ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

After taking Monday off for Juneteenth, it was a pretty light week at ALXnow until this morning, when the Supreme Court announced it was overturning Roe v. Wade.

The topic has been one extensively fought over in Alexandria this year, and many local residents and elected officials expressed dismay this morning at the decision.

Top stories:

  1. Alexandria seeking grant to overhaul most crash-prone intersections
  2. Filipino chicken chain Jollibee to open in Alexandria this weekend
  3. Historic preservationists share concerns about Alexandria’s proposed height change
  4. There’s a bunch of restaurants and other businesses for sale in Alexandria
  5. Man blames Ambien sleep medication for crashing into Arlandria apartment building
  6. Mars has waited four months to be adopted at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
  7. Police: Foul play not suspected after man drowns in Four Mile Run
  8. School Board sends ACPS logo redesigns back to the drawing board
  9. City Council approves potential pay-by-phone parking increase in Alexandria
  10. Bauer’s Optical is permanently closed in the West End

Recent Stories

Alexandria is moving forward with plans to install new speed enforcement cameras with public meetings planned this fall ahead of implementation next year. In a release, the City of Alexandria…

There are still a number of ways to volunteer in Alexandria this summer. Art and music lovers can get their fix by volunteering as gallery guides at the Torpedo Factory…

The summer break is nearly over, and Alexandria City Public Schools students will walk into more secure buildings on Monday, August 22. That’s the message from ACPS, which after a…

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