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

Filling in the Blanks: City and schools collaboration is key

From time to time, a member of the community will ask me a question about something happening at or near one of our schools. Depending...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Change – Resist or engage...

Much has been written about approaching changes in our retail sector and a recent editorial concluded that change is something that many in Old...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: ACPS welcomes new opportunities...

First, I would like to wish all of our ACPS families and community a happy New Year. Alexandria City Public Schools begins the New Year...

Justice Matters: Opioid addiction and the criminal justice system

By Bryan Porter One of the many unfortunate responsibilities that falls upon my office is that of receiving and reviewing the reports of the Office of...

Alexandria in Action: The gift of giving

The holidays are upon us. Hanukkah has begun with Christmas not far behind and before we know it, we’ll be beginning a new year....

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...
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