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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

Alexandria City Council Member Alyia Gaskins (on left) and Vice Mayor Amy Jackson at the ADC mayoral debate, April 30, 2024 (staff photo by James Cullum)

It’s been a busy week in Alexandria. There were multiple mayoral and city council forums and debates this week as the city gets closer and closer to the June 18 primary.

The Alexandria Police Department also confirmed the identities of the suspicious death victims last week in the Braddock and Arlandria neighborhoods, but there’s been no other update from police yet in either case.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. Notes: Administrative shakeup at Alexandria City High School creates behind-the-scenes tension (18476 views)
  2. Notes: Alexandria DOESN’T crack New York Times’ Top 25 D.C. area restaurants list (13101 views)
  3. Former GM sentenced 30 months for embezzling $680K from Hanks Oyster Bar in Old Town (5610 views)
  4. Alexandria Mayoral candidate Steven Peterson hospitalized after injury (4669 views)
  5. Police release identity of victim in last week’s suspicious death in Braddock neighborhood (3692 views)
  6. Alexandria mayoral candidates Gaskins and Jackson reveal contrasting visions in ADC debate (3271 views)
  7. No charges after woman allegedly assaulted in Del Ray Sunday afternoon (2272 views)
  8. Police investigating robbery this morning at T-Mobile store in Landmark neighborhood (2112 views)