Alexandria Local

Alexandria Local


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Mentor of The Month: Sophia Fuentes

From Picture Books to Chapter Books

Mentor Sophia Fuentes and Student Melani write to each other about their experience as a part of Wright to Read.

Opinion: Commentary: When the Dangerous Unknown Is Preferable

We must recommit ourselves to being steadfast in our compassion for and dedication to assisting those fleeing violence, terror, and oppression.

Opinion: Commentary: Partnering for a Cleaner Potomac

Opinion: Commentary: High Expectations for Potomac Yard Metro

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Red, White and BBQ in Alexandria

Giant Food, Myron Mixon raise funds for USO.

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Anderson and Blackburn Opening Another Restaurant in Alexandria?

…and their burger joint Holy Cow just raised $100,000 for local charities.

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Alexandria Waterfront Walk

A first-hand look at how the Waterfront Plan is coming together.

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Obituary: William Charity Dies

Family, friends recall life of 102-year-old Alexandrian.

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New Economic Development Tool for Alexandria?

Risks and rewards of new federally tax-incentivized “opportunity zones” yet to be seen.