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Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.

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Letter: Benefits of Redevelopment

Letter to the Editor

Vernon Miles of the Alexandria Gazette Packet wrote a significant article about redevelopment in Old Town.

Letter: Time for ‘New Blood’

Letter to the Editor

This will reply to the letter in your Aug. 20 edition asking “[w]hat is it about Euille’s candidacy that so concerns the vice mayor’s supporters?”

Letter: Not All Are Opposed

Letter to the Editor

I need to respond to your front page article in the Aug. 27, 2015 Alexandria Gazette Packet "Redeveloping and Reshaping Old Town."

Letter: Voices of Reason

Letter to the Editor

In 1998, I established my residence in Old Town, Alexandria, and have grown to love this charming city, although recently the City Council’s political bickering has challenged my enthusiasm.

Letter: Protect Historic Public Housing

Letter to the Editor

Do Alexandria’s historic districts mean anything? That is the question that City Council will answer Sept. 12 when it decides whether to uphold or overturn the Parker Gray Board of Architectural Review’s unanimous decision to reject the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s (ARHA) request to demolish Ramsey Homes on 600 block of North Patrick Street.

Letter: Demand Action For Gun Sense

Letter to the Editor

Virginia is now known as the state where murder is broadcast on live TV. A disgruntled former station employee shot and killed reporter Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, in Moneta.

Letter: Ensure Vibrant Diverse City

Letter to the Editor

Housing affordability is a crisis.

Centreville/Chantilly: How To Vote; It Matters

Election Day is Nov. 3, and on that day, virtually every state and local office is on the ballot. In-person absentee voting begins Sept. 18, barely two weeks from now.

Letter: Join the Other America

Letter to the Editor

This summer, we have seen a groundswell movement to disrupt the course of our history of racism in America.

Letter: A Path Toward Peace

Letter to the Editor

On June 2012 in a speech at Capitol Hill, the Khalifa of Islam Mirza Masroor Ahmad, worldwide spiritual leader of millions of Ahmadi Muslims stated, “The United States, as the world’s largest power, should play its role in acting with true justice and with such good intentions, as I have described. If it does so then the world will always remember with great admiration your great efforts.”

Top 10 Reasons to Love Living in Potomac

Perspective

For the new resident of Potomac, Washington D.C. might seem like a giant maze of numbers and letters, a traffic gridlock defined only by the outer loop and the inner loop and a land of workaholics where 9-5 is unheard of – a day of work begins at 6 a.m. and ends at 8 or 9 p.m.

Editorial: How to Vote; It Matters

Voting begins in two weeks, Sept. 18.

Election Day is Nov. 3, and on that day, virtually every state and local office is on the ballot. In-person absentee voting begins Sept. 18, barely two weeks from now.

Arlington: How to Vote; It Matters

Voting begins in two weeks, Sept. 18.

Election Day is Nov. 3, and on that day, virtually every state and local office is on the ballot.

Letter: Long Delay Inexcusable

Letter to the Editor

On Aug. 29, 2013, John Geer was shot and killed by Officer Adam D. Torres of the Fairfax County Police Department as he stood unarmed in the doorway of his home in Springfield.

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Cartoon: City Council Castle

"Gulp."

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