Tag: potomac yard metro

New coalition launches in protest of proposed arena

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Coalition to Stop the Arena at Potomac Yard held its first protest at the Potomac Yard-Virginia Tech Metro station...

Your View: Where’s the soil test?

To the editor: The Potomac Yard Metro station opened on May 19. But the sordid story of how it came to be sited on wetland,...

Corrected Your View: New Metro station is an ugly scar

To the editor: In the April 27 Alexandria Times article “City readies for Metro ribbon-cutting,” Mayor Justin Wilson is quoted as stating that federal agencies...

Our View: When we don’t want to know

  It’s human nature to avoid bad news. Sometimes we delay a needed medical exam for fear of what will be found. Sometimes we avoid...

Opening of Potomac Yard Metro nears

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A string of controversies and delays have long dogged the Potomac Yard Metro Station, but Andy Off, vice president and...

Mayor discusses fall legislative priorities

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council held its first 2022-2023 legislative meeting on Tuesday evening, in which a discussion took place about the General...

Our View: The 2021 local election is underway

There is no single starting date for Alexandria’s local election season, and by local election we mean the June 8 Democratic primary in this...

Council approves southern entrance for Potomac Yard Metro station

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved the design plan for the Potomac Yard Metro station’s much-discussed southern entrance during Saturday’s public hearing,...

Your Views: Karig and the PY Metro – Two peas in...

To the editor: Karig Estates and the Potomac Yard Metro have some of the same unfortunate themes coursing through their tortured history. In both projects...

Your Views: Knowledgeable community voices are needed

To the editor: In response to the March 5 letter to the editor in the Alexandria Times, “Still awaiting ethics reform,” I would like to...