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Honoring a father’s legacy: Transforming Tony’s Auto to senior living

By James Matheson | jmatheson@alextimes.com Tony’s Auto Service, built on the hard work of an Italian immigrant and the relationships he forged, is being transformed by his family into a different kind of business this...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Volunteering: A feel-good experience

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D There’s no greater gift than that of our time, talents and resources. We are reminded of that this month as Alexandria City Public Schools celebrates National Volunteer Month, Public School Volunteer...

Process matters in decisions

To the editor: When I first ran for City Council in 1979 I was pretty confident that I understood most of the major issues and had a good feel for the community – I...

Missed opportunity requires soul searching

To the editor: As the Monumental Sports & Entertainment deal with Alexandria has officially ended, it is time for our city to reflect on its priorities and how we approach development. The Monumental proposal...

Many ways to build community

Real community in today’s fractured world is a gift. We are in an era where working from home has remained the norm for many following the COVID-19 pandemic. Students sit in school cafeterias on their...