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

Our View: ‘Mask’ is not a bad four-letter word

In this hyper-partisan era, during this increasingly nasty election year, it seems that every action is a political statement. With 130,000 deaths and counting in...

Our View: Freedom, equality and justice for all

In this year in which nothing feels like what’s come before, we shouldn’t expect Independence Day to be any different. Both in activities and...

Our View: Keep wearing your mask

Next Wednesday, Virginia is slated to enter phase three of reopening from the coronavirus-caused shutdown. Meanwhile, cases are spiking in many states that have...

Our View: Time for a new name

We have been saying for more than two years that the name T.C. Williams should be removed from Alexandria’s only high school. The three-part series...

Our View: Bad optics in school board budget

The school board budget adopted this month had to be cut slightly due to pandemic-caused shortfalls in the city’s revenues. Unfortunately, the school board opted...

Our View: The new normal

The cartoon in the May 7 Alexandria Times depicted a man and woman walking up to a restaurant with people sitting at outdoor tables...