Archives:April, 2011

Virginia Commerce Bank Appoints Lindsey S. Rheaume To Manage Commercial Lending Team

April 30th, 2011 | [From: Business]

Virginia Commerce Bank proudly announces the recent appointment of Lindsey S. Rheaume as Executive Vice President, Commercial Lending Manager. Mr. Rheaume joins VCB with over twenty-three years of commercial lending experience, most recently from SunTrust Bank where he was a senior vice president in the special assets division and government and technology division.

Alexandria Police Honor Volunteers

April 29th, 2011 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

On Thursday, April 28, the Alexandria Police Department honored its 22 volunteers with a Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony. Volunteers were recognized for the vital service they provide to the police department on a daily basis.

Farmers Markets Open

April 29th, 2011 | [From: Health & Fitness, Top Stories]

This weekend, Alexandrians will know that Spring has truly come as all five farmers' markets will reopen. The farmer's market at City Hall is open year round but the other four-- Del Ray, West End, Upper King Street and Arlandria -- are open only six months of the year.

General Assembly Passes Redistricting Legislation…Again

April 29th, 2011 | [From: Choice 2011]

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has agreed to sign redistricting legistlation that the General Assembly passed yesterday. There are no changes to Alexandria's House of Delegates and State Senate Districts.

The City will be represented by the two members of the House of Delegates from the 45th and 46th districts. Three State senators from the 30th, the 35th and 39th districts.

Bravo! [Title Of Show]

April 28th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

One word aptly describes Little Theatre of Alexandria's current production [title of show]: Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Well, maybe three words.

Alexandria Firefighters Complete Oversight of Sulfuric Acid Leak Cleanup at GenOn Plant

April 28th, 2011 | [From: EcoNews, Top Stories]

Alexandria Hazardous Materials Team Members cleared the GenOn Potomac River Generating Station yesterday afternoon. A private hazardous waste contractor performed the final remediation and cleanup from a sulfuric acid spill that occurred earlier that morning.

Cambodia, Laos Featured On World Fair Trade Day

April 28th, 2011 | [From: Business]

On Saturday, May 14, World Fair Trade Day, Ten Thousand Villages in Old Town, Alexandria, will host a presentation by store manager Kate McMahon on her recent learning tour of Southeast Asia.

Boggan Wins Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

April 28th, 2011 | [From: Other News, Schools]

Last night, Francis C. Hammond 1 Middle School Principal Keisha Boggan received one of the Washington Post's Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards.

T.C. Williams Girls Lax Team Loses 16-10 To Annandale

April 27th, 2011 | [From: Sports]

Coming off spring break last week, the Lady Titans (5-5) lost in their return to action last night at home on Senior Night 16-10 to Patriot District foe Annandale (8-4). The visiting Lady Atoms led 10-5 at halftime as they relentlessly pressed the Lady Titans’ defense throughout the first half.

A Waterfront For Everyone

April 27th, 2011 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

By Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille

When the City first embarked on the Waterfront Small Area Plan two years ago, the clear and universal goal was to create a waterfront for everyone. The vision that emerged through the public process was to not only maintain what’s left of Alexandria’s authentic and unique history on the waterfront but to greatly enhance it; to create continuous access to the water’s edge; to create new parks and public spaces, museums or other cultural activities; and add things for families to do. The primary themes would be history, art, boating and enjoyment of the waterfront. And importantly, the plan would have to be economically sustainable for a small city with major budget demands for fire stations, schools and transit.