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

Our View: Environmental impact of COVID-19

The emphasis of the COVID-19 pandemic has necessarily been on treatment for the sick and preventative measures to slow the spread of the virus....

Our View: The dizzying pace of events

Alexandrians, like people across the country and around the world, have been thrown for a loop by the COVID-19 pandemic. People are getting sick and...

Our View: Systemic, civil ethics reform is needed

There’s been a lot of talk recently, both in the Times’ opinion pages and on local social media sites, about ethics and conflicts of...

Our View: Unraveling an arrest at school

The Feb. 13 arrest of T.C. Williams High School student Mohamed Aly on two counts of first-degree murder has shaken not just that school...

Our View: An excessive tax increase

In most years, a 2-cent increase in the city’s proposed tax rate would be acceptable, as inflation raises the cost of doing business year...

Our View: Time to revisit Complete Streets?

You’ve seen the artist’s renderings: people walking, bicyclists with helmets in designated bike lanes, a bus driving in a marked transit lane and even...