Archives: ‘April Fool’s Edition’

Council Considers Bid For Winter Olympics

March 31st, 2010 | [From: April Fool's Edition]

The Alexandria City Council is considering a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Details emerging from a special closed meeting called to discuss the subject indicate more than minimal interest.

Del Ray Secession Imminent

March 31st, 2010 | [From: April Fool's Edition]

Rumors sweeping the Del Ray community have been confirmed that a plan to secede from the City of Alexandria has been prepared and is in the initial stage of implementation. This plan would reverse the long-standing annexation of the Town of Potomac into the city and restore the area to independent town status under Arlington County.

Mayor Confirms Furloughs

March 31st, 2010 | [From: April Fool's Edition]

The City of Alexandria has a new plan to deal with this winter’s budget-busting snows…furloughs.

SPECIOUS Issues Second Annual Report

March 31st, 2010 | [From: April Fool's Edition]

The Society to Preserve & Enhance the City’s Industrial Operations issued their second annual report today affirming continued progress in attracting industry of any sort to the city and outlining a host of opportunities that have arisen over the past year. This group was formed on April 1, 2008 by leading preservation organizations to focus on “the long neglected industrial underbelly of Alexandria.”