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Beyer Praises House Passage of George Floyd Justice In Policing Act — “The House just passed the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, the most ambitious federal reform of law enforcement powers in decades. A big moment!” [Twitter]

ALX Community Coworking Spaces Now Have Plexiglass Screens — “It’s a strange new world, but we’re so happy to see some member faces back in the space & taking care of each other by social distancing and by helping keep everything extra clean.” [Facebook]

The People’s Drug Launches Private Parties — “Starting now, the restaurant is offering private cocktail parties, dinner and brunch events for small groups. The cost per person is $50 plus $10 gratuity and includes food and two cocktails from the creative cocktail party menu. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.” [Alexandria Living]

ACPS Announces STEM Partnership with Virginia Tech — “ACPS students will be able to use the campus for educational growth and to discover opportunities that can help place them in high-demand careers. Virginia Tech expects to have a ground-breaking ceremony for the building next year. The first students will be welcomed into the campus by the fall of 2024.” [Zebra]

New Job: Bartender — “Come help us ROCK the WATERFRONT this season at Vola’s Dockside, The Hi-Tide Lounge and Riverside Taco Company. Candidates must be passionate (and compassionate) about genuine service to others and be able to work humbly and proudly in a team environment to achieve 100% guest satisfaction every night.” [Indeed]

Recent Stories

This week saw possibly the most contentious meeting between the City Council and School Board in years for a debate over School Resources Officers that ultimately culminated in the Council…

The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria has raised enough funding to establish a new scholarship that will be named after a beloved former teacher. The recently retired Beverly Vick was a…

Months after the majority of Alexandria residents were fully vaccinated, coronavirus precautions now turn toward booster shots aimed at keeping those vaccinations effective. A Pfizer vaccine booster has already been…

Just Listed in Alexandria

Featured in this week’s Just Listed is a 4 BD/3.5 BA Cape Cod home with hardwood floors and wood burning fireplace with 3,500 sq. ft. of living space.

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