Tag: council

Letter to the Editor: Give Silberberg a council that supports her

To the editor: For seven years I’ve participated in many city development and policy initiatives. This began with the waterfront, where citizens spoke both pro...

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...

Our View: Hopes for a new city council session

City council kicks off 2018 – and the third year of this council term – with its first meeting of the New Year on...

Local businessman announces candidacy for council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A fourth newcomer has announced a bid for city council. Robert Ray, the owner of long-running Cavalier Antiques on Prince Street,...

Dak Hardwick to run for Alexandria City Council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dak Hardwick, previous chair of the Alexandria Democratic Committee and Chamber of Commerce, announced on Oct. 19 that he will...

City drops bid for business improvement district

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks announced Tuesday night during a city council legislative meeting that Alexandria is dropping its attempt to...

Letter to the editor: City council needs reform

To the editor: It is time to rein in the rampant disregard of the public trust by the Alexandria City Council. Congressman Don Beyer has just...

Elephant in the room: the case for two-party politics in Alexandria

To the editor: I remember our first all-out, full family, political dinner table battle. My mother is a hardened Democrat and my father, an investment...
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