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Letter to the Editor: Renamed park is just another broken promise

To the editor: Alexandria doesn’t have the gumption to honor a town father, early mayor, aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War and patriot....

Council officially names Waterfront Park

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing on Saturday, city council officially adopted the name Waterfront Park for the new park at the...

Letter to the Editor: Name the new park at the waterfront...

To the editor: I read with interest the process on naming the new park on Alexandria’s waterfront, “Decision nears on park name,” in the Nov....

Decision nears on name for park at the foot of King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an...

Our View: Honoring Irish heritage in Alexandria

It’s human nature to want to duck an issue rather than face potential unpleasantness head on. We all do it. Alexandria’s local government has...

Letter to the Editor: Flawed park naming process is no joke

To the editor: While the article “Naming process draws Ire(ish)” in the Sept. 20 Alexandria Times addressed some of the Ballyshaners concerns, it did not...

King Street park naming process draws ire

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When the City of Alexandria broke ground on a new park at the base of King Street on St. Patrick’s...