Tag: pandemic

Our View: Please give it a shot!

COVID-19 is surging at a frightening rate in Alexandria right now, just in time for Christmas. It feels like we are all Charlie Brown,...

Your Views: Celebrating ACPS educators and staff

To the editor: As Alexandria City Public Schools nears the end of the first quarter of the year, there is much to be thankful...

My View with Dr. Rina Bansal: Ask, ‘Are you vaxxed?’

I am still surprised that so many people have not had their COVID-19 vaccine. I often hear people say they are fearful of the...

Your Views: Let’s appreciate service workers

To the editor: Admit it – aren’t we all really excited to be getting back to our lives? Have you gotten together with friends...

Our View: Please get vaccinated

The polls we run in the Alexandria Times opinion section are not scientific, as people self-select whether to participate. If these were intended to...

My View with Dr. Rina Bansal: Neighbors help neighbors by getting...

Remember the Golden Rule? “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?” As healthcare workers, we think about this rule quite a...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Post pandemic consumer trends

Hope springs eternal. All the indicators seem to be headed in the right direction and social distancing restrictions are scaling back. Many of us have...

Our View: There’s more than pollen in the air

Spring is all around us, and so is something that feels an awful lot like hope. This hope emanates from advances in COVID-19 vaccinations...

Our View: One year later

On St. Patrick’s Day last year, Chadwicks owner Trae Lamond stood in the middle of his restaurant, a dazed and rueful look on his...

Alexandria receives American Rescue Plan stimulus funds

Alexandria will receive about $59.4 million from the federal American Rescue Plan stimulus package, according to a news release. The $1.9 trillion ARP, also known...