Tag: safety

Your Views: Race and racing

To the editor: I found it interesting that State Sen. Adam Ebbin (D) opposed strict enforcement of laws against high-performance automobile noise and drag racing...

School board considers removing APD from schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board began conducting its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and...

South Alex rebuilds after ‘devastating’ fire

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] A massive, four-alarm structure fire in February created a column of smoke over Alexandria that was visible from miles away....

Your Views: All in this together

To the editor: So, only people 50 years and older, especially those old-timers 70 years-plus, are recommended to wear masks "whenever they leave the house,"...

Your Views: Call.Click.Connect system works

To the editor: I need to thank city staff for listening and hearing my requests for improved safety on Seminary Road between N. Howard Street...

Your Views: Implement bike lanes called for in master plan

To the editor: I am writing in response to letters and articles published in the Alexandria Times about the proposal to repave a one-mile segment...

Alexandria college student dies in Labor Day weekend crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Brandon Dorns, 22, of Alexandria, died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate-64 in Goochland County over Labor Day weekend, according...

Your Views: If city won’t provide traffic oversight, citizens should

To the editor: I have come to the realization that Alexandria is not going to perform oversight of traffic at the very busy King and...

Our View: Seminary Road touches on bigger issues

Each year, certain city issues seem to be a little louder than others. Whether our city council is considering putting a slaughterhouse next door to...

Your Views: Free visitor parking harms the environment

To the editor: If Alexandria’s leaders are really interested in improving the environment and lowering the carbon footprint they should get rid of free visitor...