Letters to the editor about news and issues in Alexandria.

My View | Michael Maibach: How to make city hall more...

Did you know Alexandria’s first city council – elected in 1780 – was bicameral? That in 1804 we established our first council wards? That...

Your Views: Proposed legislation is troubling

To the editor: It is difficult to estimate how many proposals will ultimately succeed in becoming law, but Alexandrians should be aware that there are...

My View | Frank Putzu: Fire Department lacked input on Seminary...

By Frank Putzu This is the first of three My Views that will examine the role of the Alexandria Fire Department in planning prior to...

Your Views: Our city manager is not overpaid

To the editor: Recently you have printed several letters accusing the City of Alexandria of overpaying its top professional staff. Comparisons have been made with...

Your Views: A playground takeover at Polk

To the editor: Neighbors adjacent to the James K. Polk Elementary School are wondering how an outdoor metal structure, resembling a massive Erector Set, suddenly...

The Business Plan with Bill Regan: Great expectations

Our region is humming. You can’t walk or ride down a street without noticing cranes and dodging construction crews. These are, for better or...