Tag: lights

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...

Letter to the Editor: City unilaterally broke a promise

To the editor: On Oct. 13, city council voted 6-1 to approve lights and other upgrades to Parker-Gray Stadium at T.C. Williams High School. As...

Council approves lights for T.C. Williams stadium

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com For the first time since T.C. Williams High School was built in 1965, its football field will have stadium lighting. The...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...

Letter to the Editor: Do we want lights on every field?

To the editor: If any taxpaying resident needed proof that they are nothing more than a cash cow to those ruling Alexandria, then simply savor...

Our View: Lights at T.C. Williams would be wrong

Something that’s legal can still be unethical. For instance, it’s generally wrong to break a promise, even when it’s not against the law to...

Showdown looms over T.C. Williams stadium lights

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite attending classes in a relatively new, modern building, athletes at T.C. Williams High School have long dealt with the...

Letter to the Editor: T.C. Williams lights are an unacceptable breach...

Just when one thought the community engagement process had reached a new low in transparency and objectivity with the Patrick Henry project, we now have the...

LED traffic lights: A wintry hazard

LED traffic lights are not necessarily safer than the current incandescent traffic light bulbs because the LED bulbs do not burn hot enough to melt snow off of the traffic lights during a snowstorm, obscuring the colors of the traffic lights.
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