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Vernon Miles

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A Commission For Veterans in Alexandria?

Proposal to create a veterans’ commission moves forward.

The last two audience members at the Nov. 29 City Council meeting weren’t waiting on a docket item.

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Church Plan Ascending in Alexandria

Board approves Alfred Street Baptist Church expansion.

Alfred Street Baptist Church, one of the oldest faith communities in Alexandria, just passed the first major hurdle for ongoing plans for an expansion.

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What’s New in Ballston?

Parks, Robberies, and Lingering Specter of Ballston’s Founding Father Haunt Civic Association Meeting.

Nearly 50 people crammed into a room at The Jefferson Hotel in Virginia Square designed to fit no more than 30.

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Alexandria: Cider City

Sipping cider’s history.

From hand-cranked wooden presses to the tab at an Old Town pub, hard cider has a long history in Alexandria.

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The Extra Mile in Arlington

The Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation hosts second Memorial 5k Run

At last year’s race, Neal Lawson said he was so caught up in the event that he never had a moment to let the day’s events soak in.

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Refugees Gather in Arlington to Celebrate Thanksgiving

Ethiopian Community Development Council hosts “Refugees’ First Thanksgiving.”

Arabic. Amharic. Burmese. Spanish. There were dozens of languages spoken from the nearly 200 people at the “Refugees’ First Thanksgiving” dinner.

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Alexandria: Port of Call

Ships sail in and out of Alexandria’s marina every day, but over the weekend a special visitor dominated the harbor view.

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Alexandria: Deepening Boundaries

Community expresses concerns about lack of diversity in proposed redistricting.

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) need to redistrict.

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Deepening Boundaries in Alexandria

Community expresses concerns about lack of diversity in proposed redistricting.

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) need to redistrict. But among parents, teachers, and students there are deep concerns that the redistricting hadn’t done enough to balance the diversity of the schools.

Homicide in Nursing Home

An assault in a nursing home resulted in the death of 82-year-old Hunter Alexander, a resident of Sunrise of Alexandria.

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