Tag: opinion

Your Views: Old Town tree wells need some TLC

To the editor: Have you noticed the multiple rat holes in many of the tree wells on King Street? I called the city about them...

Your Views: Sargent Jerry Murray High School

To the editor: Students deserve to matriculate at a school bearing the name of someone who inspires them, a role model in fact. Students attending...

Our View: Keep wearing your mask

Next Wednesday, Virginia is slated to enter phase three of reopening from the coronavirus-caused shutdown. Meanwhile, cases are spiking in many states that have...

Your Views: Development trumps schools and trees

To the editor: On May 26, CNN ran a story about tree loss. According to David Nowak, a senior U.S. Forest Service scientist and co-author...

Your Views: It’s time for a clean sweep

To the editor: I am becoming increasingly concerned about the questionable management of our city, particularly enforcement of city codes, bias against residents and for...

Our View: Bad optics in school board budget

The school board budget adopted this month had to be cut slightly due to pandemic-caused shortfalls in the city’s revenues. Unfortunately, the school board opted...

Our View: The new normal

The cartoon in the May 7 Alexandria Times depicted a man and woman walking up to a restaurant with people sitting at outdoor tables...

Your Views: All in this together

To the editor: So, only people 50 years and older, especially those old-timers 70 years-plus, are recommended to wear masks "whenever they leave the house,"...

Your Views: Why remove the Appomattox?

To the editor: Why couldn't he have been renamed to “The Civil War Contemplator” or just “Contemplation?” He could stand for a generic soldier of...

My View | Allison Silberberg: A moment for change

The murder of George Floyd is shocking and heartbreaking. He deserves justice. He should be alive today. His loved ones, including a 6-year-old daughter,...