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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

The 1800 block of Mount Vernon Avenue has been temporarily closed due to a small sinkhole, Jan. , 2022 (staff photo by James Cullum)

It’s the first week of 2023 and Alexandria is off to a busy start.

Some potentially big changes down the road are starting small, like the launch of a guaranteed income pilot and a new ban on red-light turns at a couple of intersections.

There were some closures as well: EagleBank is shutting down its Alexandria branch  (277 S. Washington Street) in March while Deli News & More (1406) shut its doors — with a new deli planned to replace it in March.

Top stories

  1. Notes: Alexandria’s guaranteed income program moves forward, payments start next month
  2. What are some of the big City of Alexandria priorities in 2023?
  3. Alexandria City Council to consider resolution outlining which flags can be flown and when
  4. Police: Man with knife commits West End robbery
  5. Alexandria man arrested after allegedly threatening dad with gun on Facebook Messenger
  6. Shots fired on Lincolnia Road, no injuries
  7. ‘Deli News & More’ closes in Old Town, restaurateur signs lease
  8. Alexandria considering ‘no turn on red’ restrictions for some Old Town and Parker-Gray intersections
  9. Birchmere brushes up against city zoning ordinance in switch to electric signage
  10. TRAFFIC ALERT: Small sinkhole shuts down portion of Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray

Recent Stories

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As rainfall travels down the hills of the Parkfairfax neighborhood, the momentum sweeps it past the slim gutters meant to catch the water, propelling it further downhill to devastating effect….

Cloud is a 10-year-old black and brown medium-haired cat searching for her forever home. Currently up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, she has a decade of…

A 23-year-old Lorton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly crashing into four cars in Old Town. The crash occurred near the intersection of S. Patrick Street and…

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To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

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