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Morning Notes

Tabletop gaming shop coming to Old Town North — “Large ‘Coming Soon!’ signs are up in the windows of a store at the corner of Wythe and North Washington streets — and gamers should be pretty excited.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Wednesday — Rain overnight. High of 73 and low of 55. Sunrise at 5:55 am and sunset at 8:18 pm. [Weather.gov]

Alexandria City High School boys’ lacrosse finishes strong — “The Alexandria City High School boys’ lacrosse team finished their regular season by defeating Fairfax High School, 13-1, at Stalnaker field on May 5.” [Alexandria Times]

City Council fields questions about COVID-19 policy and more  — “The panel discussion was moderated by Ann Harbor, Chair of the Chamber’s Government Relations Committee. Questions addressed topics of concern from COVID-19 to affordable housing, to flooding and climate change and transportation and more.” [Zebra]

Recent Stories

While the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is working through plans to make September fare-free for all riders, that could be extended into October for Alexandria riders dealing with the Metro…

Updated 4:30 p.m. — A spokesperson representing Hilco Redevelopment Partners shared an email with WMWAA indicating that the Airports Authority “is comfortable that the City of Alexandria does not need…

The Alexandria City Council is poised to approve an amended plan to build a 473-unit affordable housing complex in Arlandria, now that St. Rita Catholic Church has signed off on…

Alexandria will be hiring more police officers, but Mayor Justin Wilson warned the fix to staffing challenges won’t be quick. The Alexandria Police Department is facing a chronic short-staffing issue…

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