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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

The Squirrel Nut Zippers perform at The Birchmere (Staff Photo by Jay Westcott)

It was a big week for local businesses.

The Birchmere has brought some big names to bat for their new electric sign, like frequent guests Chris Issak, Rick Springfield and John Waters.

Popular biscuit restaurant Stomping Ground in Del Ray also announced that it will be closing next month, citing difficulty recovering from the pandemic.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. Arlington attorney arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards from Alexandria office building
  2. Large residential overhaul in Old Town clears bureaucratic hurdle
  3. JUST IN: Alexandria City High School teacher confiscates handgun from a student
  4. Popular steak and seafood restaurant in Old Town could get an outdoor seating boost
  5. Notes: Stomping Ground in Del Ray to close next month
  6. Full redevelopment of Old Town North block heading to Planning Commission
  7. Grammy winners and other stars send in letters supporting The Birchmere’s new electric sign
  8. Driver crashes into police cruiser and charged with DUI in Old Town
  9. Massive housing reform process for Alexandria kicks off this month
  10. Notes: Wall Street Journal piece targets ‘Save Del Ray’ controversy

Recent Stories

This past week saw 30 homes sold in Alexandria. The least expensive condo, single-family home or townhouse sale over the past seven days was $190,000 while the most expensive was…

One year after a plan to open at 128 N. Pitt Street seemingly fell through, hyper-popular D.C. bagel shop Call Your Mother Deli says an Alexandria location in Old Town…

No one was injured or arrested after a report of gunfire in Old Town on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 5:25 p.m. in the 600 block of S. Fayette…

(Updated 12:35 p.m.) Virginia Railway Express (VRE) trains were stopped last night after a vehicle struck the bridge over King Street — again. The delay is the latest in a…

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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Press Release:

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The HIPAA Seal of Compliance is issued to organizations that have implemented an effective HIPAA compliance program through the use of The Guard, Compliancy Group’s proprietary compliance tracking solution.

Clients and patients are becoming more aware of the requirements of HIPAA compliance and how the regulation protects their personal information. Forward-thinking providers like EDBS Dental Billing Solutions choose the HIPAA Seal of Compliance to differentiate their services.

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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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