Tag: Small business

Letter to the Editor: Elect Ray, who understands Alexandria

To the editor: I want to recommend casting one of your six votes in the Democratic primary on June 12 for Robert Ray. Alexandria is a...

Alexandria Times announces city council endorsements

For the first time in years, close campaigns are being simultaneously waged for Alexandria mayor and city council, with the outcomes to be determined...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson did advocate for a BID

To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter written by Judy Guse-Noritake, Victoria Vergason and Danielle Romanetti, which appeared in the May...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Creating a vibrant small business...

Entrepreneurship doesn’t flourish by happenstance. Centers of innovation – like Silicon Valley in California; Austin, Texas and Seattle, Washington – seem to have found...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Finally, spring is here

This year’s annual column on making the most of our springtime is not going to require much convincing. It wasn’t a particularly cold or...

Our View: March Madness gives way to electoral fever

Alexandria’s local elections are fun – at least for those on the sidelines watching. Our city’s Democratic primary campaigns tend to hold most of the...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: A 21-year resource for small...

The Alexandria Small Business Development Center recently passed its 21year milestone serving the community’s small businesses. The SBDC plays a complementary economic development role to the Alexandria...

Letter to the Editor: City hall decisions harm small business

To the editor: Alexandria’s small business community is struggling. Increasingly, one sees on residential doorsteps, items purchased online and delivered by parcel service trucks. Retail...

Nancy Pollard reflects on La Cuisine’s legacy

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Nancy Purves Pollard was in Europe when she realized the importance of a good home-cooked meal. Pollard, a foreign exchange student in a...

Our View: Tales of success are entertaining – and unifying

Careful readers have likely noticed that the Times has run a number of feature stories in recent months about local institutions celebrating significant milestones....
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