Tag: City of Alexandria

Traffic and Parking Board approves removal of parking spaces

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The Traffic and Parking Board voted Monday night to remove five parking spaces along North Pitt and Pendleton streets to accommodate...

Our View: Council must reclaim policy-making role

Policy can be developed in many ways, and some are definitely better than others. Sometimes policy percolates out of think tanks. There, it has...

Your Views: Accountability or an end to trust

To the editor: It’s important city leaders hold people accountable for what they do. A case in point: In 2018, city staff informed council members they’d...

Your Views: Tom of North Washington Street

To the editor: Those of you who have spent time on North Washington Street over the past several years have seen Tom. Homeless, Tom has...

Your Views: Overfunding Alexandria’s stream projects

To the editor: The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the regulatory agency responsible for overseeing stream construction projects throughout the Commonwealth, no longer allows default...

Your Views: City’s actions are not eco-friendly

To the editor: My name is Amarantha Flachs-Hernandez and I am an eighth grade student at George Washington Middle School. Last year, the Virginia Department...

Local counselors and service providers discuss mental health during COVID-19

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] Monika Taylor, a support group coordinator for Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia, runs a loneliness support group that is often...

Your Views: Use science over politics

To the editor: As with Taylor Run, area residents oppose the City of Alexandria’s stream restoration plans for Strawberry Run using the natural channel design....

Your Views: Who benefits from Taylor Run clear cutting?

To the editor: Taylor Run is our very own rare, urban forest. Forests are not just a collection of trees, and they are not organized...

T.C. lights lawsuits are settled

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Updated Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. The years-long battle over the T.C. Williams High School stadium renovation came to a conclusion...