Tag: opinion

Your Views: School shutdown is harming children

To the editor: I grew up with an absent father and an abusive mother. The abuse was so bad that if this pandemic had happened...

Our View: Back to the classroom

A perceived lack of progress by Alexandria City Public Schools on returning students to classrooms is frustrating an increasing number of parents in the...

Your Views: Old Town is not New York

To the editor: City Council, please stop approving high rises in Old Town. The almost finished Robinson Landing is so high it has blocked the...

Our View: T.C. lights agreement is illuminating

We’ve contended on these pages for the last three years that no lights should be built at the T.C. Williams Parker-Gray stadium because of...

Your Views: Vote ‘no’ on Amendment 1

To the editor: Both sides, for and against the constitutional amendment, that would change the way legislative district boundaries are drawn, believe gerrymandering is bad....

Our View: A once-in-a-lifetime chance

Two lengthy letters on page 24 in this week’s Alexandria Times opinion section make the case for and against Amendment 1, the redistricting amendment...

Your Views: Meaning of T.C. Williams has changed

To the editor: How about we remove the shame but keep the name and rededicate the school T.C. Williams to honor all of the students,...

Your Views: Don’t bulldoze Taylor Run

To the editor: The City of Alexandria wants to re-engineer 1,900 feet of the Taylor Run stream channel in Chinquapin Park between T.C. Williams High...

Your Views: The morals of governing

To the editor: In Old Town’s southwest quadrant, New York real estate developer Asland Capital Management and their Arlington-based legal representative Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley &...

Our View: Hutchings’ double standard

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D., confirmed last week that one of his two children is attending Bishop Ireton High School,...