Tag: slaughterhouse

Your Views: Slaughterhouse SUP was illegal

To the editor: Thanks to the Alexandria Times for its continued attention to the city’s unlawful and damaging zoning permit allowing a slaughterhouse to occupy...

Lawsuit filed over chicken slaughterhouse

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The drama over the halal poultry butcher shop coming to Alexandria did not end when city council approved the business’...

Your Views: Religion no factor in slaughterhouse opposition

To the editor: City Councilor Del Pepper’s remark about the Halal poultry butchery, that “we need to share with our Muslim friends and neighbors that...

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....

Your Views: More on the chicken slaughterhouse

To the editor: It has come to my attention that the Alexandria City Council – specifically Mayor Justin Wilson and councilors John Chapman, Canek Aguirre,...

Council approves live poultry butchery

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved the controversial permit for a live poultry butcher shop on Colvin Street at its Tuesday night legislative...

Your Views: Slaughterhouse would harm city’s image

To the editor: I wholeheartedly object to having a business that allows customers to pick a chicken and have it weighed and then slaughtered within...

Your Views: Proposed slaughterhouse is horrific

To the editor: I was horrified to recently learn that a permit has been submitted for a slaughterhouse in Old Town. Having lived in Old Town...

Our View: Are we a slaughterhouse city?

We offer no opinion on the advisability or morality of meat consumption. Happily, we live in a free society where people make decisions about diet...

Out of the Attic: Where’s the beef? On the corner of...

Armour and Company, a slaughterhouse and meat packing business established in Chicago in the 1860s, had an operation in Alexandria at the beginning of...