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Morning Notes

Alexandria hiring building engineer — “Under general supervision, the Building Engineer is assigned and performs full performance or journey level skilled maintenance repairs and preventative maintenance in HVAC, plumbing, and/or electrical work as a licensed journeyman.” [Washington Post]

It’s Friday — Humid throughout the day. High of 89 and low of 76. Sunrise at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. [Weather.gov]

Gas tax holiday proposed again — “The governor is again pushing a three-month suspension of Virginia’s gas tax through a budget amendment as the General Assembly reconvenes.” [Patch]

Giant food drive benefitting ACPS — “School food and meal programs will benefit as Giant Food’s Round Up Program generates funds in support of feeding children.” [ACPS]

Recent Stories

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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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