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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Plans for Robinson Terminal North (image via Morris Adjmi Architects/City of Alexandria)

There was a big piece of development news in Alexandria and, for the first time, it felt like it wasn’t about the Potomac Yard arena.

The Robinson Terminal North project has been a thorn in the side of the city’s ambition to have a contiguous waterfront. Now, that industrial block could see redevelopment as a site with public waterfront access.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. Robinson Terminal North, a major piece of Alexandria’s Waterfront Plan, headed to city review next month (7604 views)
  2. Potomac Yard arena listening session on Thursday tackles controversial project’s biggest challenge (4108 views)
  3. JUST IN: Alexandria Police Chief Don Hayes announces departure (2956 views)
  4. Police: Man robbed by suspects with weapon in West End parking garage (2803 views)
  5. JUST IN: Student suffers suspected non-fatal overdose at Alexandria City High School (2755 views)
  6. School Board yet again sends Alexandria City Public Schools logo back to drawing board (2442 views)
  7. Mount Vernon Trail widening project clears planning hurdle (2019 views)
  8. Alexandria’s Library opens up about cause of last year’s electronic services shutdown (1724 views)
  9. Sam I Am needs a forever home (1508 views)

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