Drawn from the 15 community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.


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‘China In My Eyes’ Opens on NOVA Campus

Just in time for the Chinese New Year, the Alexandria Campus Library in partnership with the Confucius Institute at George Mason University opened a photography exhibit titled “China in My Eyes” on Feb. 1.

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Yoga for 50-Plus in Alexandria

Learning to improve strength and balance.

Yoga in Alexandria is plentiful and evolving. There’s something for everyone.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Dan Steinberg

Washington Post sports columnist Dan Steinberg will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 21 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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Cherries, George Washington, and Today's Alexandria

This is the fourth in a series of articles about the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee's February events.

Crime Report: The following incidents were reported by the Mount Vernon District Police Station.

Crime Report: The following incidents were reported by the Mount Vernon District Police Station.

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A Declaration of Conscience in Mount Vernon

Church members protest “looming threats.”

Mt. Vernon Unitarian Church (MVUC) members unanimously passed a Declaration of Conscience at a formal meeting Sunday, Feb. 12 that reads in part: “In the face of looming threats to immigrants, Muslims, people of color, and the LGBTQ community and the rise of hate speech, harassment and hate crimes, we affirm our belief in the inherent worth and dignity of every person.”

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Puller Institute

Six West Potomac High students participated in the Puller Institute in Richmond to learn how government works.

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Evening Of Jazz

On Saturday night, Feb. 11, the West Potomac Jazz Band performed at a cocktail party in the atrium of the newly-opened National Museum of African American History & Culture.

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National Competition

The West Potomac High School Varsity Dance Team attended the Universal Dance Association National Dance Team Championship at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Feb. 3-5.

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Feeling ICE's Chill

The tone in Alexandria regarding immigration is one of apprehension and fear of harassment and deportation.

A Million More

Delays result in another $1 million loan request for Ramsey Homes redevelopment.

More money requested for the Ramsey Homes redevelopment.

Storck Holds Back Bock Farm Decision

Supervisor Dan Storck (D-Mount Vernon) has asked to again postpone Board of Supervisors action on development for the Bock, or Hinson, Farm property in Mount Vernon.

Fear Follows ICE Enforcement

Men said to be detained after leaving Mount Vernon shelter.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Mount Vernon.

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Era of the Iron Fist: How Did Democrats Rule the House of Delegates?

Democrats complain about Republican heavy-handedness, but were they any better?

Democrats complain that Republicans are sidelining their bills without much consideration. But were Democrats any better when they had control of the House of Delegates?

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Prisoner Resource Fair Offers a Head Start

Easing the transition from jail to the community.

This is the first prisoner Resource Fair held by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office for prisoners who are scheduled to be released within several months.