Alexandria had quite a week, and it’s time to look back as it comes to a close.
In addition to moving into the second phase of its economic recovery, there were a number of important events of interest, including the city council’s passage of an ordinance prohibiting firearms on city property, approved the creation of a police review board, continued expressions of support for the black community in the wake of the George Floyd Murder, and a renewed effort to rename T.C. Williams High School.
Here are the top 11 most-read articles this week in Alexandria.
- BREAKING: Barricade Situation, Suspect Firing on Police on Main Line Boulevard
- What Changes When Alexandria Moves Into Phase 2 of Reopening
- T.C. Williams High School Renaming Question Resurfaces in Alexandria
- Man Wounded in Late Night Old Town Shooting, No Arrests
- Photos: Vigils and Protests Against Police Brutality Held in Alexandria
- Protests and Vigils for Racial Justice Planned in Alexandria
- Old Town Property Once Owned by George Washington For Sale at $4.1 Million
- Mayor: Alexandria Could Move into Phase 2 of Reopening Next Week
- Morning Notes
- Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats Plans to Open Late This Summer in Old Town
- Just In: Alexandria Tow Truck Driver Killed on I-495
Feel free to discuss those or other topics in the comments. Have a safe weekend!
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