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Commonwealth Avenue road work starts today in Del Ray — “The City of Alexandria is repaving Commonwealth Avenue during the month of June 2021. The overall paving project will start at the intersection of Cameron Street and Commonwealth Avenue, then proceed northbound to West Braddock Road. It is anticipated that the project will be broken into two phases for construction.” [City of Alexandria]

Reminder: Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8 — “Registered voters are encouraged to become familiar with the ballot and voting procedures in advance.” [City of Alexandria]

New vegan donut business opens inside Dairy Godmother — “Gravatt, owner of The Dairy Godmother, 2310 Mount Vernon Avenue in Alexandria, recently decided he wanted to start a donut making business.  His long-time friend, Allen Smith, loved the idea and wanted to join him.” [Zebra]

Today’s weather — “Mostly cloudy in the morning with scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. Hot. High 92F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%… Scattered thunderstorms during the evening, then cloudy skies overnight. Low 73F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.” [Weather.com]

New job: Bartender at The Majestic — “We are looking for a highly experience, enthusiastic bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations.” [Indeed]

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