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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Last week’s murder of an Alexandria City High School student was still the top story this week, with one teenager arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder.

Also this week: Dominion Energy also said that widespread undergrounding in Alexandria would be too expensive despite calls from city leaders to look into it more.

On the bright side: Taste of Del Ray is back today.

Top stories

  1. BREAKING: 16-year-old arrested and charged with murder after fatal stabbing at Bradlee Shopping Center
  2. Friends of victim say police didn’t do enough to prevent fatal stabbing at Bradlee Shopping Center
  3. JUST IN: Short-staffed Alexandria Police Department to reduce service to public
  4. Dominion Power says ‘outlandish cost’ prevents city-wide power line undergrounding in Alexandria
  5. Superintendent tells School Board to not talk to media about fatal stabbing of student
  6. Police say they’re not at fault in response to fatal stabbing at Bradlee Shopping Center
  7. Police were at the Bradlee Shopping Center before teenager was fatally stabbed
  8. JUST IN: Severe thunderstorm warning and flood watch issued for Alexandria
  9. City officials say out of date West End and Beauregard Street plans need to be reworked
  10. Security and schedule changes take effect at Alexandria City High School after fatal stabbing

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Morning Notes

Braddock West Development Underway — “Wythe Street closure is part of sewer work ahead of construction.” [Alexandria Living Magazine] It’s Thursday — Clear throughout the day. High of 45 and low…

(Updated 4:25 p.m.) When trash pick-up comes around, it might be a little quieter than usual. Alexandria’s Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) said the city is testing out…

Alexandria City Public Schools is in the initial stages of organizing a collective bargaining effort for thousands of its employees. The school system has more than 2,400 employees and pays…

More than 450 families in Alexandria have signed up for this year’s Holiday Sharing Program with the Fund for Alexandria’s Child. The annual program provides gift cards to low-income families,…

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