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Parkland, Alexandria

Parkland parent and U.S. representatives organize town hall on gun violence.

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Enough’s Enough in Alexandria

First responders fed up with pay.

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International Women’s Day in Alexandria

City’s women look back on a year of triumph and setbacks.

Alexandria’s Karig Estates: Epilogue

Planning Commission begins Karig Estates debate autopsy.

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Final Bell in Alexandria

Fight for Children steps in to cover sparring partner fee.

Hazard Pay in Alexandria

Police and Firefighters say budget increase is insufficient.

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The Next Shooting

Alexandria schools, police, and city government working to prevent school shootings.

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Slow Growth in Alexandria

Jinks’ proposal fully funds schools budget.

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‘Incredibly Early and Unique’ in Alexandria

The long goodbye to Alexandria’s Ramsey Homes.

Hometown Jams in Alexandria

Acclaimed Alexandria musician returns home for concert honoring Black History Month.

Coming Out Swinging in Alexandria

Council reviews fees affecting boxing club.

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Batteries Included in Alexandria

Alexandria takes electric buses for a test drive.

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Come Together in Alexandria

Department of Community and Human Services shifts services towards the West End.

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The Last Piece in Alexandria

Final southern waterfront development approved.

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By the Numbers in Alexandria

Interim superintendent gets raise.

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Short Bridge, Big Compatibility Issues in Arlington and Alexandria

Arlington moves forward with bridge park, but Alexandria lags behind.

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Karig Estates Appeal Rejected

Lack of legal foundation undermines neighbors’ appeal.

State of Gangs in Alexandria

Task force reviews gang-related crimes.

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Out on a Limb in Alexandria

Caring for Alexandria’s trees in winter.

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Under the Same Roof in Alexandria

New Lee-Fendall tour examines the life of slaves and servants throughout the home’s history.

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Old Town Alexandria Basilica

Oldest Catholic Church in Virginia receives special designation.

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in Alexandria

Alexandrians old and young come together to celebrate national icon.

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Simply Frigid in Alexandria

Burst pipes close city and school facilities.

Out of Crisis

New mental health initiative in Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

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In 2017, Alexandria Shelter Cared for 2,145 Animals

Euthanasia rate below state average.

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Finding a Spot in Alexandria

New commercial parking standards under review.

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Pathway to Zero in Alexandria

Taking action to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

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Into the Ring in Alexandria

Boxing Club welcomes national champions home.

Cameron Run’s Future

City Council reevaluates Nova Partnership on Cameron Run Park.

‘Blood Everywhere’

Testimony reveals struggle to apprehend suicidal murder suspect.

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Democrats Line Up in Alexandria

Three newcomers seek nominations for council.

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Once and Future Office in Alexandria

The past, present, and future of the Office of Historic Alexandria

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Students in Stethoscopes in Alexandria

ACPS partners with GW to build school to health care professional pipeline.

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Eco-City Alexandria

Building an environmentally conscious city with public input.

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The Last Diesel in Alexandria?

DASH opts away from electric for new clean diesel bus fleet.

Long term, the plan is to replace Alexandria’s DASH bus fleet with electric hybrid buses. In the meantime, DASH will use $13 million in prior year bus replacement funding to purchase 27 new clean diesel buses.

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Spotlight on Alexandria Businesses

Nothing small about Small Business Saturday.

50 independent stores throughout Old Town offered special deals and in-store activities for Small Business Saturday.

Alexandria Public Comment Kerfuffle Revisited

Procedural change reopens old City Council wound

Procedural change reignites old City Council public hearing discussion.

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Demaine Completes Renovations in Alexandria

Alexandria funeral home has been serving community for 65 years.

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Focused on Improving Health of the Community

Neighborhood Health celebrates 20 years.

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Aging Town Needs Housing

New senior care facility coming to Old Town.

Senior housing

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Draining Great Waves

The death and rebirth of Cameron Run.

The death and rebirth of Cameron Run.