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Nothing Bundt Cakes opens in West End — “Nothing Bundt Cakes sells a variety of bundt cakes, bundt cake towers, mini bundt cakes and bite-size bundt cakes. There are nine basic flavors, including traditional vanilla and chocolate, plus marble, confetti, red velvet, pecan praline, white chocolate raspberry, carrot cake and more.” [Alexandria Living]

Councilman Canek Aguirre kicks off reelection campaign — “We have to invest in our school buildings. We have to invest in our city buildings. And that’s definitely something that we have to continue to do because it’s just going to get more expensive.” [Alex Times]

Mayor endorses Sean Casey for Sheriff — “Watching Sean Casey kick-off his campaign to be our next Sheriff. @DanaLawhorne is leaving very large shoes to fill, but I am confident Sean will be a great Sheriff for our City.” [Twitter]

Motorcyclist hospitalized after Saturday morning crash — “The Alexandria Police Dept is investigating a traffic crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle at Seminary Rd and Fillmore Ave that occurred around 8:45am. Motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Streets should reopen soon.” [Twitter]

ACPS makes new rules on outdoor eating and play before March 16 reopening — “With Alexandria City Public Schools set to bring back all students who have opted for hybrid in-person learning on March 16, district staff provided an update on the division’s hybrid learning plans at the March 4 School Board meeting.” [Alex Times]

Today’s weather — “Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High around 50F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph… Mainly cloudy with a mixture of rain and snow showers developing late. Low near 35F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 40%.” [Weather.com]

New job: Pet Bather — “Minimum of six months bathing experience in a professional grooming salon-we will not consider applicants without experience” [Indeed]

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