Tag: editorial

Our View: Where were you when the ‘Eagle’ landed?

The following is a reprint of the editorial the Alexandria Times ran on July 23, 2009, which commemorated the 40th anniversary of the lunar...

Our View: Preventative maintenance applies to ethics

Most people consider Alexandria an ably-run city. Our city staff in general are competent, knowledgeable and well-meaning. There have been no scandals in recent...

Our View: We have much to be thankful for

Thanksgiving always seems to come just in time. During election years – and in Virginia we vote on something most years – it comes just...

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...

OUR VIEW | Every day a holiday

Dr. Martin Luther  King Jr. has a national holiday named after him because of what he did to promote fundamental civil rights not just for African Americans but also for every human being in the country.

OUR VIEW | Perfect storm dumps on Alexandria

Civic engagement is the only way to put your mouth where your money is

Our View: Dont Be A Turkey, Buy Local

This week were basting you with a juicy way to aid Alexandrias economy before the Thanksgiving metaphors become irrelevant and nonsensical (too late?).