Tag: city council

Our View: Serial promise-breaking erodes trust

Increasingly in Alexandria, it seems that promises are made to be broken. It’s particularly disturbing when this breach of trust comes from those we...

Letter to the Editor: We must save the Potomac Yard wetlands

To the editor: Alexandria and Arlington are losing natural habitats to so-called smart growth development at an alarming rate. Elected officials say that such density and...

Letter to the Editor: Who hijacked our government?

To the editor: At every turn it seems, malfeasance and abuse of public trust is shown to be commonplace in Alexandria’s staff and council. How...

Seniors: AARP approves Alexandria’s age-friendly plan

By Jane King As we grow older, our focus turns to assuring that high-quality, affordable health care is available where we live. What we may overlook...

Letter to the Editor: Will a new mayor improve pedestrian safety?

To the editor: Alexandria’s election season saw a lot of political posturing on what’s best for our city and while some plans, initiatives and proposals...

Letter to the Editor: Mayor Silberberg responds to La Bergerie letter

To the editor: I am writing in response to the recent letter from the neighbors who filed the lawsuit regarding La Bergerie. In that letter,...

Letter to the Editor: Correcting the record on La Bergerie

To the editor: In 2014, more than 125 Old Town property owners petitioned city council to deny an application to turn a historic house at...

DEQ signs off on city’s outfalls remediation plan

The Virginia Department of Environmental Equality has approved the city and Alexandria Renew Enterprises’ plan to remediate its four outfalls. The plan, developed jointly by the...

Letter to the Editor: Times story was investigative journalism at its...

To the editor: As we sort through the upheavals of the June 12 election, let us not focus only on the results but on some...

Letter to the Editor: Wetlands impact should derail Potomac Yard Metro

To the editor: In a convoluted scenario typically satirized in a Carl Hiaasen novel, Alexandria’s now apparent backroom schemes for building the Potomac Yard Metro...
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