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Morning Notes

Locals petitioning to get rid of leaf blowers — “Residents in Alexandria are exposed to a significant, recurring noise violation from gas-powered leaf blowers. These machines exceed the permitted noise limits throughout the City of Alexandria regularly, significantly harming health and quality of life.” [GoPetition]

It’s Thursday — Rain in the morning and afternoon. High of 75 and low of 63. Sunrise at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:39 pm. [Weather.gov]

St. Elmo’s opens new location — “The new Fairlington coffee pub is in soft-opening mode.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Local retirement home celebrates Pride — “Today, the residents of The Fountains at Washington House, a Watermark Retirement Community in Alexandria, had the time of their lives when music legends Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye, Nancy Sinatra, and Chaka Khan visited their residence.” [Zebra]

Recent Stories

Even after pushback by groups ranging from tenants and worker unions to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), Alexandria’s City Council approved a major step for the GenOn Power Plant…

Alexandria leaders will be on-hand on Thursday, July 14, for the unveiling and dedication of AlexRenew’s RiverRenew Tunnel Project. The $454.4 million project will replace Old Town’s 19th century combined sewer…

Residents in Arlington and Alexandria can now report suspected sightings of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect spreading around the region. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia has launched an online survey for people…

Ask McEnearney reviews the real estate during the first half of 2022.

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