Tag: city council

Marian Van Landingham serves city in arts, politics for more than...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Marian Van Landingham always returns to painting and politics. Van Landingham, who led the effort to establish the Torpedo Factory Art...

Council approves 2019 General Assembly goals

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council voted unanimously to accept the city’s proposed legislative package for the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session at its...

Letter to the Editor: Manifest function and latent dysfunction

To the editor: I believe with every decision and action we should think of what we are doing and how it might affect others. In...

Letter to the Editor: City’s election process is undemocratic

To the editor: This is in response to your final report on the mid-term elections for city council. As you reported, all of the elected...

Parker-Gray and Old and Historic BARs to be consolidated

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to consolidate Alexandria’s two locally regulated boards of architectural review, putting...

Our View: Assessing Alexandria’s local election

Nationwide the vaunted blue wave was real, and though not the tsunami predicted at one point, in Alexandria it helped lift the full Democratic...

Letter to the Editor: Bennett-Parker for city council

To the editor: I am a proud Alexandrian who lives on the West End, but I work three jobs to afford to live here –...

Letter to the Editor: Election Day must be our Independents Day

To the editor: I fully support Independent candidate Mark Shiffer for city council. Shiffer deserves your vote. Take an extra two seconds to scan to...

Our View: Could compromise become a trend?

City council’s recent decision to adopt a compromise solution on parking for Chatham Square residents is a welcome development for several reasons. Foremost, it’s a...

Letter to the Editor: Stadium decision reflects selfishness

To the editor: Our neighbors had valid fear that their heritage, their way of life and their property rights would be impacted by a city...
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