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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

It was a relatively quiet week in Alexandria post-parade, with most eyes fixed on the unfolding situation in Ukraine.

Around town, there were a few notable businesses closing, like Kiskadee in Del Ray, and a couple openings, like Bob and Edith’s in Old Town early next week.

As the city heads into the last weekend in February, the Alexandria School Board also unanimously approved bringing Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) regulations into line with requirements that masks be considered optional in schools.

Top stories

  1. First responders investigate bizarre early morning incident at Braddock post office
  2. The George Washington Birthday Parade is back on President’s Day in Old Town
  3. JUST IN: Late-night crash sends several to trauma centers
  4. New Old Town Bob and Edith’s to open next week
  5. Police: Juvenile arrested after shots fired in West End
  6. Update: Potomac Yard Metro station construction is 70% complete
  7. Alexandria man arrested for pointing firearm at mother’s head
  8. Grand opening celebration and deals announced for new Alexandria Bonchon chicken
  9. Alexandria workers and residents plan rally to push for more from GenOn redevelopment
  10. Alexandria man arrested for stealing luxury cars with fake IDs

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The base of the Appomattox statue has resurfaced atop Confederate graves in Alexandria. More than two years ago, the Appomattox statue was removed from Old Town by the United Daughters…

Alexandria City High School (ACHS) was evacuated in response to a bomb threat earlier today, the second day in a row that bomb threats have forced a school evacuation. The…

(Updated 4 p.m) Alexandria and several other localities have released an executive summary for a Regional Fair Housing Plan that not only provides some goals for housing but comes with…

Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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