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West End School Revealed

Parents express support, but Beauregard future raises concerns from neighbors.

Office building will be retrofitted to become a school.

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‘Expressions 2017’ Wall Calendar

Akiko Lloyd, a resident of the Fountains at Washington House in western Alexandria, used her basket weaving skills to become part of the “Expressions 2017” wall calendar.

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Bishop Ireton's Model UN Team

Bishop Ireton’s 2015-16 Model UN Team won Best Small Delegation at the University of Virginia’s Model UN Conference.

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Bagels, Pickles Take Center Stage at Del Ray Pop-Up

Two farmer’s market favorites find a temporary indoor home.

Friday, Jan. 20, may be listed as Inauguration Day on the calendar, but within the heart of Del Ray there’s another inauguration on the horizon that will hit closer to home: The grand opening of Salt | Bagel, a pop-up blending two Alexandria favorites in one spot.

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‘Anything Goes’ at Little Theatre of Alexandria

Passengers sail on a cruise liner in Cole Porter's 1930s romantic comedy.

The Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) is staging Cole Porter's light-hearted, romantic comedy, "Anything Goes," from Jan. 14 to Feb. 4.

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‘Elf, Jr.:’ A Story of Transformation at Aldersgate Church Community Theater

Family-friendly children's story is based on a movie and a Broadway show.

With a cast of 42 children, the Aldersgate Church Community Theater (ACCT) is staging "Elf, Jr.," based on the New Line Cinema hit, from Jan. 13 to Jan. 22.

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Editorial Cartoon

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New Life for Surrendered Pet in Alexandria

Emmanuel Lassiter loved his dog, Dino. An outgoing pit bull-Rottweiler mix who loved people, Dino was everything Lassiter could want in a dog. But he just couldn’t keep him.

How Tech Can Enhance Seniors' Lives — Senior Services of Alexandria

Technology is all around us — just walk down the street and people are on their cell phones or other devices.

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Senators to Alexandria: Clean Up Your Act by 2020 or Lose State Funding

Lawmakers poo poo city efforts to flush raw sewage.

Members of the Virginia state Senate say they’re tired of hearing excuses about sewage from city officials in Alexandria, and they’re pushing ahead with a plan that one senator calls “the nuclear option.” This afternoon, the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee approved a bill that sets a firm deadline for Alexandria to clean up its act — 2020. If city officials are unable to stop dumping more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage into the Potomac River every year, Alexandria would lose all state appropriations until the problem is fixed.

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Bagels, Pickles Take Center Stage at Del Ray Pop-Up

Two farmer’s market favorites find a temporary indoor home.

The grand opening of Salt | Bagel, a pop-up blending two Alexandria favorites in one spot.

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'Anything Goes' at Little Theater in Alexandria

Passengers sail on a cruise liner in Cole Porter's 1930s romantic comedy.

The Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) is staging Cole Porter's light-hearted, romantic comedy, "Anything Goes," from Jan. 14 to Feb. 4.

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Predatory Lenders Work Behind the Scenes to Avoid Regulation and Evade the Law

Campaign contributions and political connections used to sidestep crackdown.

Predatory Loans in the Crossfire: Lawmakers conflicted about how to handle high-interest loans.

Letter to the Editor: Alexandria's Spending Priorities?

Several weeks ago, the Alexandria city manager was reminded during a Federation of Civic Associations meeting that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) was in a state of flux, and that Alexandria should stop or postpone any construction of the planned $268 million Metro Station in Potomac Yard. His reply was that Metro was beginning to turn around.

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Firefighters from Station 201 Read to Lyles-Crouch Elementary Students.

‘So, Who Has Ever Heard of a Turnip?’

The fire engine pulls up in front of Lyles-Crouch Elementary School on Friday morning and four firefighters jump out and head for the front door.

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