Tag: city council

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...

Crowded slate of candidates vies for council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria is moving into election season full steam ahead now that the last call for Democratic candidates to file for...

Nonpartisan political action committee launches ahead of city elections

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A nonpartisan political action committee is seeking to change the city’s political discourse ahead of the June 12 Democratic primary...

New candidate announces run for council

Shortly before the deadline to run for council as a Democrat arrived, Old Town resident Chris Hubbard threw his hat in the ring.  Hubbard officially...

Letter to the Editor: Council should call the question for affordable...

To the Editor:  Alexandria has lost more than 17,000 market-affordable rental homes since 2000 – a shocking 90 percent loss of the city’s moderately priced housing...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Mo Seifeldein Alexandria, energy is contagious and our leaders, in their least effective form, should serve as a symbol of hope. The national energy can...

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker runs for council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-leader of the nonprofit Together We Bake, announced her run for Alexandria City Council at the Alexandria Democratic...
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