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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

The long and tangled history of the Appomattox statue that once stood at the intersection of S. Washington Street and Prince Street took another turn this week as ALXnow learned…

Two Alexandria City Public Schools will be getting metal detectors before the end of this school year. On Thursday night, the School Board voted 7-0 (Board Chair Meagan Alderton and…

Just Listed in Alexandria

A 5 BD/3 BA home with a screened porch, two wood burning fireplace and stone patio is included in Just Listed.

It’s that time of year: Girl Scout cookies are back in season. Cookie both sales are starting to pop up around Alexandria starting today. You could chance stumbling across one,…

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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