Tag: city hall

Your Views: Civic engagement needed on housing policy

To the editor: City hall expects development projects to get through the process expeditiously, even if it means cutting corners, such as with the Eisenhower...

Your Views: Environmental shell game

To the editor: Jason Muller’s “End the clean car surtax” is one of those letters to the editor likely to be influential because it calls...

Your Views: Unconstitutional street renaming rules

To the editor: Your article on renaming Lee Street, “Residents divided over petition to rename Lee Street,” in the Aug. 5 Alexandria Times tries to...

Your Views: Leaf piles are a hazard

To the editor: It is that wonderful time of the year when leaves begin to change color and then fall on our Old Town streets....

Outcasts Brass Band jazzes up Old Town with creative fusion of...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] If you have walked through Market Square on a weekend over the past two years, chances are you have heard...

Meetings on Juvenile Detention Center’s future

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The City of Alexandria, City of Falls Church and Arlington County will host community meetings in November to obtain public...

Your Views: City staffers do council’s bidding

To the editor: Letter writers may try to blame staff for city hall's egregious policy decisions, but staff is only recommending what it has been...

Your Views: Development agenda threatens open space, affordable housing

To the editor: Your editorial from June 6 asks, “Is development a net positive?” For those of us saddled with the tax burden higher density...

Your Views: City should challenge federal overreach

To the editor: The issue of the halal slaughterhouse was a real test of how committed city hall is to the previous city council’s Nov....

Our View: September storms in Alexandria

Hurricane Florence’s menacing approach toward the coast in South and North Carolina is a reminder that we are never as in control as we...