Alexandria Opinion

Alexandria Opinion


Mount Vernon: Welcome Home

Newcomers & Community Guide

Welcome to Alexandria! On behalf of my colleagues on City Council, I’d like to extend a warm welcome and thank you for choosing this historic community as your new home.

Alexandria Neighborhoods: Taylor Run

The Washington Balalaika Society presented Peter Omelchenko in an interesting concert at the Lyceum.

Letter: Prudent Investments

Letter to the Editor

I would like to add some thoughts to the ongoing discussions about the city’s debt.

Letter: Appreciates Progress

Letter to the Editor

I’ve lived in Alexandria for 20 years, and there has been wonderful progress during this time.

Column: 'Bulky Boy'

Although this title invokes the nickname of one of my three male cats – Andrew, to be specific – he is in fact not the point of th is column.

Column: Accommodate or Exacerbate

As a diagnosed-as-“terminal” cancer patient (is that better, Rebecca?), I feel I am due some accommodations. However, when offered or given, I am hesitant to accept (not always, though; I’ll be honest).

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Column: Gumball Memories

Rebuilding Together Alexandria

Alexandria holds a lifetime of memories for Bernadette*. She is the last of three generations to call the city home.

Letter: Importance Of History

Letter to the Editor

Can we blame all of America’s racism problems on any street appearance of the Confederate flag and other symbols? And purge them by removing any reminders?

Letter: Examine School Spending

Letter to the Editor

I am the owner and operator of Potomac River, Realtors, located near the King Street Metro Station.

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Cartoon: Old Marxistleninstein

Old Marxistleninstein

Letter: Why Not Run?

Letter to the Editor

I have been amazed at the number of conversations suggesting that Mayor Euille should simply “fall in line” and “endorse the primary winner.”

Letter: Parking Issue Not Insurmountable

Letter to the Editor

If one looks at Old Town streets, late at night on a weeknight, one will see plenty of street parking spaces available, thus there is plenty of spaces for resident street parking.

Letter: Neighbors And Parking

Letter to the Editor

Current council member Justin Wilson’s quest for obscure regulations found another one to redress.

Letter: It’s Five

Letter to the Editor

I would like to thank a recent letter to editor entitled “Overlooked” for correctly pointing out that I omitted Monique Miles when I endorsed Allison Silberberg, Townsend Van Fleet, Bob Wood and Fernando Torrez to reinstate Alexandria’s beauty.

Editorial: Sea Changes in Policing?

Report offers blueprint for transforming aspects of policing, jail and services for people with mental illness.

Yesterday, for the first time in the history of Fairfax County Police Department, a Fairfax County Police officer was charged in a shooting death.