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

Long days, short years

It seems a marvel that Louis Kokonis has been teaching in Alexandria’s school system for 60 years. His arrival at Francis C. Hammond High...

Our View: New year, new leaders

The new calendar year often seems a bit superfluous, coming right in the middle of the existing school and fiscal years. A third grader...

Our View: Preventative maintenance applies to ethics

Most people consider Alexandria an ably-run city. Our city staff in general are competent, knowledgeable and well-meaning. There have been no scandals in recent...

Our View: Allison Silberberg’s legacy as mayor

When Allison Silberberg was sworn in as Alexandria’s new mayor in January 2016, it was the culmination of a whirlwind three years. In her first...

Our View: Alexandria’s early Christmas present

Various activities this weekend mark the official launch of the holiday season in Alexandria. From the annual Scottish Christmas Walk and Parade of Lights...

Our View: We have much to be thankful for

Thanksgiving always seems to come just in time. During election years – and in Virginia we vote on something most years – it comes just...
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