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Cappies: Mount Vernon High Brings Frankenstein to Audio Theater

Wind blew and whistled over a soft piano until cracks of thunder and a baby's cries punctured the surroundings.

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For Whom the Bell Tolls in Alexandria

Red Kettle Campaign runs through Dec. 24

The familiar sound of holiday bells can be heard across the region as the Salvation Army continues its annual Red Kettle Campaign with new safety measures in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GenOn Site in Alexandria Sold

North Old Town site slated for mixed use development

The Potomac River Generating Station, a shuttered coal-fired power plant in North Old Town, has been sold to Hilco Redevelopment Partners and is slated for redevelopment in a move that city officials hope will provide housing, jobs and improved public space along the Potomac River.

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‘A Hard Year for Fundraising’ in Alexandria

Board of Lady Managers raises $30k for Inova Alexandria

The runway was dark this year as the Board of Lady Managers, known for its annual Fashion Show, Luncheon and Silent Auction, instead held what it billed as a “non-event,” raising $30,000 as part of an ongoing financial pledge to Inova Alexandria Hospital.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Meaning of ‘Discover’?

Dino Drudi claims (letter, November 25th) that Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the Western Hemisphere “galvanized Europe in a way that led to emigration, commerce, and colonization.”