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Morning Notes

Households without power after storm — “Households across Alexandria are suffering a blackout right now. Dominion’s service to our city continues to be unacceptable.” [Twitter]

It’s Monday — Light rain starting in the afternoon. High of 75 and low of 61. Sunrise at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. [Weather.gov]

Resource center for Afghan refugees opening in Alexandria — “On Thursday, a new community center catering specifically to the needs of Afghan refugees will open in Alexandria, VA.” [DCist]

Alexandria Times profiles local love story — “It only took them a little over a month after Cody’s arrival to find each other, and they’ve been essentially inseparable ever since.” [Alexandria Times]

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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