly: “The successful candidate will be given no formal training...

Seniors: AARP approves Alexandria’s age-friendly plan

By Jane King As we grow older, our focus turns to assuring that high-quality, affordable health care is available where we live. What we may overlook...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: Summer is busy for...

By Ramee Gentry For many, summer is a time to slow down, relax a bit and take a break from the day-to-day to enjoy summer...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Experiential retail

Seventy of Alexandria’s savviest independent retailers collaborated last week on approaches to improve the visitor experience in the city. The Experiential Retail Summit was...

Life well lived: How to approach and treat osteoporosis

By Dr. Vivek Sinha As a primary care physician, one of our main goals during a routine physical is prevention. How can we prevent disease?...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Legal misconceptions from TV

By Bryan Porter There is a plethora of television shows that purport to show how crimes are investigated and tried. One huge problem exists with...
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