Tag: elizabeth bennett-parker

City human rights code to include gender identity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously voted to amend Alexandria’s human rights code to include protections for gender identity at Saturday’s public hearing....

City council approves phase two e-scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve a phase II dockless e-scooter pilot program at its public hearing on Saturday. The phase II...

Your Views: Seminary decision an example of non-representative government

To the editor: Recent changes on Seminary Road from four lanes to three lanes and the addition of two bike lanes has sparked major controversy. To...

Councilor Amy Jackson calls for reversal of Seminary road diet

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In a surprise to fellow members of council and city staff, Councilor Amy Jackson made a motion during Tuesday’s legislative...

Your Views: One-party rule leads to unresponsive government

To the editor: Two articles that appeared in the Nov. 7 Alexandria Times concern me. The first is Our View’s commentary on moving Alexandria’s local...

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

Compass opens second Alexandria office

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Real estate technology company Compass celebrated the opening of its second Alexandria office on Nov. 6, according to a news...

Your Views: Those elusive mystery residents

To the editor: At the Sept. 14 public hearing on Seminary Road repaving, Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker criticized single-family residents and civic associations, claiming to...

City council declares climate emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria joined 500 other communities worldwide in declaring a climate emergency, after city council unanimously approved a resolution to that...

Your Views: Slaughterhouse SUP was illegal

To the editor: Thanks to the Alexandria Times for its continued attention to the city’s unlawful and damaging zoning permit allowing a slaughterhouse to occupy...