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Departmental Progressive Club Making a Difference in Alexandria

Gift cards presented to Carpenter’s Shelter, ARHA.

Members of the Departmental Progressive Club joined forces to raise more than $1,600 to donate to Carpenter’s Shelter and the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

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City of Alexandria Tests 3,000 for COVID-19

Free sites held in areas hardest hit by coronavirus.

The Alexandria Health Department collected more than 3,000 samples from local residents during two free COVID-19 community testing events held May 25 in areas hardest hit by the coronavirus.

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Remembering the Fallen in Alexandria

Memorial Day ceremonies scale back during COVID-19.

The ceremonies were unofficial and scaled back. But on Memorial Day, the gatherings were just as somber and determined that the sacrifice of America’s fallen veterans would not be forgotten.

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Sunny Skies Bring Out Holiday Crowds in Alexandria

Stay-at-home restrictions to be lifted May 29.

The skies were too sunny, the weather too tempting as scores of people flocked to Old Town over the Memorial Day weekend despite the city’s stay-at-home order that is technically still in effect amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mourning Amid COVID-19 in Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery restricts Memorial Day observances.

Masks were worn. Distances were kept. At Arlington National Cemetery, only those with family passes were allowed to enter the hallowed grounds May 25 to observe Memorial Day and pay tribute to fallen veterans.

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‘We Will Never Forget’ in Alexandria

Amid COVID-19 restrictions, fallen officers remembered.

A tribute to Alexandria’s fallen law enforcement officers was held May 15 at Waterfront Park and Alexandria Police Department headquarters as part of a scaled down National Police Week due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Breaking Tradition in Alexandria

Drive-by celebration for new graduate.

When Juliana Mitchell entered the College of William and Mary four years ago, she envisioned a traditional graduation day taking place in historic Williamsburg.

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Surviving COVID-19 in Alexandria

Life after the coronavirus.

In early March, 18-year-old Ana Murphy came down with a sinus infection. But as her symptoms persisted, her parents, Gregg and Monica Murphy, both became ill. It was then that the family began to suspect that this was not a normal seasonal virus.

Good. Works. Alexandria.

Local businesses unite to aid nonprofits.

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Play On: ASO Trio Serenades Goodwin House Residents

Residents of Goodwin House Alexandria were treated to a special performance by members of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra during a May 7 musical program led by ASO Music Director James Ross.

40 Under 40: Alexandria Chamber Announces 2020 Honorees

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2020 class of 40 Under 40 honorees. This is the fifth class of honorees in the program, which was established in 2016 to recognize individuals under the age of 40 who are outstanding in their fields and shaping the future of the city.

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On the Rocks in Alexandria

Sophie Richardson, a 6th grade student at St. Stephens/St. Agnes School, is brightening up the Vauxcleuse neighborhood near Inova Alexandria Hospital with rocks painted with uplifting messages for her neighbors to find.

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A Socially Distant Celebration: Family Marks 80th Birthday at Goodwin House

Sandy Connolly celebrated her 80th birthday at Goodwin House Alexandria with a socially distant visit from family members.

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‘An American Hero’

Gary Powers Jr. details U-2 incident.

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‘Service Above Self’ in Alexandria

Rotary awards $65k to local nonprofits.

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Heroes Honoring Heroes in Alexandria

First responders turn out to applaud health care workers.

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Feed the Fire/EMS in Alexandria

Friendship Firehouse kicks off meal donations program.

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A Sign of Thanks in Alexandria

Neighbors rally to support Inova Alexandria Hospital.

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Obituary: David Bair

Former Alexandria Little League coach dies at the age of 64.

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Obituary: William ‘Smokey’ Stover

Former Arlington Chief of Police dies at 89.

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COVID-19 Claims Life of Brian Miller

Alexandria cases reach 248, with 4 fatalities.

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Alexandria Farmers Markets to Go

Pre-orders only as markets adjust to state mandates.

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To Protect and Serve in Alexandria

Battle, Fox and Landers named Officers of the Year.

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Finding Faith in Alexandria

Vital religious observances go virtual.

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‘Thank You Inova Alexandria’

Neighbors show thanks to health care providers.

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Social While Distancing in Mount Vernon and Alexandria

Students, organizations stay connected while staying safe.

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To the Rescue in Alexandria

CARES Act, SBA loans aim to save small businesses.

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Social While Distancing in Alexandria

Students, organizations stay connected while staying safe.

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‘Easy Women’ Goes Virtual

Sold-out Signature Theatre show now available for digital streaming.

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The New Normal in Alexandria

City adjusts in wake of COVID-19 mandates.

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Protecting the Vulnerable in Alexandria

‘Social distancing’ for the sick, seniors.

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Sips For Saints in Alexandria

Rotary Central holds fundraiser for local charities just before group restrictions.

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‘Unchartered Territory’ in Alexandria

Local businesses struggle amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Memory Lane in Alexandria

Goodwin House holds ‘Lasting Love’ expo.

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‘Champions for Children’ in Alexandria

CAC Gala raises $65,000.

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‘A Legacy for Generations’ in Alexandria

Al Cox retires after 28 years guiding Historic Preservation.

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End of an Era in Alexandria

Judge Moore steps down after 22 years.

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Love Is in the Air

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‘The Capital of Basketball’

ASC to host Chamblee, Elfin on Feb. 19.

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‘The American Dream’ in Alexandria

Citizenship now a reality for 170 immigrants.

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Hometown Heroes of Alexandria

POWs McDaniel, Shumaker to highlight GW Parade Day.

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