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New Lines, Old Problems

School Board approves redistricting plan 9a.

For the first time since 1999, the Alexandria Elementary School boundaries are shifting.

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Belmont to lead DRBA

Dennis Belmont, a resident and small business owner in the Del Ray community, was elected president of the Del Ray Business Association at the organization’s Jan. 16 meeting.

Affordable Housing: 'Still Ground Zero'

Mixed progress since 2013 Housing Master Plan.

While the city has implemented some measures from its plan to expand affordable housing, other measures remain undone.

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Anti-Immigration Ban Rallies Held at Dulles

Demonstrators, volunteer attorneys and elected officials welcome travelers, extend help detainees.

Demonstrations sprang up at airports around the United States over the weekend, following an Executive Order by President Donald Trump that blocks travelers from seven largely Muslim countries — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia — in the interests of more significant vetting and preventing would-be terrorists from entering the country.

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Tree Stewards Gather to Celebrate New Year

For a Tree Steward, having fun while protecting local trees is important.

2017 Brings in New Restaurants and Retail

Fourteen businesses sprouting up throughout the city.

As the new year rolls around, new businesses are springing up across Alexandria.

Alexandria Home Sales: December, 2016

In December, 2016, 214 Alexandria homes sold between $3,100,000-$109,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: December, 2016

Alexandria Home Sales: November, 2016

In November, 2016, 196 Alexandria homes sold between $1,915,000-$103,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: November, 2016

Alexandria Home Sales: October, 2016

In October, 2016, 160 Alexandria homes sold between $1,956,900-$110,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: October, 2016

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Deepening Boundaries in Alexandria

Community expresses concerns about lack of diversity in proposed redistricting.

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) need to redistrict. But among parents, teachers, and students there are deep concerns that the redistricting hadn’t done enough to balance the diversity of the schools.

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Ghost Stories of Alexandria

Mysteries, phantoms, and Devil-Bats lurk through city streets.

With 267 years of history, Alexandria is a city fraught with supernatural hauntings.

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Oak Hill Remodeled Home Tour Set for Nov. 5

Gourmet kitchen, spa master bath among spotlight features in makeover.

A circa 1980's center hall Colonial enhanced by a gourmet kitchen, a spacious spa bath and a lower-level guest suite will be featured in a “Remodeled Home Tour” sponsored by Sun Design Remodeling on Saturday, Nov. 5.

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Showcase Home Offers Design Inspiration

DC Design House was transformed by local designers to raise money for charity.

Those in search of interior design ideas now have a source of new inspirations, at least temporarily. The 2016 DC Design House is now open to the public and runs through Oct. 30.

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Home Improvements for the Holidays

Local contractors say there is time to spruce up your house and yard.

Changing temperatures and falling leaves are a signal the holidays are near. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, homes are filled with guests and schedules are stacked with parties. Getting one’s home guest ready by the holidays may be daunting, but it’s doable with proper planning and realistic expectations, say local contractors.

Alexandria Home Sales: September, 2016

In September, 2016, 196 Alexandria homes sold between $4,685,000-$102,990.

Alexandria Home Sales: September, 2016