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Burke Community Outlook 2017

Developments Underway in Burke Area

The Connection keeps a running list of land use projects being planned, under construction and nearing completion in the community. The list is updated quarterly.

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Residents Meet with Legislators in Richmond

With the Virginia General Assembly underway, many individuals and groups are traveling to the capital of the Commonwealth to lobby lawmakers.

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Chief Brown Sworn In

Citizens express support for new chief of police at swearing in ceremony.

Chief Michael Brown officially became Alexandria’s new chief of police on Jan 24.

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Thrill of Victory

Locals celebrate Trump inauguration.

The Alexandria Republican City Committee celebrated the inauguration of President Donald Trump with a gala held Jan. 20 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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Meet Labor Resource Center's Jasmine Blaine

New director hopes to improve workers’ lives.

Jasmine Blaine, the director of the Centreville Labor Resource Center (CLRC) is helping connect day laborers with jobs.

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Inauguration Day Duty

Local officers provide security for inaugural events.

More than 100 officers from Fairfax County and the City of Alexandria reported for duty during the pre-dawn hours of Jan. 20 to help provide security during Inauguration Day activities in Washington, D.C.

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An Ambassador and an Enforcer

Working in traffic enforcement.

Cheryl Fuller has been a traffic enforcement officer for the City of Alexandria for 20 years.

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‘Hard Work and Tireless Effort’

Police Det. Steven Kitzerow honored as Officer of the Month.

Det. Steven Kitzerow has been selected as the Sully District Station's Officer of the Month for December.

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Joining in the March

Women's March in Washington

New and Old Land Use Causes Line Up

Hearings set at Planning Commission in March and April.

The Board of Supervisors was scheduled to vote on the applications at its Board Hearing on Jan. 24, after this issue’s presstime. The Planning Commission recommended approval of the application in December.

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Party-Line Vote Protects Child Labor at Tobacco Farms in Virginia

Republican-led House panel kills effort to craft new protections for kids in unrecorded vote.

In an unrecorded party-line vote, House Republicans killed a bill that would have cracked down on child labor at tobacco farms in Virginia.

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Recalibrating Fight Against Hunger

Setting Priorities

The monthly meeting of Hunger Free Alexandria focused on the accomplishments since the release of the report “Toward an End to Hunger in Alexandria” which was released in 2014.

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Former California Highway Patrol commander named new chief of police.

Michael Brown has been selected as Alexandria’s new chief of police.

Hosting a President for Lunch

Fireflies’ owner looks back on the day President Obama paid her restaurant a visit.

On one summer day in 2014, President Obama found his way to Fireflies in Del Ray for lunch.

Democrat Disunity

Alexandria Democrats unite to support ACA, but Warner draws fire for amendment vote.

As Republicans in Congress begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more than 100 citizens from throughout the region rallied on Jan. 15 at the Charles Houston Recreation Center in support of affordable healthcare.