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Beyer Denounces Trump Over COVID Stance — “Trump accuses frontline medical heroes fighting to keep us safe of fraud and tries to erase the loss of Americans who died in the pandemic — all in a pathetic attempt to make his own incompetence seem less horrific than it is. Just disgusting.” [Twitter]

City Unveils Memorial Walkway — “At Charles Houston Recreation Center to dedicate the Parker-Gray Memorial Walkway, recognizing the 100th Anniversary of Parker-Gray School. Generations of educators ensured that those ignored by government and society could receive an education and change the world!” [Facebook]

Mayor: Thousands Vote in Alexandria Over Weekend — “Yesterday, 2,411 Alexandrians voted at our 4 locations. So far, 25,364 Alexandrians have voted in-person. 23,682 voters have mailed in ballots that have been counted. A little over 11K ballots have been mailed and not yet returned. In-person early voting resumes tomorrow!” [Twitter]

Refinements Continue for ‘The Heritage’ Development — “It looks like The Heritage Apartment project design will need to undergo additional changes before receiving approval from the Board of Architectural Review (BAR).” [Alexandria Living]

Revolutionary War Soldiers Remembered — “On a partly cloudy day in Alexandria, Virginia, the George Washington Chapter Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution gathered to honor fallen American Revolutionary War soldiers John Longden, John Sloan, and Joseph Smith.” [Zebra]

Today’s Weather — “Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 68F. Winds light and variable. Partly cloudy skies during the evening will give way to cloudy skies overnight. Low around 55F. Winds light and variable.” [Weather.com]

New Job: Deputy Clerk — “Duties include preparing detailed court documents in accordance with established guidelines, automated case management system data entry, scheduling matters for court, preparing correspondence, and filing court documents, daily docket preparation, attending the counter, assessing fines and costs, receipting payments. Must be able to multitask and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by management.” [Indeed]

Recent Stories

What a busy week in Alexandria. Our top story this week was on a juvenile who was shot outside the McDonald’s at the Bradlee Shopping Center on Tuesday, Sept. 21….

Kemal Kurspahic, managing editor of Alexandria-based The Connection Newspapers and acclaimed former editor-in-chief of Oslobodjenje, Sarajevo’s daily newspaper, died last week after a stroke, Connection Newspapers reported. Kurspahic, born Dec….

August Wilson’s ‘Fences‘ might just be one of the best productions that The Little Theatre of Alexandria has put on in years. The 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a close…

Just Listed in Alexandria

This week’s Just Listed spotlights a 1 BD/1 BA condo offered through the Alexandria Flexible Homeownership Assistance Program.

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