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Letter to the Editor: Stadium decision reflects selfishness

To the editor: Our neighbors had valid fear that their heritage, their way of life and their property rights would be impacted by a city...

Letter to the Editor: City unilaterally broke a promise

To the editor: On Oct. 13, city council voted 6-1 to approve lights and other upgrades to Parker-Gray Stadium at T.C. Williams High School. As...

Our View: Vote on T.C. lights a moral and strategic failure

Getting something from a negotiation is probably better than getting nothing, but at times there’s not a huge difference. That’s our take on city...

Letter to the Editor: Keeping commitments

To the editor: After hearing the background of the existing neighborhood, construction of T.C. Williams and the agreement that was made in 1965, it seemed...

City council approves lights, upgrades for T.C. Williams’ Parker-Gray Stadium

City council voted to approve the addition of lights at T.C. Williams' Parker-Gray Stadium, as well as upgrades to the stadium itself and a...

Our View: Compromise on T.C. lights

History is not inherently good or bad. In Alexandria, we rightly celebrate our storied colonial era, preserve the cobblestone streets that remain and continue...

My View: An imaginary discussion about T.C. lights

By Denise Dunbar City official 1: I have an idea – I think we should add lights to the T.C. Williams football stadium project. City official...

Letter to the Editor: An SUP is indeed a promise to...

To the editor: When the Alexandria Planning Commission was considering, and then approved, lights for the T.C. Williams High School football stadium, I took exception...

The history beneath T.C. Williams

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com In the back-and-forth between supporters and opponents of lights at the T.C. Williams High School stadium, proponents often ask: Why...

The great T.C. lights debate begins

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Despite a lawsuit, years of neighborhood opposition and an alleged verbal contract that was upheld for half a century, the...
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