Tag: Strawberry Run

Streaming towards change

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] On Saturday, the city held the first Consensus Building Group meeting to discuss possible future design plans and outcomes for Taylor...

Your Views: Rethink stream restorations

To the editor: According to Mayor Justin Wilson, streams like Taylor Run, Strawberry Run and Lucky Run – which carry stormwater off city streets, parking...

Next steps for Taylor Run

By Kassidy McDonald │ [email protected]  The controversial proposed Natural Channel Design stream restoration project at Taylor Run was paused by City Council in April of...

Your Views: Split decision

To the editor: This is Alexandria’s continuing story of three watershed streams: Strawberry Run, Taylor Run and Lucky Run. It shows how our actions can...

Your Views: Kudos to council’s stream restoration decision

To the editor: For the moment, Alexandria has dropped its plans to reconstruct two local waterways – Taylor Run along King Street and Strawberry...

Our View: A breath worth taking

Sometimes all we need to do is slow down and take a deep breath. It’s not always easy, especially over the last two years of...

Your Views: Environmental Council for Silberberg

To the editor: The Environmental Council of Alexandria endorses Allison Silberberg for mayor. ECA is a nonprofit advocacy organization formed by residents of Alexandria. The...

Council pauses Taylor Run stream restoration

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council decided to pause the controversial Taylor Run stream restoration project, as well as a similar project in Strawberry...

Your Views: Council should lead on stream restoration

To the editor: I’m all for balancing interests, that is, when the interests of both sides are actually heard. Once again, Transportation & Environmental Services...

Your Views: Accountability or an end to trust

To the editor: It’s important city leaders hold people accountable for what they do. A case in point: In 2018, city staff informed council members they’d...