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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