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

Our View: Where were you when the ‘Eagle’ landed?

The following is a reprint of the editorial the Alexandria Times ran on July 23, 2009, which commemorated the 40th anniversary of the lunar...

Our View: Guns aren’t the whole problem

The special session Gov. Ralph Northam called to deal with gun control* is worthwhile – but it is only half a solution. As we...

Our View: What does it mean to be American?

“If you live in America, you’re an American.” That was the crux of a conversation a Times staffer recently overheard in a local coffee...

Our View: The boys, and girls, of summer

T.C. Williams High School and Alexandria’s private high schools have held their graduation ceremonies. The Alexandria Aces are in the middle of their Cal...

Our View: E-scooters and safety are contradictions

The kindest phrase we can find to describe the city’s transportation philosophy – which purportedly prioritizes safety – is “wildly contradictory.” The schizophrenic approach to...

Our View: Change is in the air

Two events earlier this week heralded new directions in Alexandria. First up was the announcement that the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus will be located directly...