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

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…

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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