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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Another week down in Alexandria

The boss man said “between Good Friday, Passover, Emancipation Day and spring break, it feels like it should be a holiday” so we’re signing out a little early today, but we wanted to leave you with a look back at some of the top stories from this week.

While there weren’t any City Council meetings, there were still some major policy discussions around zoning in Del Ray, an expansion of the height-for-affordable-housing trade and a look at some city services coming to the West End sometime this year.

Also: Goosepigs.

  1. Alexandria’s uptick in new Covid cases could reach February levels
  2. Driver charged with hit-and-run, drugs charges after allegedly crashing into pole on Janneys Lane
  3. JUST IN: Man indicted for murder of neighbor in West End apartment
  4. ACPS Superintendent Hutchings defends critical race theory, says schools should abolish policing
  5. New ordinance could take Arlandria and Old Town developments to new heights
  6. Woman robbed on Lynhaven Drive near Potomac Yard
  7. Alexandria Mayor says city services to begin West End expansion within the year
  8. Historic ship re-sinking to start next month at Ben Brenman Park
  9. Alexandria looking to improve Eisenhower Metro station pedestrian crossings
  10. Maryland man indicted on involuntary manslaughters for November pedestrian death

Recent Stories

A 17-year-old was found guilty today for the murder of 18-year-old Luis Mejia Hernandez in the parking lot of the Bradlee Shopping Center. The tragic killing was, however, just part…

The Office of Historic Alexandria is going all out for Juneteenth this year with four events, a storytelling event, and more around the city. Juneteenth, celebrated June 19, marks the…

Age is just a number and this kitty would agree! Nomi is a black senior cat up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. This elegant girl is…

A 17-year-old former Alexandria City High School student was found guilty Tuesday for last year’s fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Luis Mejia Hernandez in the parking lot of the Bradlee Shopping Center….

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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information:, 770.789.3534.

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