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ALXnow Weekend Discussion

Two conflicts last week involving outbursts against locals remained the top stories this week.

From this week, stories about robberies and shots fired were among the most read, as were a few changes in Old Town: from a local favorite shop closing to a facelift to restore and old Alexandria building to its former glory.

Here are some of the top stories in Alexandria this week:

  1. Customer Spits on Old Town Coffee Shop Owner and Vandalizes Store After Being Asked to Wear a Mask
  2. Muay Thai Champ Gets Racist Threats at Jones Point Park
  3. Suspect Arrested After More Shots Fired in Braddock Neighborhood
  4. King Street Buildings from Early 1800s to Get Modern Touchup with Redevelopment
  5. Alexandria Police Investigate Shots Fired in Old Town
  6. Person Struck by Chair and Robbed in West End Store
  7. Alexandria Now Has 2,456 Cases of COVID-19, No New Deaths This Month
  8. Listing of the Day: 2207 Windsor Road
  9. Coronavirus Claims Longtime Irish Gift Shop in Old Town
  10. Alexandria Residents Ask Governor to Postpone Impending Evictions

Staff photo by Jay Westcott

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