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Protection Area Map Updated

Protection Area Map Updated

County, Army Land Exchange Effort Ends

County, Army Land Exchange Effort Ends

County Reaffirms Commitment to Climate Action

County Reaffirms Commitment to Climate Action

Adjusting Shortfall in Alexandria

School Board struggles to close operating and capital budget gaps.

Before Superintendent Dr. Alvin Crawley leaves in the summer, there’s still one major hurdle at Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS): the budget.

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Filler-Corn Receives Excellence in Education & Workforce Development Award

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce awarded Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41), the Excellence in Education & Workforce Development Award

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Connolly Awarded Save the Children’s Award

Connolly Awarded Save the Children’s Award

Coal Ash Bill Passes

We have one week to go in session and negotiations are rapidly reaching conclusion as we push to finish our work so we can get back to our families and our jobs.

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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?

False Prophets

Dr. Larry Sabato assesses where polling and analytics went wrong in 2016 election.

Dr. Larry Sabato and the election.

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Mount Vernon Town Meeting Features 3D Flying Tour

Bulova and Storck dismiss creating Muslim registry.

The 30th annual Mount Vernon town meeting on Feb. 4.

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Saffoori Honored as Officer of the Month

PFC Ramsy Saffoori has been selected as an Officer of the Month for the Sully District Police Station.

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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.

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Kaine Among Boys and Girls Club Gala Honorees

Benefit to be held February 10

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will be among those honored Feb. 10 at this year’s Dunbar Alexandria-Olympic Boys and Girls Club annual fundraiser.

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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