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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

A last-minute disagreement between city staff and developers of a new development in Carlyle raised concerns about fairness in the city’s development process. There was little indication before the City…

Alexandria Hyundai has been taking up space on three blocks of Mount Vernon Avenue for 21 years, and owner Kevin Reilly is submitting a plan to be able to stay…

Bonaventure has released its second concept design for its mixed use shopping center proposal for 2525 Mount Vernon Avenue in the middle of Del Ray. Bonaventure made a few big…

(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Three arrests have been made in an attempting carjacking in Potomac Yard on Friday that left one dead and another injured. Police said that Jordan Poteat, an…

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