Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!
⛅ Today’s weather: Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High of 55 and low of 41.
⛅ Tomorrow: Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 57 and low of 42. Sunrise at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:29 pm.
🚨 You need to know
One driver was killed on Saturday after a crash on the Beltway near Alexandria, Patch reported.
The crash occurred around 3 a.m. near the Van Dorn Street interchange. A westbound Toyota Camry hit a stationary Subaru Outback, Patch said, with police saying the Toyota couldn’t avoid hitting the stationary car.
The Subaru driver, Moises A. Martinez Carrillo, 26, from Maryland, died at the scene, Patch reported.
📈 Monday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Mar 27, 2023.
- Notes: New Queen Street restaurant brings Alexandria, Egypt to Alexandria, Virginia (1318 views)
- Four Alexandria schools participating in speed camera pilot (379 views)
- Changes in the works for King Street Trolley, including new Eisenhower destination (132 views)
- Poll: Have you gone to see the cherry blossoms in D.C. yet? (70 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Alexandria Celebrating Earth Day With Events Throughout April
Zebra (Monday @ 4:55 pm)
- Cocina: This Easygoing Dog Needs a Home
Zebra (Monday @ 4:26 pm)
- 1 Dead After Car Hits Stationary Vehicle On Capital Beltway
Patch (Monday @ 2:41 pm)
- Shooting At Man In Wheelchair Prompts Alexandria Man’s Conviction
Patch (Monday @ 10:26 am)
🐦 Tweets of note
The City of Alexandria has partnered with @_compostcrew to launch a curbside composting pilot program! Registration is now open! If you have put your name on the waitlist in December, you will receive an email regarding next steps. More info>> https://t.co/VnyHQCPIne pic.twitter.com/OA7PM4lzSS
— Alexandria Transportation & Environmental Services (@AlexandriaVATES) March 27, 2023
Don't forget to swing by the Beatley Central Library today with you ACPS badge! https://t.co/ggbFlBJVxu
— ACPS Reads (@ACPSreads) March 27, 2023
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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In some ways, it wasn’t a great week for shops around Alexandria. Three Alexandria stores had drivers crash into them this week. At the Bradlee Shopping Center, a driver was…
Westbound drivers may want to avoid Duke Street near Landmark next week as construction will shut down part of the road. The closures will affect the westbound lanes on Duke…
Parents and teachers at a School Board meeting last night said the rollout of a new plan to split specialist teachers across schools has been an unmitigated disaster. The change…
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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information: tcwilliams73.com, 770.789.3534.
Spring Fling at Rising Sol Yoga School
Join us for a day of FREE hot yoga. Experience our class styles and meet our teachers. Buy a bite at the Bake Sale to benefit The Carpenter’s Shelter, peruse some special vendors, take advantage of in-person only discounts on