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Trees planted in honor of former Mayor Allison Silberberg

Three Heritage River Birch trees were planted in former Mayor Allison Silberberg's honor at Oronoco Bay Park on April 30.  "I am very touched," Silberberg...

Social justice advocate Fay Slotnick dies at 71

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com Longtime Alexandria resident and civil liberties advocate Fay Slotnick died Feb. 20 from liver cancer. She was 71. Slotnick served in...

Letter to the Editor: Silberberg advocated for substantive ethics reform

To the editor: In response to Frank Shafroth’s letter to the editor “Ethics in Alexandria do need strengthening” in the Jan. 17 Alexandria Times, I...

New mayor, council sworn in

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Change was in the air of the T.C. Williams High School auditorium on the evening of Jan. 2 as Mayor...

Letter to the Editor: Alexandria needs an ethics ombudsman

To the editor: Allison Silberberg, the outgoing mayor of Alexandria, recently suggested that a permanent ethics commission be established by the incoming city council, which...

Letter to the Editor: Times tableau artfully captures Silberberg

To the editor: The tableau – story in photos – of Allison Silberberg’s mayoral term in the Dec. 13 Alexandria Times, “Allison Silberberg reflects on...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

Our View: Preventative maintenance applies to ethics

Most people consider Alexandria an ably-run city. Our city staff in general are competent, knowledgeable and well-meaning. There have been no scandals in recent...

My View: It’s been an honor to serve as your mayor

By Allison Silberberg As I complete my term as mayor, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our residents. Your civic engagement and...

Our View: Allison Silberberg’s legacy as mayor

When Allison Silberberg was sworn in as Alexandria’s new mayor in January 2016, it was the culmination of a whirlwind three years. In her first...