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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Adam K., 13, sleds in front of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Jan. 15, 2024 (staff photo by James Cullum)

It’s been a snowy week in Alexandria.

Tuesday, the day after MLK day, Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) closed for a ‘traditional snow day‘.

The day after started with a two-hour delay, but sure enough, today (Friday) the schools were closed as well.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. JUST IN: Opening of Virginia Tech campus at Potomac Yard delayed to 2025 (5468 views)
  2. ACPS superintendent chooses favorite new logo for the school system (4360 views)
  3. ACPS cancels school on Tuesday for ‘traditional snow day’ (3347 views)
  4. Del Ray’s Junction Bakery & Bistro wants a patio in the parking lot (2003 views)
  5. Notes: Virginia Railway Express approves Saturday service and fare increase (1902 views)
  6. National Weather Service warns of hazardous road conditions as temperatures drop this afternoon (1872 views)
  7. Monumental goes on the PR offensive with new new pro-Potomac Yard arena website (1664 views)
  8. Alexandria City Public Schools has another ‘traditional snow day’ on Friday (1318 views)
  9. Turkish Coffee Lady celebrates two years in Old Town with free coffee event this weekend (1277 views)

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