Morning Notes

Mother of teen killed in attempted carjacking speaks out — “A mother is mourning the death of her 18-year-old son, who was fatally shot Friday in Alexandria, Virginia, after police say he and three other teens tried to carjack a man at a gas station and the man opened fire.” [NBC]

It’s Thursday — Rain in the morning. High of 81 and low of 62. Sunrise at 5:54 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. []

Senior living facility The Landing opens in Potomac Yard — “Congratulations to the Landing, a cutting-edge senior living facility, that officially opened today in Potomac Yard.” [Twitter]

When do pools open in Alexandria — “Ready for pool season to begin? Here are the options for city pools and others near Alexandria.” [Patch]

Alexandria has had at least one unit out of service every day — “THE COUNT: The city of Alexandria has had at least one fire department unit out of service everyday for 279 days straight.” [Twitter]

Recent Stories

Even after pushback by groups ranging from tenants and worker unions to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), Alexandria’s City Council approved a major step for the GenOn Power Plant…

Alexandria leaders will be on-hand on Thursday, July 14, for the unveiling and dedication of AlexRenew’s RiverRenew Tunnel Project. The $454.4 million project will replace Old Town’s 19th century combined sewer…

Residents in Arlington and Alexandria can now report suspected sightings of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect spreading around the region. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia has launched an online survey for people…

Ask McEnearney reviews the real estate during the first half of 2022.


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