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Mass for First Responders

Honoring those who “put their lives on the line.”

Honoring those who “put their lives on the line.”

Find a Spot

New parking standards under review.

Task Force Reviewing New Parking Standards

Violence in Charlottesville reignites questions about Alexandria’s Confederate icons.

Questions about Alexandria’s Confederate icons.

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Roosevelt Island Remade

Sweeping changes scheduled for Roosevelt Island.

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Aikido of Arlington

Developing a sense of calm balance.

Safe Place Nearby

National initiative offers local children a safe refuge.

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Back to School at Samuel Tucker Elementary

Year-Round school starts again.

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Redrawing School Lines in Arlington

Arlington middle and elementary schools to undergo redistricting in the fall.

Restructuring T.C. Williams

School counseling system reorganized by incoming principal.

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Shooting in Del Ray

Juvenile suspect arrested.

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Cut Loose with the Bacon Brothers

The Police Chief, the Mayor, and Kevin Bacon walk into a bar ...

Bacon Brothers make an Appearance in Old Town

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National Night Out in Alexandria

Bringing police and residents together.

Bringing police and residents together in Alexandria

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Out or Up in Arlington

Lubber Run design deferred.

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Burning Old Glory

Mysterious arsons target American flags.

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Berlin to Alexandria

Former Alexandria principal returns as ACPS interim superintendent.

Sentenced to Prison

Cases involved two relationship-related murders.

Battle for the Board in Arlington

Three way race for the County Board.

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Stuck in the Middle

Healthcare reform could leave Virginia with a widening Medicaid gap.

Driver Arrested, Brother Dead in Alexandria Crash

Two traffic fatalities in 2017 set high for recent years.

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New Rules on Prince Street

Parking restrictions in place

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‘Eiffel Tower’ of Old Town

BAR endorses 1604-1614 King Street design.

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Arlington Parks and Rec

Ambition and innovation at heart of new Public Spaces Master Plan.

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New Direction for Arlington Arts

Arlington works to bring arts to people rather than people to arts.

Chicken and Egg in Alexandria

Affordable housing debate highlights city’s public feedback conundrum.

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Blessed Are the Poor

Alfred Street Baptist Church outlines relocation plan for affordable housing residents displaced by church expansion.

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Small Area, Big Plans

North Potomac Yard takes design cues from an Eisenhower autopsy.

North Potomac Yard Plan

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Rat City

Combatting the rat population in Alexandria.

Rats in Alexandria

Arlington Streetcar 2.0

Transit options for Columbia Pike are not promising.

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Disability Awards in Alexandria

Spotlight on Alexandrians assisting those with disabilities

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Lost BID

BID proposal sent back to the drawing board.

BID proposal sent back to the drawing board.

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Reject Hate

Bipartisan friendship in wake of political violence in Alexandria.

Bipartisan friendship in wake of political violence in Alexandria.

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Leaving Yorktown

A class shares memories at its 2017 graduation.

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Farewell to H-B Woodlawn

Stories of courage and dedication at graduation.

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Bon Voyage to Alexandria Ship

Heads cross-country for one final trip

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Saying Farewell to TC

Sharing thoughts on communicating to each other.

TC Williams Graduation

‘Unusual Bravery’

Tales of valor emerge one week after Alexandria shooting.

Tales of valor emerge one week after Alexandria shooting.

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What To Know About the BID

A primer on the Old Town Business Improvement District.

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Hybrid or Half-Measure in Arlington?

Arlington Public Schools looks to hybrid options for capacity needs, but local parents say it’s time for new high school.

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Rebuilding Alexandria

Volunteers come together to save an elderly resident’s home.

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GOP Congressmen, Staff Targeted in Shooting in Del Ray

Five wounded at Simpson Stadium Park.

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GOP Congressmen, Staff Targeted in Alexandria Shooting

Five wounded at Simpson Stadium Park.

A Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, preparing for the traditional congressional baseball game, turned into a scene of violence as a shooter injured several on the scene including Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Dueling Panels in Alexandria

Council hears pros and cons of BID

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Man of Courts

Local prosecutor and basketball coach runs for lieutenant governor.

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The ‘Nice-Nasty Town’

Racism — subtle and not — in Alexandria.

The ‘Nice-Nasty Town:’ Racism in Alexandria

Stuck in the Middle

Healthcare reform could leave Virginia with a widening Medicaid gap.

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