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City Releases Multi-Language Coronavirus Fact Sheets — “The Alexandria Health Department has made multiple resources available regarding the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (now called “COVID-19″), and the Department of Community and Human Services encourages residents to read and share this information, especially in communities where languages other than English are primarily spoken, and with vulnerable residents, including those who may not have access to traditional media.” [City of Alexandria]

ARHA Looks to Redevelop Affordable Housing Properties — “Alexandria is now looking to redevelop five of its public housing communities, putting out a call for developers to replace 288 affordable homes around the city while building new “mixed-income communities… The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority recently issued a request for qualifications for interested developers on the projects, renewing a similar effort launched more than six years ago.” [Washington Business Journal]

Civil War Women’s Day at Fort Ward is March 14 — “The theme of women who disguised themselves as soldiers will be portrayed by interpreters in Union uniform who will share information about the challenges experienced by the hundreds of women who served in the army.  Learn about how the Civil War opened up a variety of work opportunities for women, from home and farm to city and factory.” [City of Alexandria]

Senior Services of Alexandria Names Honorees — “This year’s Senior Services of Alexandria Annual Gala will pay tribute to three individuals who are making a difference in the Alexandria community: Barbara Anderson, Esq., The Honorable William D. Euille, and C. Eugene Steuerle.” [Zebra]

Nearby: Arlington Announces First Coronavirus Case — “Arlington County and the Virginia Department of Health have announced the county’s first ‘presumptive’ case of coronavirus. An individual in their 60s who recently returned from international travel tested positive for the rapidly-spreading disease, the county said… Elsewhere in Northern Virginia, a City of Fairfax resident and a Marine at Fort Belvoir recently tested positive for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.” [ARLnow]

Recent Stories

It was a busy week in Alexandria, with the City Council back in session and changes on the horizon for local restaurants. The Polk Avenue sidewalk saga came to its…

A new report on student safety should be taken with a grain of salt, according to members of the Alexandria School Board. The School Board received the report Thursday night…

Open houses in Alexandria this weekend

A 5 BD/3 BA corner lot home with hardwood floors, fenced rear yard and concrete driveway is included in Open Houses.

Just Listed in Alexandria

Just Listed includes a 2 BD/1 BA condo with carpet flooring and a balcony.

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At Nova Fencing Club, the beginner fencing classes are designed for students of all levels – including students who have never fenced before.

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Think BIG! About the Future of Movement

Join the City of Alexandria and Arlington County’s Initiative to Rethink Energy at our first ever electric vehicle (EV) and sustainable technologies showcase! Get inspired by seeing a variety of electric cars, scooters, bikes, motorcycles, police cars, buses, trucks and

Between Home and the Front: Book Talk and Signing

Join the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum on Zoom or in person at the museum for a special book talk with the curators behind Between Home and the Front: Civil War Letters of the Walters Family. A book signing will be

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