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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

The empty storefront at 3813 Mount Vernon Avenue in the Del Ray North Shopping Center. (staff photo by James Cullum)

With Labor Day just around the corner, ALXnow has an abbreviated publishing schedule today.

ALXnow also won’t be publishing on Monday but will resume on Tuesday.

Top stories

  1. JUST IN: Suspect arrested in Braddock neighborhood shooting
  2. Alexandria Mayor pushes back on Virginia Attorney General’s characterization of violence in ACPS
  3. WMATA vows to learn from past mistakes as Potomac Yard Metro station nears completion
  4. Police: Man with gun robs McDonald’s in Arlandria
  5. JUST IN: Man dies in ‘industrial accident’ in Carlyle area
  6. MRP Realty backs out of Arlandria shopping center redevelopment
  7. Alexandria Police arrest robbery suspect in Landmark area
  8. Neighbors appeal Polk Avenue sidewalk decision to City Council
  9. Alexandria looks to bicycles and boats to help replace Metro during shutdown
  10. Alexandria hoping to make new outdoor dining regulations less onerous

Recent Stories

Morning Notes

Stephanie Landrum Connects Alexandria — “The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership has played a critical role in how Alexandria has grown and changed.” [Alexandria Living Magazine] It’s Friday — Clear throughout the…

A plan to install Alexandria’s first speed cameras is headed to final review at the City Council later this month. The ordinance will authorize the installation of five cameras across…

Nearly 200 Alexandria workers hopped onto a wave of unionization in Virginia following a new law allowing collective bargaining. In an election held by mail, the City of Alexandria Labor…

Alexandrian Olympic medalist Noah Lyles and his brother Josephus are among the 24 athletes set to be inducted into Alexandria City Public Schools’ (ACPS) Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend….

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