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Opinion: Commentary: Inland Flooding

Facing storm intensities far beyond what our infrastructure was designed to handle

With one week remaining in the 2021 legislative session, Senators and Delegates are putting the finishing touches on legislation, and preparing to head home to the districts they represent in Richmond and throughout the year.

Opinion: Column: Not That I Don’t Understand, But...

...So this is what the process is like trying to schedule a Covid-19 vaccination.

Opinion: Commentary: Bringing Virginia into the Light

Abolishing the death penalty, steps to end Jim-Crow era ban on felony voting and more recent ban on gay marriage

The last week of the 2021 General Assembly Session has arrived and it will prove to be an exciting time with many big issues on the agenda.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Damp the Stormwater Fees

The Alexandria City Council is rushing to double the annual stormwater fees on Feb. 20 to $280 for the typical single-family homeowner by 2022, and then nearly double that to $540 by 2031.

Opinion: Column: If Michael Corleone Had Lung Cancer

"Just when I thought I was out ... they pull me back in."

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Find Blocks Adjacent to Historic District to Add in Alexandria

“Let’s call these concessions what they are — bribes,” remonstrated a resident opposed to the Heritage megaproject.

Editorial: Send Pet Photos

The Pet Gazette, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish the last week of February, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by Friday, Feb. 19.

Editorial: Send in Pet Photos for Pet Connection

The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish the last week of February, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.

Opinion: Commentary: 296 Bills Passed in the Senate Now Move to the House

Last Friday, Feb. 5, the General Assembly reached “Crossover” the point where all bills must have passed their house of origin to continue on their legislative journey.

Opinion: Commentary: Preventing Illegal Evictions and Security in State Buildings

If one tuned into the Senate floor stream for the first time last week, they might think much of the Senate’s work is solely focused on dealing with the actions of just one member -- Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Chesterfield).

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Save the Trees

During her mayoralty, Allison Silberberg made improving the city's tree canopy a priority.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Stop the Clearcutting of Taylor Run

We must stop the clearcutting of Taylor Run.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Idea for Old Inova Alexandria Hospital

This letter is in response to a previous letter with the title "The Flaws of Landmark."

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Moral and Professional Failures

An environmentally destructive and unnecessarily costly plan trumped up primarily by two city officials in the city Transportation & Environmental Services (TES) department fails on moral and professional grounds.

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