Tag: mayor

City council newcomers reflect on eight months in office

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council’s first public hearing of the fall is shaping up to be epic in length and community engagement, with...

Letter to the Editor: Times tableau artfully captures Silberberg

To the editor: The tableau – story in photos – of Allison Silberberg’s mayoral term in the Dec. 13 Alexandria Times, “Allison Silberberg reflects on...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

My View: It’s been an honor to serve as your mayor

By Allison Silberberg As I complete my term as mayor, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our residents. Your civic engagement and...

Our View: Allison Silberberg’s legacy as mayor

When Allison Silberberg was sworn in as Alexandria’s new mayor in January 2016, it was the culmination of a whirlwind three years. In her first...

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

Letter to the Editor: Will a new mayor improve pedestrian safety?

To the editor: Alexandria’s election season saw a lot of political posturing on what’s best for our city and while some plans, initiatives and proposals...

Our view: One cheer for council pay raise

City council’s unanimous vote at Saturday’s public hearing to minimally raise salaries for Alexandria’s mayor and members of council was a tiny step in...

Council discusses salary increases, affordable housing at legislative meeting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council passed the ordinance on first reading to increase annual compensation for mayor to $41,600 and for other members of...

Our View: June madness

We suspect few Alexandrians expected this particular collection of seven candidates to emerge victorious from the Democratic primary held Tuesday. The results, in total,...