Tag: gun violence

Joint meeting addresses school safety, council approves SLEP member

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council and the Alexandria School Board held a joint meeting on Monday, in which they discussed ways to bolster...

Your Views: On gun violence

To the editor: In 2020, Alexandria became the first jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia to act under authority granted by the General Assembly...

Your Views: It’s past time to stop gun violence

To the editor: Our nation continues to bear witness to senseless events of gun violence and needless deaths. Atlanta and Indianapolis have joined Las...

My View with Sarah Bagley: Why I’m running for council

I have a proven commitment to community service and a personal and professional track record that makes me uniquely positioned to add value to...

Your Views: Misleading evidence on gun violence

To the editor: The opinion article published in the July 16 edition of the Alexandria Times entitled “Thank you for gun law” was one of...

Your Views: Thank you for gun law

To the editor: I want to congratulate the Alexandria City Council for passing the ordinance prohibiting firearms on city property. The citizens of Alexandria have...

Your Views: Mental illness and gun violence

To the editor: If we are going to discuss gun violence and mental illness, we must start with the fact that mass shootings are rare:...

Your Views: Gun safety is critical to reducing gun violence

To the editor: In commenting on the aborted Virginia legislative special session on gun control, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) said: “That was a laughable...

Foundation to plant trees to memorialize Virginia Tech shooting victims

The Virginia Tech Victims Family Outreach Foundation is planting the first phase of its memorial tree grove at Chinquapin Park on Sunday to commemorate...

Alexandria moms host local March for Our Lives event

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Just a week before the national March for Our Lives event, which was held Saturday in Washington D.C., two Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy...