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

Our View: The implications of our history

The history of a place encompasses more than buildings. History is too complicated and layered to be contained just by structures, even ones as...

Our View: A good budget

With apologies to J.K. Rowling, we are tempted to say, “You’re a wizard, Mark.” How else to view Alexandria’s fiscal year 2020 budget, passed...

Our View: In pursuit of fairness

Issues of race and fairness are among the most difficult to reconcile, not just in Alexandria but in our country as a whole. Successful,...

Our View: A scooter invasion

There’s an old tale, likely an urban legend, that in 1895, when the first two automobiles arrived in an Ohio town, they promptly drove...

Our View: A step in the right direction

City council’s decision to compromise on seating at the Del Ray Gardens restaurant at Saturday’s public hearing was the right decision, even if the...

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

This spring, Alexandria City Public Schools administrators will begin to look at our priorities for the next five years. Our current strategic plan was...