Tag: elizabeth bennett-parker

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...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 8: The future of e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Are scooters a vibrant new part of Alexandria’s transportation puzzle or a dangerous eyesore? That’s the question, and city residents...

Your Views: A stereotype of cyclists

To the editor: After only a few years in Alexandria, I am old enough to know that the Seminary Road road diet decision is not...

Lawsuit filed over chicken slaughterhouse

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The drama over the halal poultry butcher shop coming to Alexandria did not end when city council approved the business’...

Our View: Public input reflects healthy governance

Saturday’s city council public hearing on how to redesign Seminary Road was an example of democracy in action. A controversial issue that both divided and...