Tag: your views

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...

Your Views: Long live the Torpedo Factory

To the editor: What follows is a letter to the residents of Alexandria from a long-time artist at the Torpedo Factory. Dear Alexandria, Thank you for your...

Your Views: Advice for our interim superintendent

To the editor: It is said that the hallmark of a good leader is one who can be dropped into the middle of a maelstrom...

Your Views: Monkeypox is in this region

To the editor: I recently evaluated a patient with Monkeypox without wearing personal protective equipment. This has made me want to share information about the...

Another flaw in GW historical marker

To the editor: The article reporting on the dedication of the state historical marker recently placed outside the George Washington High School addresses the dispute...

Your Views: Not my grandmother’s party

To the editor: My grandmother is spinning in her grave. G’mom, as she was known to all family and friends – the name created by a...

Your Views: Academic excellence is the best kind of vision

To the editor: Alexandria City Public Schools Board Chair Meagan Alderton assured your readers of her intent to work with “vision, integrity and passion” in...

Your Views: A risk of zoonotic transmission

To the editor: Here we are in the aftermath of a global COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed 1 million American lives and 6 million lives globally....

Your Views: Opportunity lost at Braddock West

To the editor: City Council’s seeming anxiousness to bring Braddock West back for reconsideration, after voting it down last month, exemplifies city hall’s lack...

Your Views: Allison, a much better alternative

To the editor: When I moved to Old Town, it was for the charm, quiet streets and beautiful historic homes. But Alexandria became more...