ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Anh Phan at Alexandria City Hall, June 28, 2022. (staff photo by James Cullum)

ALXnow is heading into another long weekend with Fourth of July on Monday.

The big stories this week involved back-and-forths over city policy, from a new conditional height increase to arguments over abortion that briefly derailed a City Council meeting.

Top stories

  1. Wave of Del Ray protestors prompts Planning Commission to defer affordable housing height increase
  2. Motorcyclist dies after crashing and falling off Eisenhower Avenue exit ramp
  3. After hit-and-runs, Alexandria Police capture suspect on foot on Interstate 95
  4. Tenant and worker groups voice opposition to power plant plans ahead of City Council review
  5. I-395 lane closures in Alexandria start tonight
  6. Alexandria City Council meeting disrupted by anti-abortion activists
  7. Falls Church restaurant Thompson Italian to take over former Hank’s Oyster Bar spot in Old Town
  8. Fairfax County man charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI for fatal Duke Street crash
  9. City Council to adopt resolution to protect abortion access in Alexandria
  10. Alexandria getting first-ever speed cameras in five school zones early next year

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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