Morning Notes

Mayor urges use of resources to halt evictions — “Today, Mayor Justin Wilson issued a letter to Alexandria landlords requesting that they work with the City and its partners to access the many available sources of rental assistance for households unable to pay rent due to the pandemic.” [Patch]

NOVA Parks partners with Alexandria Treatment Court, donates rewards for participants — “NOVA Parks has given passes to Great Waves Water Park and the Cameron Run Mini-Golf Park… These passes will be a reward for select ATC participants as they make successful progress in the program.” [Zebra]

De Candio takes helm of Alexandria Rotary Club — “After more than a year of virtual meetings, the Rotary Club of Alexandria gathered in person to formally install Pam De Candio as the 93rd club president at the organization’s July 27 meeting at Belle Haven Country Club.” [Gazette]

City offering cooling centers during hot weather — “Looking to cool off? The City offers several locations as options to residents who may not have cooling in their homes, including recreation centers and libraries, as well as assistance for adults 60+ and some low-income households.” [Twitter]

Today’s weather — “Partly cloudy skies (during the day). Hot and humid. High 98F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph… Clear skies with a few passing clouds (in the evening). Low 78F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.” [Weather.com]

New job: Administrative assistant — “Inter-Con is hiring an Administrative Assistant to join the thriving team at our office in Alexandria, Virginia! Your mission statement is to support one of our largest and most prestigious federal contracts in the national capital region. You will be joining a dynamic team that is responsible for the recruitment and administrative organization of Inter-Con’s most important resource: the officers that we employ.” [Indeed]

Recent Stories

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The Fort Ward Museum is planning to reopen next weekend with a live cannon fire demonstration to kick things off. While many of Alexandria’s museums and historic have reopened over…

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed an administrative complaint against a janitorial government contractor operating in Alexandria for discriminating against Black and white job applicants in favor of Hispanic…

Just Sold this week features a historic home on a half-acre lot in the heart of Old Town, complete with “lush grounds” and steps from the Mt. Vernon Trail.

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