Archives:January, 2010

Alexandria Crime Report

January 31st, 2010 | [From: Police Blotter]

Saturday, January 30, 2010


300 Block Wythe St, 1:50 p.m.
Assault Offenses; Pending

Alexandria Crime Report

January 30th, 2010 | [From: Police Blotter]

Friday, January 28, 2010


300 Block S. Washington St., 7:38 a.m.
All Other Offenses: Pending

300 Block S. Washington St., 8:18 a.m.
All Other Offenses: Pending

President Obama Announces New Proposal To Create Jobs, Cut Taxes For Small Businesses

January 30th, 2010 | [From: Business]

At the Chesapeake Machine Company in Baltimore, Maryland, President Obama announced details of the Small Business Jobs and Wages Tax Cut, one of his new proposals to create good jobs and bring relief to small businesses.

The Small Business Jobs and Wages Tax Cut will put more Americans back to work by giving businesses – particularly small business – a tax cut for new hiring.

Capital Beltway I-95/495 And Telegraph Road Corridor Ramp Closures Week Of Jan. 31

January 30th, 2010 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

As part of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, weather permitting, ramps in the Telegraph Road interchange area of the Capital Beltway I-95/495 will be closed during the week of January 31 for paving and barrier work.

ACPS Daily Digest For Jan. 29, 2010

January 29th, 2010 | [From: Schools]

The weekend may prove chilly and damp, a perfect opportunity to celebrate Sunday’s Inspire Your Heart with Art Day. Set up a work station with paper, drawing and painting supplies and embellishments like glitter and pom-poms, and create masterpieces for your own family museum. As Pablo Picasso noted, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Have fun!

Alexandria Crime Report

January 29th, 2010 | [From: Police Blotter]

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010


900 Block Gibbon St., 9:59 p.m.
All Other Offenses; Pending

100 Block S. Reynolds St, 1:42 a.m.
All Other Offenses; Pending

ACPS Daily Digest For Jan. 28, 2010

January 28th, 2010 | [From: Schools]

If late January’s fickle weather has you confused, heed these words of Anton Chekov: “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.”

Uptown/Parker-Gray Historic District Listed In National Register Of Historic Places

January 28th, 2010 | [From: Other News]

On January 12, the City of Alexandria’s Uptown/Parker-Gray Historic District was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Uptown/Parker-Gray Historic District is located north of Old Town Alexandria, with approximate boundaries from Cameron Street up to First Street, and North Columbus Street to Buchanan and North West Streets.

Bill To Establish GMU Campus In S. Korea Passes

January 28th, 2010 | [From: From Richmond, Schools]

Today, Virginia State Sen. Chap Petersen’s (D-34th) Bill no. 712, to allow the formation of a George Mason University branch campus in Inchon, South Korea was unanimously passed by the Senate Higher Education Sub-Committee.

Docket Digest

January 28th, 2010 | [From: City Hall, Top Stories]

On Tuesday night, the Alexandria City Council voted to encourage a federal agency to select the Victory Center as its headquarters; approved a grant application that would partially fund bus rapid transit through Potomac Yard and agreed to send a letter to the General Assembly supporting the Virginia Municipal League’s guiding principles they should keep in mind during budget deliberations.