DASH Bus is offering free DASH Shuttles during WMATA's SafeTrack Surge #13. The DASH Shuttle will run between King Street-Old Town and Pentagon Metro Stations during weekday rush hour from March 6 through April 9. Additional service will be added to early morning and evening trips on the AT3 and AT4 routes.
T. C. Williams High School track and field athletes competed in the 6A State Championship in Hampton on Feb. 24-25. Sixteen T. C. athletes qualified for individual events. Titans also competed in three relay events. Seven Titans earned All-State honors.
The Honorable Karen A. Henenberg received the 2017 William J. Brennan Jr. Award from the National Trial Advocacy College on Feb. 1. Henenberg retired in 2013 as an Arlington County General District Court judge. She is now an adjunct professor at Marymount University.
The 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 4, in Old Town Alexandria. The event includes a Classic Car Show and Fun Dog Show prior to the parade. The Grand Marshals of the parade are Bill and Karen Butcher, founders of Port City Brewing Company.
Metrorail’s SafeTrack Surge #13, which runs from March 4 through April 9, will directly impact Alexandria. With significant crowding and delays expected, Alexandria riders are advised to use alternatives to Metrorail during this Surge. There will be continuous single tracking on the Yellow Line between Braddock Road and Huntington stations, and on the Blue Line between Braddock Road and Van Dorn stations, and both lines will run with reduced frequency at various times.
Metrorail’s SafeTrack Surge #13 will run from March 4 through April 9. Blue and Yellow line trains will run less frequently due to a 24/7 work zone between Braddock Road and Huntington/Van Dorn Street stations. All Blue and Yellow line trains will share a single track through the work zone. No Yellow Rush+ trains during Surge #13. Additional Yellow Line trains will operate between Reagan National Airport and Mt Vernon Square only. Blue Line service will return to normal on April 2. Surge #13 will be completed in two phases.
alexandrianews.org Theater Review – In full disclosure, I am not a big fan of farce. It requires an immense amount of nuance, both in script delivery and physicality. And many of the popular farces are sadly outdated. That said, while not entirely flawless, The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s latest show, “Key For Two,” is a delightful antidote to the political conflicts of the day.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced updates to the Virginia Flood Risk Information System, an online tool for Virginians to view and assess their flood risk and to help communities plan for resiliency. The new VFRIS was developed by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Center for Coastal Resources Management in partnership with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, the agency responsible for the state floodplain management program.