The opinions of the Times’ editorial board on the latest news and events in Alexandria.

Our View: Off these mean streets

Homelessness is the point where numerous other issues intersect. Housing affordability, addiction, mental health problems and availability of social services and jobs are factors...

Our View: Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway is long overdue

City council inched closer to renaming the part of Route 1 that runs through Alexandria from Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond Highway on Tuesday...

Our View: Right road, wrong vehicle

It’s possible to reach the right destination on the back of the wrong horse. That’s our takeaway from city council’s decision at Monday night’s...

Our View: Let’s re-think how Alexandria conducts council elections

Alexandria is in the midst of our triennial local election cycle, in which we will select a mayor, six city council members and nine...

Our View: One week, two special days in Alexandria

Two significant events take place in Alexandria this week and they are both historic and philanthropic. Each helps reveal the nature of our city...

Our View: Lights at T.C. Williams would be wrong

Something that’s legal can still be unethical. For instance, it’s generally wrong to break a promise, even when it’s not against the law to...
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