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ARHA Announces Headquarters Name Change

Housing advocate Melvin Miller to be honored.

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority has announced that it will rename...

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‘True Sense of Family’

Silverado celebrates 25th anniversary.

Silverado of Alexandria hosted a 25th anniversary celebration for the memory care and assisted living company June 16 at its Alexandria location.

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Defending the Nation

Camp Day showcases Union troops at Fort Ward.

Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, a former Union Army installation and fifth largest built to defend Washington during the Civil War, held its...

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Go With the Flow

Water fight welcomes summer.

From water balloons to soaker guns, the residents of Watergate at Landmark came prepared...

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Journey to Freedom

Freedom House Museum celebrates grand opening.

It was one of the largest slave trading companies in the country. In the mid-19th century, the Franklin and Armfield...

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Sole Providers

300 new shoes distributed at Gum Springs.

Firefighters and volunteers from across the county gathered June 2 to distribute more than 300 pair...

Play Ball!

Aces season opens at Frank Mann Field.

The Alexandria Aces baseball team opened its 2022 season with a decisive 8-4 victory over the Cropdusters...

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Titanic Celebrations

ACHS class of 2022 graduates

The inaugural graduating class of Alexandria City High School held its commencement ceremony June 4 at George Mason University’s EagleBank Arena.

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‘We Will Be Relentless’

City marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Market Square was a sea of orange as more than 350 people turned out June 3 for the Alexandria Chapter...

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Play Ball!

DRBA tops Old Town 21-11 in softball rematch.

Softball match

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“I want to let kids know there is another way out. If you dream big you can get there.”

Tokyo Olympic boxer Troy Isley

Hometown Olympic boxer Troy Isley and Tokyo silver medalist Keyshawn Davis paid a visit to Patrick Henry Elementary School...

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“Every Memorial Day we honor our past Commanders who are buried in this cemetery.”

American Legion Post 24 Commander Henry Dorton

Alexandria paid tribute to its fallen veterans May 30 with Memorial Day ceremonies at Alexandria National Cemetery...

ASC to Honor Duncan, Sheridan

High school athletes to be awarded $50,000.

Prominent real estate executive Lee Duncan and retired Arlington County Circuit Court Judge Paul Sheridan will be honored at the 65th annual...

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‘Fair Winds and Following Seas’

ODBC marks opening of boating season.

The Old Dominion Boat Club, a waterfront institution in Alexandria since 1880...

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Festival of Speed and Style

Car show benefits local charities.

The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style returned to Alexandria May 22, taking over the lower blocks of King Street...

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Over the Edge

Rappellers raise funds for New Hope Housing.

Excitement was mixed with tinges of fear as more than 80 volunteers rappelled down the 14-story Crystal City Hilton...

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Out With the Old

Demolition begins at Landmark Mall

The demolition of Landmark Mall began May 12 as redevelopment of the 52-acre in the city’s West End site gets underway.

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‘A Nurse to Everybody’

Bishop Ireton health clinic dedicated to Debbie File.

Family and friends gathered May 7 for the dedication of the Bishop Ireton Health Clinic in memory of Debbie File...

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Over the Edge

Rappellers raise funds for New Hope Housing.

Excitement was mixed with tinges of fear as more than 80 volunteers rappelled down the 14-story Crystal City Hilton as part of the Over the Edge fundraiser for New Hope Housing.

Obituary: Charlie Euripides

Royal Restaurant owner dies at 89.

Royal Restaurant owner dies at 89.

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To Protect and Serve in Alexandria

Hayes sworn in as Chief of Police.

Chief of Police

‘A Time of Hope’

Celebrating Passover

Passover

Hop to It in Alexandria

Egg hunt

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Honoring a Hero in Alexandria

Last known Battle of the Bulge survivor celebrated.

WWII Veteran

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‘The Time of My Life’ in Alexandria

Lawhorne honored for 43-year career.

Retired after 40 years

Rob Kaufman, Business leader, developer dies at 71.

Rob Kaufman developer dies at 71.

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Pawsitive Partners in Alexandria

ALX Dog Walk raises $40k for local initiatives.

Dog Walk

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Hometown Hero in Alexandria

Historic marker dedicated at Earl Lloyd boyhood home.

Earl Lloyd boyhood home.

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Women’s Work in Alexandria

Fort Ward highlights women’s role in the Civil War.

Civil War

Pinwheels for Prevention in Alexandria

Garden display raises child abuse awareness.

Child abuse awareness

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Good Deeds Day in Alexandria

Agudas Achim, Alfred Street Baptist join forces to combat hunger.

Good Deeds

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Writing With Passion in Mount Vernon

MVHS students win Letter to the Editor contest.

Letters

Funeral Services Held for Nina, Nelson Greene in Alexandria

Nina Greene dies suddenly at 54.

Alexandria resident dies.

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‘She Loves Me’

Signature Theatre’s Rom-Com of musicals.

Rom-com musical

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Groundbreaking Held at Minnie Howard in Alexandria

New facility slated to open in 2024.

Minnie Howard Groundbreaking

‘Anastasia’

Bishop Ireton production to aid Ukrainian refugees.

Aid to Ukrainian Refugees

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‘I Am a Survivor’ in Alexandria

American Legion honors POW, Vietnam veterans.

Vietnam Vets

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‘The Cemetery Club’ in Alexandria

Poignant comedy opens March 25 at ACCT.

Theatre in Alexandria

Women Who Mean Business in Alexandria

Celebrating local business owners.

Women owned businesses

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Celebrating Purim in Alexandria

Observance marks the saving of Jews from execution in Persia.

Celebration

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‘A Full-Scale Genocide’

Ukraine appeals for worldwide aid.

Ukraine appeals

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‘She Loves Me’ in Arlington and Alexandria

Signature Theatre’s Rom-Com of musicals.

Rom-Com

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Pretty in Pink in Alexandria

Public art installation set for March 25.

Public art

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Polynesian Partners in Alexandria

Local businesses raise funds for Tonga tsunami relief.

Tonga tsunami relief

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Food on the Stove in Alexandria

Nonprofit focuses on firefighter health.

Food for Fireman

Triumphant Titans

Williams, Hamiliton new state HS champions.

Track

Getting Carded in Alexandria

Arminta Wood celebrates 96th birthday.

Birthday

‘Under the Same Roof’ in Alexandria

Lee-Fendall program shares stories of the enslaved.

Lee-Fendall house

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