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Work Starts on Potomac Yard Metro — “Monday afternoon workers prepared to clear brush and deliver fill for the new Potomac Yard Metro Station… Environmentalists are against the project because it calls for work in nearly 4-acres of wetlands north of Potomac Greens Drive and west of the George Washington Parkway. A permit was approved for the wetlands work on November 15.” [WJLA, Twitter/@ABC7TimBarber, Alexandria Times]

Crash on Telegraph Road — Alexandria police and firefighters responded to a potentially serious crash along Telegraph Road at Duke Street around noon on Monday. A driver, initially reported to be trapped and bleeding from the head, was rushed to a local hospital. [Twitter/@AlexandriaNow]

It’s Giving Tuesday — “Giving Tuesday started in 2012 to promote charitable giving during the Christmas season. Last year, approximately $400 million in donations was raised online in the U.S… Here are some nonprofits to support in Alexandria.” [Patch]

Nearby: Topgolf Closing Soon — “The first Topgolf in the United States will close in January. Dallas-based Topgolf will lay off the 198 employees of Topgolf Alexandria by Jan. 15, according to a Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) filed earlier this month.” [Washington Business Journal]

Recent Stories

A 43-year-old Orange County man was arrested in the Braddock area earlier this month for selling drug paraphernalia and providing a false statement to police after a concerned resident reported…

It’s another beautiful, sunny day in Old Town where you occasionally can’t hear the person standing next to you speaking because an airplane from National Airport is flying directly overhead….

Morning notes

Alexandria political cartoonist shifts to radio — “Following a 30-year political cartooning career, Steve Artley has transitioned his satirical prowess to another form: radio.” [Artley Cartoons] National Industries for the Blind…

As part of an ongoing effort to commemorate civil rights efforts both past and ongoing, the city hosting a film screening and virtual discussion about Confederate statues around Virginia and…

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