Morning Notes

New Chick-fil-A opening in Kingstowne this week — “The new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Kingstowne is opening May 26.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Tuesday — Rain in the morning and afternoon. High of 67 and low of 55. Sunrise at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:23 pm. []

Hutchings criticizes state education report — “The superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools is voicing criticism and concerns about a new Virginia Department of Education report released late last week.” [WJLA]

Robert E. Lee childhood home for sale again — “Though not mentioned in the listing description, the estate is the childhood home of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.” [Inside Nova]

Hit-and-run injures pedestrian in Lincolnia — “Fairfax County Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash just outside Alexandria city limits on Little River Turnpike.” [Patch]

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…

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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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