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Morning Notes

Gourmet Mexican Opens in Del Ray — “The shop sells high quality and authentic Mexican food and other goods.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

It’s Wednesday — Heavy rain starting in the afternoon. High of 85 and low of 78. Sunrise at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. [Weather.gov]

Monticello Park Designated Community Forest — “Monticello Park in Alexandria is barely seven acres. But if ever a park punched above its weight, it’s this one.” [Washington Post]

Uncovered Alexander Hamilton Letter has Alexandria Connection — “An archive employee who stole the letter was arrested in 1950 and found to have sold it, alongside other documents from America’s founding fathers, to rare books dealers, according to Massachusetts court filings. In November 2018, the letter emerged at an auction house in Alexandria, Virginia, before coming into the custody of the FBI the following year.” [CNN]

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5 Star Auto Glass, an auto glass repair and replacement company based out of Fairfax, Virginia, now covers most of Fairfax County in its service area.

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Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, stress, grief, trauma or anger? Are you ready to make a change?

Lauren K. Nickum, LCSW, CSAC from Peaceful Mind Solutions is now taking new clients for psychotherapy. Lauren has over 10 years of experience treating mental health disorders and general life stress in adults and adolescents. For more information visit peacefulmindsolutions.com.

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