Tag: mayor

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,...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson tackles schools challenges

To the editor: As Alexandria parents whose child attended Alexandria City Public Schools and who now watch a new generation of neighborhood children attend those...

Letter to the Editor: Silberberg tackles the tough issues

To the editor: We are writing to express our support for re-electing Allison Silberberg as Alexandria’s mayor. During her three years as mayor, as well...

Letter to the Editor: Why I’m for Wilson

To the editor: This is the first time in 30 plus years of living in Alexandria that I have written a letter to the editor...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson tackles schools challenges

To the editor: As Alexandria parents whose child attended Alexandria City Public Schools and who now watch a new generation of neighborhood children attend those...