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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Scene of a shooting in Potomac Yard on Aug. 8 (staff photo by James Cullum)

It’s been a somewhat hectic week in Alexandria, with:

On that last story: Alexandria Planning Director Karl Moritz confirmed to ALXnow that rabbits are not, in fact, classified as poultry for city zoning purposes.

Next week it’s James’ turn for a break, so ALXnow readers will be left with yours truly for the week.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. Alexandria poultry slaughterhouse receives warning from city for selling rabbits (6774 views)
  2. BREAKING: One injured in federal law enforcement-involved shooting in Potomac Yard (3,719 views)
  3. JUST IN: Tornado Watch issued for Alexandria and much of the region (5337 views)
  4. What’s Up in Alexandria This Weekend: August 11 – 13 (2539 views)
  5. Notes: Man shot in Potomac Yard Shopping Center was wanted on attempted murder charges (2512 views)
  6. Notes: Suspect arrested after Hybla Valley shooting on Sunday (2455 views)
  7. Police investigate back-to-back shots fired incidents in Alexandria’s West End (2250 views)
  8. Alexandria’s big waterfront flood mitigation projects to move forward early next year (2072 views)
  9. VIDEO: Driver arrested after Arlandria hit-and-runs Sunday morning (1401 views)
  10. JUST IN: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Alexandria (1248 views)

Recent Stories

The YMCA in Del Ray (420 E Monroe Avenue) is temporarily closed after a medical incident. Alexandria Fire-EMS are on the scene assisting a woman who went into cardiac arrest…

Alexandria Congressman split his votes on security funding bills for U.S. allies over the weekend. Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) voted for bills to aid the defense of Ukraine, which is under Russian invasion,…

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of luxury handbags stolen from two consignment shops in the city. On Jan. 26, the owner of…

A little over two years after it opened, Foxtrot in Old Town is closed — swept up in a series of closures affecting all locations in the Washington D.C. area….

For many remote workers, a messy home is distracting.

You’re getting pulled into meetings, and your unread emails keep ticking up. But you can’t focus because pet hair tumbleweeds keep floating across the floor, your desk has a fine layer of dust and you keep your video off in meetings so no one sees the chaos behind you.

It’s no secret a dirty home is distracting and even adds stress to your life. And who has the energy to clean after work? That’s why it’s smart to enlist the help of professionals, like Well-Paid Maids.

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Monarch Montessori School is now enrolling infants, toddlers and three year-olds for its full-time Montessori program. We offer a seamless enrollment process which involves submitting an application for review, paying the enrollment fee and submitting the remaining enrollment materials before your proposed start date.

At Monarch Montessori School, we aim to provide an authentic Montessori learning experience. At our Alexandria location, we currently have 8 openings in our Primary classroom (ages 3-6), and 6 openings in our Toddler classroom. Additionally, there are 3 infant openings at this time.

Our first floor space is an open concept. Infants and toddlers share the same large classroom. Children ages 3-6 are in two classrooms on our second floor. Each classroom has one lead and assistant guide. We offer a year-round program, with intermittent breaks for Spring Break and Winter Break.

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Scholarship Fund of Alexandria Annual Gala & Auction

Do good while having a good time at the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria’s 38th Annual Gala and Auction at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. The fun begins with a 2-hour open bar reception while mingling with 499 other Alexandrians who

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