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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

Recent Stories

It was a big week for getting a glimpse at Alexandria’s future. At a meeting this week, Deputy Director for Infrastructure and Environmental Quality Bill Skrabak offered an in-depth look…

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has unveiled the bluebell and cherry blossom-inspired art that will wrap around the exterior of the new Potomac Yard Metro station. Artist Rob…

Just Listed in Alexandria

A 2 BD/2 BA renovated townhome with an open floor plan, patio and fenced backyard in featured in Just Listed.

Alexandria transportation officials say that a pilot program to ease evening congestion on and around Duke Street is working and they want to make the changes permanent. City staff announced…

Monarch Montessori School located in the heart of Del Ray is enrolling children 6 weeks to 6 years of age for our half day and full day program.

Our hours of operation are 8:00 AM  to 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Monarch Montessori School is open year round, with intermittent breaks.  

Children engage in self-directed, self-initiated activities under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher. Classroom sizes range from 8-12 students. Our robust curriculum includes botany, sensorial activities, the social graces, culture, math, science, practical life, geography, music appreciation and language arts. 

You’ll get half off of the registration fee when you register and begin care with us before April 30, 2023.

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Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour

The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.


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