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

Our View: A quintessentially Alexandria weekend

History, tourism, culture and community are important elements of life in Alexandria. Facets of each were on display last weekend during the official celebration...

Our View: A tale of two tax bases

Gaps in the political realm are generally not good. A gender gap that’s too wide can spell doom for a political career. An education...

Our View: Inspirational leaders forged by adversity

The oft-quoted proverb by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, “What does not kill me makes me stronger,” is overused, but that doesn’t mean it’s not largely...

Our View: Flu is one thing we shouldn’t share

While Alexandria is known for being a giving community, there are times when we need to not only keep what we have, but go...

Our View: Compromise is not a four letter word

In this era of identity politics, the notion of compromise is often viewed as unacceptable. It seems many increasingly equate giving in a little...

Our View: Parking vote is about livability

This local election season, it’s time to have a discussion about what kind of Alexandria we want, both now and in the future. Do we...
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