Tag: politics

Council approves revised Landmark Mall master plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Landmark Mall, Alexandria’s major West End development project, took a significant step forward, as city council approved a revised master...

Council approves Del Ray Gardens

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council approved a special use permit for a combination of 100 indoor and outdoor seats at the Del Ray...

Tying the Knot: Mayor Justin Wilson and wife Alex weather the...

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com It likely comes as no surprise that Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson met his wife, Alex Crawford-Batt, at a state Democratic...

Your Views: City should challenge federal overreach

To the editor: The issue of the halal slaughterhouse was a real test of how committed city hall is to the previous city council’s Nov....

Donley did vote for BRAC density

To the editor: In the March 28 Alexandria Times, Bill Goff wrote a letter, “The solution to a residential nightmare,” highlighting why the enormous BRAC...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Finding balance in our community

Our incredible city has so much going for it, and with the spotlight on Amazon HQ2 and the Innovation Campus, the whole world has...

Our View: Remove partisan labels from criminal justice posts

Alexandria has had few public servants like Ed Semonian. This is in part due to his extraordinary 40-year tenure as Alexandria’s clerk of the circuit...

Marian Van Landingham serves city in arts, politics for more than...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Marian Van Landingham always returns to painting and politics. Van Landingham, who led the effort to establish the Torpedo Factory Art...

Letter to the Editor: Press has unique role in exposing wrongdoing

To the editor: Your Aug. 16 editorial, “Serial promise-breaking erodes trust” does more to counter the “fake news” hyperbole than the Boston Globe-led editorializing campaign...

Our view: Pondering patriotism

The Fourth of July, with its fireworks, neighborhood parades and cookouts, offers a much needed respite from the “bombs bursting in air” of our...