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WBJ says developers should stop trying to rebrand neighborhoods — “The neighborhoods might not plan [rebrand], but a growing body of evidence suggests the area’s most powerful business interest — yes, even more powerful than Amazon — wants ‘Crystal City’ to fade away.” [Washington Business Journal]

American Library Association recognizes local librarian — “Taylor was recently celebrated for her work in Alexandria: She was named as one of two librarians sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians in the American Library Association’s 2022 Emerging Leaders.” [Alexandria Times]

Big Lots closes Alexandria store — “Alley Cat, Dunya Banquet Hall will also close as property owner Hekemian plans to build residences and retail at Landmark Overlook.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

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Local non-profits donate school supplies — “On Wednesday May 18, 2022, the entrance of Francis C. Hammond Middle School was flooded with backpacks of school, hygiene, and arts and crafts supplies.”…

Alexandria’s Part 1 crime rate is up, and it’s mostly due to an increase in larcenies and thefts from cars. Police released the city’s Part 1 crime statistics for 2022…

Terrier mix Carlie might be a handful, but she makes up for it with positive energy. The three-year-old’s adoption fees have also been pre-paid by a generous donor, and the…

A 13-year-old boy was robbed by a group of males in the 4600 block of Kenmore Avenue on May 12 (Thursday). The incident occurred at around 4 p.m. near the…

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