Tag: potomac

Better late than never

A cleanup of toxic material that takes place 80 years later is better than no cleanup at all. But it does beg the question:...

Letter to the Editor: Housing affordability is a density issue

To the editor: Housing affordability is the new clarion cry for public and private sector problem-solvers. The impending “Invasion of the Amazonians” has galvanized them...

The evolution of Windmill Hill Park

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The waterfront section of Windmill Hill Park was officially re-opened on a blustery day in November, complete with a ceremony...

Letter to the Editor: Disturbing the peace

To the editor: The noise starts before dawn. For the next 16 to 18 hours, well past dark, it continues, loud and invasive. It is...

Letter to the Editor: Government ethics is about institutional integrity

To the editor: I am writing to thank and commend you for your editorial, “An amended call for an ombudsman,” following up on your call...

Transformative waterfront plan poised for passage

A version of the city’s oft debated, much-maligned waterfront plan is poised for a final vote and adoption for the second time in less...

Alexandria waterfront planning has cost taxpayers about $1.1 million so far

Waterfront plan critics and supporters hotly disagree on the costs and benefits of their dueling visions for Alexandria’s shoreline, but the roughly two-year process...

Opinion: Giving up a lot and getting little to nothing on...

To the editor:  The arguments that acting City Manager Bruce Johnson put forward for increasing density on the waterfront by 25 to 50 percent are...