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‘Fill the Boot’

Firefighters raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy.

Firefighters raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy.

Obituary: Thomas “Tommy” Lacey Jr.

Recent T.C. graduate dies at 18

Tommy Lacey was a towering figure.

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Noah Lyles Takes Bronze

Chance for gold in 4x100m final Aug. 6

Alexandria’s Noah Lyles, one of the most talked about athletes leading up to the Tokyo Olympic Games, left the world’s biggest athletic stage with a bronze medal in the men’s 200-meter final Aug. 4 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

Alexandria Aces Advance to Championship Series

Brook leads 10-0 shutout of Thunderbolts

The Alexandria Aces have advanced to the finals of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League with a two-game sweep of the Silver Spring Thunderbolts in the semi final playoffs.

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On the Road Again in Alexandria

Safety protocols in place as trolley service resumes

After a more than a year-long pause in operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alexandria’s King Street Trolley resumed service July 5.

Alexandria Police Chief Brown to Step Down June 25

Cites family commitments, pending move; hired in January of 2017

Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown announced he will be stepping down from his position effective June 25, leaving the department just over four years after his appointment as Chief of Police.

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They’re Back! Alexandria Aces Open Season at Frank Mann Field

The Alexandria Aces took on the Gaithersburg Giants June 8 in the opening game at Frank Mann Field, losing to their Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League rivals 10-7.

Alexandria Council Approves 2022 Budget

SROs removed against ACPS recommendation

The Alexandria City Council formally approved City Manager Mark Jinks’ proposed $770.7 million operating budget for 2022, which eliminates funding for School Resource Officers in Alexandria City Public Schools.

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Play Ball! in Alexandria

Aces return as Fannon takes ownership

Summer baseball is back as the Alexandria Aces return for their 13th season as part of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League.

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‘Thank You for Your Service’

Celebrating Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Spouses of active duty servicemembers gathered May 7 at the Starbucks Military Family Store at Penrose Square-Columbia Pike to be celebrated on Military Spouse Appreciation Day as part of Military Appreciation Month.

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They’re Back in Alexandria!

ACPS begins return to in-person classes

After nearly a year of virtual learning, Alexandria City Public Schools began the process of returning students to the classroom with a hybrid learning plan that began March 2.

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Pawsitive Partners in Arlandria

Volunteers care for feral cat colony

Ever since Devon Cain was a young girl, she has loved cats.

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Obituary: Charlotte Ross

Beloved crossing guard dies at 95

For 50 years, Charlotte Ross was a fixture at the intersection of Polk Avenue and North Pegram Street, shepherding generations of students to safety as a crossing guard at James K. Polk Elementary School.

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‘We Are Devastated’ in Alexandria

Atlantis Family Restaurant closing after 38 years

Long before celebrity chefs invaded the local culinary scene, there were Bill and Jim Patrianakos, who opened an unassuming restaurant in 1983 in an effort to provide quality food at reasonable prices.

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Alexandria Hometown Heroes

Local residents win cars for community work

Two Alexandria women were presented with a Mazda MX-5 Miata 100th Anniversary Special Edition sportscar Dec. 15, 2020, as part of the Mazda Heroes: Honoring the Human Spirit program.

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‘Love Is All You Need’ in Alexandria

Mural celebrates KSMET businesses

Long before the trendy boutiques and celebrity chef restaurants came to town, upper King Street was lined with used car dealers and empty storefronts and considered by many a sketchy part of the city.

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Holiday Art Walk Kicks Off in Old Town Alexandria

Lamp posts adorned with work from local artists

From the river to the rails, King Street is adorned in its holiday best as lamp posts have been brought to life with a display of art work as part of the first Old Town Holiday Lamp Post Art Walk.

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Alexandria Turkey Trot Goes Virtual

Race continues to support ALIVE!

The 45th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that draws more than 6,000 runners to the streets of Del Ray, is moving to a virtual format for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Witchful Thinking in Alexandria

Ghouls still want some fun on Halloween.

Halloween will look different this year, with COVID-19 safety a priority as children and adults look for alternative ways to celebrate the ghoulish holiday.

Officer Shot, Suspect Dead in Old Town Alexandria Shooting

Second suspect in State Police custody

North Old Town was on lockdown for several hours Oct. 26 following a double shooting that left an Alexandria police officer wounded and a suspect fatally injured on the 600 block of First Street near the Old Town Holiday Inn.