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Bridge 23 Reopens on the Mount Vernon Trail

During a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 19, the National Park Service (NPS) officially reopened Bridge 23 on the Mount Vernon Trail, located within the Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve.

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Homelessness Point-in-Time Count 2024

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Homeless Services Planning and Coordinating Committee's regional point-in-time counts are a "limited and imperfect perspective."

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Focusing on the Future of Gaming

This week at the first meeting of the year for the Joint Subcommittee to study the feasibility of establishing the Virginia Gaming Commission, I was re-appointed to serve as the subcommittee's Vice Chair.


DWI Suspected in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Groveton.

Share Your Experiences With Extreme Heat

Alexandria News Briefs


“Flourishing After 55”

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ Pass is required to participate starting at a $20 annual fee. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

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Local Volunteers Boost Bluebirds, Monitor Nestboxes

Bluebirds

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Woodlawn’s Diverse History

Beyond the Gentry

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Are Longtime Businesses Leaving Hollin Hall Shopping Center?

Are Longtime Businesses Leaving Hollin Hall Shopping Center?

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Centreville Preschoolers Release Ladybugs for Earth Day

Students at Chesterbrook Academy Preschool in Centreville celebrated Earth Day, April 22, by releasing more than 10,000 ladybugs throughout their schoolyard.

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Bon Anniversaire

Gazette Packet en France


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National Nurses Week

Residents of Woodbine Rehabilitation and Health Center celebrate the nurses of Woodbine and Silverado Memory Care Center May 6 during National Nurses Week May 6-12

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StarKist Presents $10k to Miracle League

Charlie the Tuna on hand for MLA game.

Rainy skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the Miracle League of Alexandria as Charlie the Tuna and representatives of the StarKist Corporation presented a check for $10,000 to MLA board president Mac Slover May 4 at the Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center.

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StarKist Presents $10k to Miracle League

Charlie the Tuna on hand for MLA game.

Rainy skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the Miracle League of Alexandria as Charlie the Tuna and representatives of the StarKist Corporation presented a check for $10,000 to MLA board president Mac Slover May 4 at the Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center.


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Chamber Receives Report on General Assembly Activities

Roll for a casino in Fairfax County?

“It was a session with a lot of changes,” said State Senator Scott Surovell speaking to the Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce at the annual General Assembly Report business breakfast.

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The Backward Budget Moves Forward

Breaking news from Richmond – the biennial state budget has been passed and signed into law.

FAA Reauthorization Adds New Flights at DCA

U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Bobby Scott (VA), Jennifer McClellan (D-VA), and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) issued a statement today blasting the inclusion of a provision to add new flights at DCA in the FAA Reauthorization bill despite the House’s previous rejection of the same provision.


Former FCIC Attorney Sentenced in Sexual Exploitation of Children

A former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) attorney was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for conspiring to sexually exploit numerous children.

$1.65 Billion Budget Adopted

The Arlington County Board voted on Saturday, April 20, 2024, to adopt a $1.65 billion balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2025, a 6.4 percent increase over FY 2024.