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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Abandoned railway at GenOn power plant (staff photo by Vernon Miles)

Alexandria’s annual budget process wrapped up this week with a $839.2 million fiscal year 2023 budget approval and special tax relief for car owners.

Meanwhile, an uptick in opioid overdoses among children has Alexandria City Public Schools considering adding Narcan to schools and city officials issuing warnings about counterfeit Percocet.

Top Stories

  1. The “Chew Grape” house in Old Town is on the market for $1.1 million
  2. Public tour of Alexandria’s abandoned power plant planned for next week
  3. Gang robs man of wallet at night in Arlandria
  4. DNA links Alexandria felon to gun stolen nearly eight months ago
  5. Tax relief for Alexandria car owners approved
  6. Police: West End abduction and robbery was over $100
  7. Here’s how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Alexandria
  8. Waterfront flood mitigation plan returns with slashed budget
  9. Superintendent scolds majority of School Board over School Law Enforcement Advisory Group proposal
  10. Alexandria ranks third in national dog-friendly city ranking

Recent Stories

Updated at 6 p.m. Old Town residents and business owners are up in arms for not being officially notified of a route change for the George Washington Birthday Parade on…

As rainfall travels down the hills of the Parkfairfax neighborhood, the momentum sweeps it past the slim gutters meant to catch the water, propelling it further downhill to devastating effect….

Cloud is a 10-year-old black and brown medium-haired cat searching for her forever home. Currently up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, she has a decade of…

A 23-year-old Lorton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly crashing into four cars in Old Town. The crash occurred near the intersection of S. Patrick Street and…

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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