Morning Notes

Terrarium and plants store opening in Old Town — “A plant store with terrarium building workshops will hold its grand opening in Old Town Alexandria during Memorial Day weekend.” [Patch]

It’s Friday — Rain throughout the day. High of 73 and low of 67. Sunrise at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:25 pm. []

Alexandria T&ES on the hunt for clogged storm drain channels — “When debris & vegetation fall into storm drain channels, they can cause blockages that contribute to flooding. But our crews remove the debris to keep water flowing! Does a channel or inlet in your neighborhood need maintenance? Let us know via Alex311.” [Twitter]

National Industries for the Blind gets $7.7 million army contract — ” Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a maximum $7,727,500 modification exercising the first one-year option period of a one-year base contract with four one-year option periods for physical fitness uniform pants.” [Defense Daily]

Alexandria hiring new dock master — “The Dock Master is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the City Marina and dock areas to ensure safe and efficient operations and an attractive waterfront area, managing the financial and dock records, supervising the collection and deposits of all fees collected, and supervising employees engaged in marina activities.” [Washington Post]

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