Tag: opinion

Your Views: Human Rights Commission members on George Floyd

To the editor: We, the undersigned, are members of the Alexandria Human Rights Commission, but we submit this letter in our own capacity as residents...

Our View: The power of silent protest

Silence can be a mighty force. Those who practice prayer or meditation already know what a difference it can make on a personal level....

Our View: ‘Right in time’

Alexandria enters phase one of reopening for business from the coronavirus pandemic at midnight tonight. Ready or not, here we go. We are cautiously optimistic...

Your Views: Time to open parks, collect trash

To the editor: I write in response to your editorial “Patience remains a virtue” in the May 14 issue of the Alexandria Times. No doubt...

Your Views: Practice civility when you park

To the editor: Back in March, the mayor's office offered reserved spaces for pickup and carryout to every restaurant in the city.  For those who...

Your Views: We need campaign finance reform

To the editor: Average citizens place a priority on having a health system which works for all of us. Yet the current pandemic clearly reveals...

Our View: Patience remains a virtue

While the process wasn’t pretty, we think Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) and Northern Virginia’s leaders made the right call to delay phase one reopening...

Your Views: Short memory for what matters

To the editor: At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on Tuesday, to influence the State Water Control Board to grant or deny...

Our View: Where were you when the ‘Eagle’ landed?

The following is a reprint of the editorial the Alexandria Times ran on July 23, 2009, which commemorated the 40th anniversary of the lunar...

Letter to the Editor: Karig decision reveals council’s biases 

To the editor: Vice Mayor Justin Wilson’s April newsletter failed to excuse his Jan. 20 approval of the Karig Estates development by saying the project is...