Tag: flooding

Our View: About time

Kudos to the city for taking concrete action to mitigate the flash floods that have been plaguing parts of Alexandria, particularly Del Ray, in...

Your Views: A Dem for Darryl

To the editor: As Alexandria voters head to the polls for Election Day on Nov. 2, I hope you will join me, and other Democrats,...

Your Views: Wilson owns the flooding mess

To the editor: When considering purchasing a house in Rosemont in 2015, I visited the engineering office at city hall. I was shown maps...

Your Views: Stormwater pipes, not pilots

To the editor: Like hundreds of other Alexandria residents, we have recently spent considerable time digging out from flooding along with anxious days when...

Council approves first half of American Rescue Plan funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved allocations for the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funding that was given to the...

Your Views: Preserving what matters

To the editor: It is often difficult to strike a balance between progress and preservation. Alexandria is a city that has vast experience with...

Braddock West project moves forward

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council passed a bevy of requests for the Braddock West development during Saturday’s public hearing, moving forward the 180-unit mixed-use...

Mayoral candidates face off during virtual debate

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] With less than one month to go until the June 8 Democratic primary, Mayor Justin Wilson and former Mayor Allison Silberberg...

What’s in the stormwater fee?

By Will Schick | [email protected] On July 23, 2020, Allison Scates, a resident of Del Ray, received a text message that sent her reeling. Scates,...

Your Views: Stop redirecting stormwater fees

To the editor: “Bread and Circuses” is a phrase used since ancient Rome to describe a brand of public policy where the masses are kept...