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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Bird’s eye view of the Montgomery Center proposal (via City of Alexandria)

To be honest, it was a pretty slow week for news in Alexandria.

That’s likely owed, in part, to it being Spring Break this week.

All the same, there was still some big news. The biggest being that Alexandria’s Yellow Line will have its long awaited reopening next month. Alongside that reopening, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has said that despite earlier delays, the Potomac Yard is still scheduled to keep to plans to open in May as well.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. JUST IN: Bank robbery reported in Carlyle
  2. Delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in West End
  3. Massive Montgomery Center redevelopment heads to City Council this month
  4. Alexandria armed robbery suspect allegedly ordered victim to send money via Cash App
  5. JUST IN: Alexandria’s Yellow Line reopening early next month
  6. No arrest after shots fired outside West End 7-Eleven
  7. Notes: New hospital approved by state for Franconia-Springfield
  8. JUST IN: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Alexandria
  9. No arrest after shots fired outside West End 7-Eleven
  10. Metro: Potomac Yard station still on track to open in May

Recent Stories

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:, 770.789.3534.

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