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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...

The Business Plan with Bill Regan: Great expectations

Our region is humming. You can’t walk or ride down a street without noticing cranes and dodging construction crews. These are, for better or...

Your Views: Building Metro on wetlands will cause more flooding

To the editor: Our local government just announced that it has won a great victory by at last obtaining the necessary federal permit to destroy...

Our View: Environmental actions speak louder than words

Alexandria’s elected leaders must make difficult decisions that often involve tradeoffs – and those choices seldom leave all sides happy. But when a clear...

Your Views: Density quest is not egalitarian

To the editor: I’m all in favor of affordable housing. But don’t be tricked – it’s a feel-good phrase. It shrouds the intent to make...

Potomac Yard Metro construction drags

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected]  The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group held a meeting on Aug. 5 to discuss updates on construction, permits and...

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...