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Streets, Businesses And YMCA Reopen

June 17, 2017

The FBI has finished collecting evidence at the shooting scene at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park on E. Monroe Avenue. The Alexandria Police Department has opened all streets in the Del Ray area that have been closed since Wednesday, June 14. All recreational areas around Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, except the large baseball field, have been reopened. The City has advised Metrobus, DASH and area businesses and organizations that they may resume normal operations. The YMCA is open except for the aquatic facility. [UPDATED]

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T. C. Williams Class Of 2017 Valedictorian, Salutatorian Announced

June 16, 2017

The T. C. Williams High School Class of 2017 will graduate tomorrow, June 17, at EagleBank Arena at George Mason University. This year’s valedictorian is Emily Ann Kiernan and the salutatorian is John Asher Elkins.

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To Save The Lives Of Children, Look Twice Before You Lock

June 15, 2017

So far this year 12 children in the United States  have died of a heatstroke after they were left in hot vehicles. To stop the deadly scourge of vehicular hyperthermia among the most vulnerable passengers, Members of Congress recently introduced a new bill, the HOT CARS Act of 2017, which would require automakers to equip their vehicles with an alert system designed to warn the driver if a child is left in the back seat.

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T. C. Crew Brings Home Silver Medals From Canadian Championships

June 12, 2017

The T. C. Williams High School crew team brought home two silver medals from the 72nd annual Canadian Secondary Schools Association Championships in St. Catharines, Ontario last weekend. The Senior Women’s Light Doubles boat and the Senior Women’s Eight boat both clinched second place for silver in the final race of their event.

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Evening Star Café, Pork Barrel BBQ Win Top Honors At Taste Of Del Ray

June 10, 2017

A sold-out crowd and record number of restaurants participated in the ninth annual Taste of Del Ray on Sunday, June 4. The food festival showcased 18 neighborhood establishments. Evening Star Café’s Crawfish Boudin won the Judges' Choice Award and Pork Barrel BBQ's Smoked White Chicken Chili won the People's Choice Award, as voted by festival attendees. 

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Virginia To Hold June 13 Primary

June 9, 2017

Virginia Democrats and Republicans will hold Primaries on Tuesday, June 13. Alexandria voters will be asked to choose candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, which are the only contested races.

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Summer Safety In Alexandria

June 9, 2017

With the summer season just getting started, there are a lot of events throughout the community to enjoy with your family and friends.

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Flood Preparation For People Living In A City

June 9, 2017

Flooding can affect any part of the country, including cities. An unusually slow-moving thunderstorm, a broken levee or intense snow melt from upstream could flood a city. Rivers can also flood their banks.

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Red, White And Tuna

June 8, 2017

Comedy is all about timing--not just for actors but also in the mood of the moment. Little Theatre of Alexandria’s “Red, White and Tuna” is from the much-loved quartet of plays by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams.

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Alexandria City Manager Appoints Ad Hoc Joint City-Schools Facility Investment Task Force

June 8, 2017

City Manager Mark B. Jinks has announced the appointment of the Ad Hoc Joint City-Schools Facility Investment Task Force established by City Council on May 4. The Task Force will oversee the development of a Joint City-Schools Facility Capital Improvement Plan and provide recommendations related to further capital project implementation.

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