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40 Trees to be Planted at Alexandria’s Four Mile Run Park

TreeStewards Selected to Partner with 'TD Tree Days'  October 5 TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has selected TreeStewards Of Arlington and Alexandria to participate...

Volunteer Alexandria Announces Annual Award Winners

Local volunteers to be recognized at upcoming annual awards ceremony. Today, Volunteer Alexandria announced the winners of their 2017 Volunteer Awards. These awards will be...

Alexandria City Council To Dedicate “Pat Miller Neighborhood Square” During Art on the Avenue

Farmer's Market Lot Named for Neighborhood Community Organizer ALEXANDRIA, VA -- In recognition of her tireless work to improve the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria,...

Polk Receives Top National Award for Physical Education and Activity

James K. Polk Elementary School has received the 2017 Let’s Move Active Schools National Award, the nation’s top physical education and physical activity distinction...

Swim Skills Program Expands to Four Elementary Schools

 The highly successful swim skills program that launched as a pilot at Polk Elementary School last spring is being expanded to three more elementary schools this...

What Bugs Me by Debby Critchley

I am tired of the self-centered and selfish people. Are you really going to get someplace sooner if you don’t let me merge into...

DASH Bus Starts FREE rides for Paratransit Riders

DOT/MetroAccess Ride Free Program Starts October 1 The DOT/MetroAccess Ride Free Program is a partnership between DASH and the City of Alexandria to provide DOT...

City Council Endorses Conversion of Vacant Office Space into Alexandria’s Newest School

Alexandria, Va. — The City Council voted unanimously to approve the change in use of a vacant office building on the West End into a...

Touring Twig

By Mary Dempsey While walking along the picturesque streets of Old Town, with its rows of carefully preserved historical homes, it’s nearly impossible to resist...

Danielle Talamantes, Metropolitan Opera Singer, Featured in a Glittering Benefit

By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre Editor On Saturday evening, September 16, I was invited to attend an important, exciting and beautiful fundraiser. Why so important...
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