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Letter to the Editor: Stadium decision reflects selfishness

To the editor: Our neighbors had valid fear that their heritage, their way of life and their property rights would be impacted by a city...

Our View: Vote on T.C. lights a moral and strategic failure

Getting something from a negotiation is probably better than getting nothing, but at times there’s not a huge difference. That’s our take on city...

My View: An imaginary discussion about T.C. lights

By Denise Dunbar City official 1: I have an idea – I think we should add lights to the T.C. Williams football stadium project. City official...

The history beneath T.C. Williams

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com In the back-and-forth between supporters and opponents of lights at the T.C. Williams High School stadium, proponents often ask: Why...

My View: Let’s better celebrate our waterfront

By Hal Hardaway Alexandria needs to do a better job of celebrating our waterfront. Many residents may not be aware of the many facets of...

Our View: Alexandria’s endangered species: our golden goose

“Vision” is a fascinating word. Literally, it means to see, but true vision is the ability to see broadly, as is the cliché of...

Ferdinand T. Day opens its doors

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The walls have been color-coded by grade, a parking garage roof has been converted into a jungle gym and the...

Alexandria hosts annual birthday bash on Saturday

Alexandria will host its annual birthday celebration on Saturday at Oronoco Bay Park.  The celebration, which will commemorate the city's 269th birthday and the United...

Historic ship dismantled at Robinson Landing site

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Archaeologists have dismantled and removed one of the 18th-century ships discovered in March at the Robinson Landing site, developer EYA announced June...

King Street Corridor initiative secures private funding

By Michaela Gleeson | mgleeson@alextimes.com The King Street Corridor initiative, led by Visit Alexandria, is well underway with 80 percent of its $175,000 goal raised,...
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