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Morning Notes

St. Elmo’s opening third coffee shop — “St. Elmo’s awnings are up in Fairlington.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

ParcView II development draws support from Planning Commission, concern from neighbors — “Another controversial project that has raised concerns about density, parking and safety, but which would considerably boost Alexandria’s supply of affordable housing, will come before City Council at Saturday’s public hearing.” [Alexandria Times]

Six months after the fall of Kabul, these Afghan refugees are working to rebuild their lives in the US — “Until she and her husband can afford a vehicle, Momin gets to her job at the Alexandria office thanks to a partnership with Uber, which provided money to LIRS so refugees can take free rides.” [Buzzfeed]

Alexandria, Va. teen dies 3 days after DC shooting — “A teenager found inside a vehicle Tuesday in D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound died from his injuries on Friday, according to police.” [WTOP]

Recent Stories

Work to expand the I-495 Express Lanes to the north is only just warming up, but the Virginia Department of Transportation is now turning its attention to the southern end of…

A 37-year-old Maryland man is being held without bond after allegedly sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 years old in the Braddock area. The incident occurred at around 9…

Morning Notes

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…

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