Tag: your views

Your Views: Census shows Alexandria more dense than L.A., Chicago, Queens

To the editor: In Alexandria, homeowners are a juicy political target. Former City Councilor and Delegate Rob Krupicka recently said on social media that homeowners,...

Your Views: Don’t eliminate history

To the editor: As a George Washington High School alumnus, I was very pleased to read about the belated induction of former extraordinary GWHS athletes...

Your views: In defense of ARISE

To the editor: The recently printed letter in last week’s edition of the Times, “ARISE program is flawed,” was itself flawed in its mischaracterizations of...

Your views: ARISE program is flawed

To the editor: I was stunned to read about the city’s new ARISE pilot program, from “City to launch guaranteed income pilot” in the Oct....

City Hall Watch: The deck is stacked

By Bill Rossello The more we learn about the $87 million Duke Street Bus Rapid Transit project, the more troubling it seems for residents. In...

Your Views: Transit alternatives

To the editor: Now that Alexandria is being subjected to yet another Metro shutdown, the city is looking for additional ways to improve transportation alternatives....

Your Views: Volunteer for Alexandria’s Boards and Commissions

To the editor: Ever considered adding your voice and expertise to help set policies for the City of Alexandria? All city residents with the time...

Your Views: Honoring our Afghan partners

To the editor: Last month marked the one-year anniversary of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. A year ago, President Joe Biden summed up his deadly shambolic...

Your Views: A shoutout for our Constitution

To the editor: Saturday is Constitution Day. In 1787, the states ratified the U.S. Constitution, establishing a democratic republic. Throughout our history, the Constitution through...

Your Views: Defending our teachers

To the editor: In the Alexandria Times story “School Board ponders grading changes,” Sept. 1, 2022, Meagan Alderton, the School Board chair, labels teachers as...