Morning Notes

Murphy’s reserves table for Marines lost in Afghanistan — “Last night, Friday, August 27, Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub on King Street reserved a table and set 13 places in honor of the 13 soldiers lost in Afghanistan earlier this week.” [Zebra]

4.1 million meals given to ACPS students during pandemic — “In March 2020, Alexandria City Public Schools called on Volunteer Alexandria to help distribute meals to students who were suddenly learning from home due to the pandemic… By the middle of August, Volunteer Alexandria and ACPS had delivered 4,106,889 grab-and-go meals and snacks to Alexandria students and their families.” [Alexandria Living]

Everyone can ride for free on DASH buses starting soon — “Starting Sept. 5, Alexandria City High School (ACHS) students will no longer need to use an app or ID card to board DASH buses for free. All passengers, including adults, will be able to board for free at all times.” [Zebra]

Firefighters to collect ‘fill the boot’ donations starting Tuesday — “The campaign will be managed by the Alexandria Fire Fighters Local 2141 firefighters union.” [Patch]

Today’s weather — “Some clouds and possibly an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon. High 92F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%… Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 73F. Winds light and variable.” [Weather.com]

New job: Traffic control flagger — “AWP is North America’s leading traffic control specialist. Our Protectors work outside every day to make sure customer crews, drivers and our own teams get home safely.” [Indeed]

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