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Local consignment shop helps after Del Ray fire — “If you’d like to help this family get back on their feet, Bellies & Babies, a consignment boutique located at 1913 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, will act as a drop-off point.” [ABC7]

Alexandria goes backward in its count of single-family units — “The city of Alexandria rarely sees big changes year-over-year in its single-family housing stock, but in fiscal 2021, it went backward.” [Washington Business Journal]

National paint shortage leaves Alexandria roads unpainted after paving — “There’s a nationwide shortage of the paint and resin used on roads nationwide, and it’s leaving some Alexandria area roads without stop lines, double yellow lines and lane markers.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

What’s inside the Alexandria Athenaeum in Old Town? — ” I went to a party there a couple decades ago, and many since then, and realized what an accessible place it is and what an incredible asset it is to Alexandria.” [Zebra]

Recent Stories

Like expert fingers knitting a long scarf, Danielle Romanetti is busy. Romanetti’s yarn shop fibre space (1319 Prince Street) is prepped and ready for Plaid Friday, an alternative to Black…

The Alexandria Health Department is advising residents to take COVID-19 tests before and after traveling this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. “Everyone has a role in keeping COVID-19 out of holiday gatherings,”…

Just Listed in Alexandria

Included in this week’s Just Listed is a 5 BD/4 BA brick colonial home with a finished lower level, patio and fenced rear yard.

(Updated 1:30 p.m.) Police say a barricade situation that’s been ongoing for roughly 24 hours has been peacefully resolved. It started with a road-rage incident around noon yesterday (Tuesday) that…

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