Tag: city council

My View: Karig hearing was a visit to Alice’s ‘Wonderland’

By Jeremy Flachs On Jan. 20, our city council voted 6-1 to approve the development at Karig Estates without modification, a vote which denied the appeal of...

To the editor: It’s time to give city police fair pay

To the editor: My name is Diana Barrett and I’m president of the Alexandria Chapter of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association. I am writing...

To the editor: It’s time to sustain affordable housing in Alexandria

To the editor: For almost two decades, Alexandria has lost a considerable amount of its affordable housing stock, making it increasingly difficult for average Alexandrians...

To the editor: New PAC seeks change on council

To the editor: It’s time for a change. Alexandrians for Better City Government represents Alexandrians seeking real choice and change in the upcoming Alexandria Democratic...

Showdown looms over T.C. Williams stadium lights

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite attending classes in a relatively new, modern building, athletes at T.C. Williams High School have long dealt with the...

Kevin Dunne discusses city council run

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Kevin Dunne isn’t the most traditional candidate vying for a seat on council in 2018. So far the only Republican to...

Our View: March Madness gives way to electoral fever

Alexandria’s local elections are fun – at least for those on the sidelines watching. Our city’s Democratic primary campaigns tend to hold most of the...

Letter to the editor: Hardwick stands out in council field

To the editor: This year’s Alexandria City Council race is quite crowded, with 12 candidates throwing their hats in the ring on the Democratic side...

Letter to the editor: Mayor Silberberg shows up

To the editor: This week marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot dead at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Elizabeth Bennett-Parker I was born in Alexandria. Both of my parents were in the Navy and their service took us many places, but I...
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