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Morning Notes

Store manager’s murderer to be released — “A man who brutally killed a store manager in Alexandria, Virginia, because he allegedly believed the victim was a werewolf is being allowed to leave a mental health facility and move into the community…” [NBC4]

It’s Thursday — Rain starting in the afternoon. High of 85 and low of 74. Sunrise at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. []

Gun Violence Awareness rally planned in Old Town — “In the aftermath of the Texas school shooting and other mass shootings, a group supporting stricter gun laws will hold a rally.” [Patch]

Taste of Del Ray kicks off this week — “The weekend-long culinary event kicks off Thursday, June 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. with a VIP reception featuring unlimited tastes from all the participating restaurants.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Recent Stories

The number of traffic crashes and injuries is on the rise in Alexandria, according to a new report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). Alcohol-related traffic arrests in Alexandria…

Alexandria still bears scars from the intense 2019 floods — notably the ongoing closure of much of Four Mile Run. Local residents are still reeling from floods since then, but…

Students and parents are facing years upheaval in Alexandria’s West End, as the city’s school system is planning on completely rebuilding two elementary schools within the decade. Alexandria City Public…

If Alexandria wants to hold onto its most skilled staff members, the Alexandria Planning Commission chair said the city government will need to pony up and pay more competitive wages….

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Brassy Jazzy Christmas

Don’t miss this toe tapping celebration!

The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) presents “Brassy Jazzy Christmas,” a strong lineup of Christmas and holiday favorites. Inspired by Stan Keton’s album “A Merry Christmas!,” SONOVA has created a jazz band–substituting french

Alexandria’s 47th Annual Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race

Join in Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving tradition- the 47th Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race. Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving morning tradition, the Alexandria Turkey Trot, returns to the streets of Del Ray on Thursday, November 24 at 9 a.m. In the spirit of


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