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The Virginia Department Of Corrections Celebrates Correctional Officers’ Week

May 8, 2017

As the Virginia Department of Corrections celebrates Correctional Officers’ Week May 7-13, it does so holding the nation’s lowest recidivism rate.

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Starting Today Persons With Disabilities Must Pay At Red Top Meters In Central Business District

May 8, 2017

It’s over. Free parking is set to disappear today for the disabled in the busiest parts of the District, where on-street parking and disabled parking spaces are already in short supply. It’s official.

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Hotel Indigo Opening Soon On Alexandria Waterfront

May 4, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group today announced the opening of Hotel Indigo® Old Town, Alexandria. Located in one of the most historic districts in the United States, the newly constructed hotel honors the site of Alexandria’s first public building — and the discovery of a historic scuttled ship — in a modern boutique hotel experience.

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Del Ray Welcomes Dolce and Bean To The Avenue

May 3, 2017

The Del Ray Business Association is thrilled to welcome Dolce and Bean Confectionary Boutique to Mount Vernon Avenue. The family-owned dessert shop will host its Mayoral ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m., with sampling throughout the day. Dolce and Bean is located at 2003A Mount Vernon Avenue in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria.

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City Of Alexandria Kicks Off Building Safety Month 2017 With May 5 Event

May 2, 2017

The public is invited to celebrate building safety and the code professionals who help protect our community, by attending the annual City of Alexandria Building Safety Month Kick-Off event, on Friday, May 5, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather forecast on Friday, the Building Safety Month Kick-off event will be held in the Vola Lawson Lobby and Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 on the first floor of City Hall, 301 King St. (Cameron Street side of the building).

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Simple Roadway Improvements Are Unlikely Keys To Reducing Nearly 415,000 Fatalities And Injuries

May 2, 2017

Key roadway improvements have the potential to save 63,700 lives and prevent 353,560 serious injuries over a 20-year period, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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End Of An Era: National Park Service Installs Parking Meters Along National Mall

May 1, 2017

“The best things in life are free,” or so the old tune goes. That will no longer be the case for tens of millions of tourists, day trippers, and holidaymakers parking along “America’s Front Yard,” the iconic National Mall, already renowned for a paucity of parking spaces, notes AAA Mid-Atlantic.

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Two Odyssey Of The Mind Teams Head To World Finals – A First For ACPS

May 1, 2017

A team of fifth graders from Douglas MacArthur Elementary School and a team of seventh graders from George Washington Middle School will compete in the World Finals of the Odyssey of the Mind competition at Michigan State, May 24 – 27. This is the first time any school from ACPS has placed at States and

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John Adams Creates Time Capsule To Celebrate 50 Years

May 1, 2017

John Adams Elementary School celebrated 50 years since it opened by burying a time capsule to be dug up in another 50 years’ time.

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School Board Recognizes Outstanding ACPS Volunteers

May 1, 2017

ACPS announces five Outstanding School Volunteers for the 2016-17 school year for their valuable contributions to our schools. The volunteers were nominated by ACPS staff division-wide and were evaluated by the Office of School, Business and Community Partnerships.

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