Letters to the editor about news and issues in Alexandria.

Your Views: Don’t locate 150 people on a two-home site

To the editor: Residents cannot be blamed for missing a significant business item at the City Council legislative meeting on Sept. 8. Council approved an...

Your Views: Planned Belleview redevelopment is wrong

To the editor: We are writing to register our opinion about the proposed development in the Belleview Shopping Center. We are dismayed that plans are underway...

Your Views: Requiem for the Witness Tree

To the editor: Above the Port City in a rarefied air, there stood a noble oak tree at once luminous and fair. For seven score and 10 years long, the...

Your Views: In defense of Alexandria’s police

To the editor: Over the last few months, the role of law enforcement within the community has become a frequent topic of discussion. The death...

My View | Allison Silberberg: When “restoration” means destruction

The first rule in medicine is “do no harm.” The same rule should apply to government at any level. But governments can and do...

Your Views: Alexandria is overpopulated

To the editor: It’s the obvious, yet uncomfortable culprit no one talks about. However, its footprints appear in several articles of the Sept. 3 issue...