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Battelle-UCM Scholarships Awarded to Local High School Graduates

United Community Ministries, Inc. (UCM) and global research and development organization Battelle are pleased to announce the Battelle-UCM Scholarship awardees for 2017. Funded by a...

Alexandria Soccer Returns from International Trip to Italy and Spain

A group of boys and girls players, coaches and supporters from Alexandria Soccer Association (ASA) just returned from an incredible ten day soccer tour to Italy...

“A Little Night Music” Enchanting at Signature Theatre

By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre Editor I have seen “A Little Night Music” many times since it opened on Broadway in 1973, but I have...

“Wizard of Hip” Opens MetroStage’s Fall Season with a Blast!

By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre Editor Thomas W. Jones II is a theatrical wizard who for 16 of the 30 plus years I’ve been coming...

Letter from a Mayor in Memorium of Patsy Ticer

Alexandria’s Mayor Allison Silberberg Reacts PATSY TICER By Allison Silberberg In honor of former Virginia State Senator Patricia Keyser Smith "Patsy" Ticer, Governor Terence McAuliffe ordered the...

WAR: LIVING UP TO THE NAME

A founding member of one of funk rock's great bands hangs onto the name and tries to maintain its lasting legacy. By Steve Houk So how...

Cat in a Box August 2017

Monster “This is Monster! He was rescued from a shelter in Akron, OH, but is all about Alexandria, VA. His two favorite days are when...

Living Legends of Alexandria Mourns the Loss of Two Legendary Alexandrians

This week saw the loss of two individuals previously celebrated as “Living Legends of Alexandria”:   Patsy Ticer, the first woman to serve as Mayor...

The Dog Days of August

July has been a hot one for sure! August is here and the heat is on. When it’s dangerously hot outside, just a walk...

Do You Have Your Silver Service Card?

Card Offers Alexandria Seniors Discounts at Local Businesses By Mary Lee Anderson, Executive Director of Senior Services of Alexandria   The Silver Service Card program, sponsored by...
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