Editor: Mr. Terrance Winslow, in response to your letter published [“The ‘Arlington Way’ Is to Never Complain...”] on Aug. 18, we Arlington taxpayers, who are about to endure another tax increase, salute you!
Given the slipshod way that he handled things in the first place, it is smart of Gov. McAuliffe and his administration to be more methodical this time around when it comes to restoring the civil rights of Virginia’s ex-incarcerees.
Editor: Despite my hopes to the contrary, your Aug. 11 edition printed a third letter from a fellow Arlingtonian complaining about action, or inaction, from our beloved county government (Jim Clark about the Williamsburg circle on June 22, Don Walsh about pilferage at the 26th Street mulch p…
The conventions are over, and reality is sinking in: Americans on Nov. 8 will be choosing their next president among two of the most unpopular, untrusted figures in modern American political history.
Editor: On Aug. 1 at 9:20 a.m., I passed the county government’s mulch pile on 26th Street North and saw two individuals loading a pickup truck with mulch. The truck had no county decal and had landscapers signs on the sides and back.
Editor: Kudos to the School Board and County Board for taking time to consider and discuss the complex access and safety issues at the historic Stratford School site.
Editor: At-large election of County Board members may not be perfect [“Here’s Another Vestige of Racism to Address,” Letters Aug. 21]. But, in reality, democracy in any form tends to have its advantages and disadvantages.
Editor: In Richmond recently, more than 600 people marched to the Governor’s Mansion protesting Gov. McAuliffe’s stance on natural-gas pipelines and calling for a greater focus on renewable energy sources.
Editor: Those who see it necessary to rectify the segregationist manner of organizing names on Arlington’s World War I memorial [article, July 11] might turn their attention to a much more current vestige of Arlington’s segregationist past.
Paul Wiedefeld, the newish general manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, believes the system can eliminate 500 jobs, or about 4 percent of the total workforce, without a significant impact on service or safety to the Metro system and its riders.