Morning Notes

Friends of Mount Vernon Trail replacing damaged boards — “Volunteers made multiple repairs to broken and rotting bridge deck boards this year. Help us by a few 2×8 replacement boards and screws by donating today” [Twitter]

Plastic bag tax starts Jan. 1 in Alexandria, Fairfax County — “Starting Jan. 1, businesses in Alexandria will be charging you 5-cents per single-use plastic bag that you use from local grocery stores, convenience stores and drug stores.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

How to recycle Christmas trees in Alexandria in 2022 — “Christmas tree recycling will be provided by City of Alexandria trash collection services after the New Year’s holiday.” [Patch]

Recent Stories

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Alexandria and its neighbors ahead of snow expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning. The advisory is set for 6 a.m.-1 p.m….

Alexandria City Public Schools is sticking with its proposed 10.25% salary increase for all employees, and Superintendent Gregory Hutchings, Jr. says that number will not change based on potential guidance…

A group of activists pushing back against city plans to overhaul the Torpedo Factory Art Center have accused city leaders of working with developers to astroturf a pro-overhaul faction, but…

With the real estate market currently soaring, this week’s Ask McEnearney discusses if this will continue through 2022 and changes to expect in the real estate market.


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