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Ashburn Man Pleads Guilty To International Identity Theft And Money Laundering Conspiracy

September 21, 2016

Amit Chaudhry, 44, of Ashburn, pleaded guilty today to two counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering, one count of aggravated identity theft, and one count of conspiracy to commit visa fraud for his role and participation in a sophisticated and large-scale identity theft and credit card fraud conspiracy.

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Alexandria Fire Chief Lays Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

September 20, 2016

Yesterday, in recognition of the Alexandria Fire Department’s 150 years of serving Alexandria, the United States Army Military District of Washington hosted a full honor wreath ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Visit Alexandria Launches New Advertising Campaign, Announces Record Results At Its Annual Meeting

September 20, 2016

Visit Alexandria announces the next evolution of its Extraordinary Alexandria brand through its new advertising campaign, “Alex and Andria,” with the tagline, “let’s get together.”

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New Boundaries Likely To Be Implemented In 2018, To Align with Opening Of New Patrick Henry And West End Schools

September 20, 2016

As the redistricting process gets under way this fall, ACPS would like to inform you about some proposed changes. The implementation of the new boundaries is likely to be pushed back to the fall of 2018 to align the process with the opening of the new Patrick Henry and West End schools.

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Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Resigns

September 19, 2016

Dr. Karen Garza, Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools, submitted her resignation today, effective on or before Dec. 16, 2016. She has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Battelle for Kids, a not-for-profit education organization based out of Columbus, Ohio.

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WMATA Issues Final Report On SafeTrack Surge #8

September 19, 2016

WMATA released the final report on SafeTrack Surge #8: Franconia‐Springfield to Van Dorn Street, which ran from Aug. 27 through Sept. 11. Most planned tasks were completed by the conclusion of the 16-day safety surge. The main focus of the work was to replace deteriorating crossties. Crews replaced over 7,000 crossties. the most of any surge to date.

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School Board Approves Schematic Design For Patrick Henry Project

September 19, 2016

The School Board voted to approve the schematic design for the new Patrick Henry School and Recreation Center on Thursday. The design will now be presented to the City for the Preliminary Site Plan Submission this month before being presented to the Planning Commission in December for final input. Construction on the site will begin in April 2017 and the building is scheduled to open in fall 2018.

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Police Arrest Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

September 19, 2016

The Alexandria Police Department has arrested Riley Dugan, 25, of Alexandria, for the Robbery of the CVS Pharmacy at 5101 Duke Street on Sept. 1, 2016.

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City Events To Affect Parking In Old Town This Weekend

September 16, 2016

To accommodate the King Street Art Festival, parking will be prohibited on both sides of King Street, from Washington to Union Streets, beginning at 3 a.m., Saturday morning, Sept. 17, until approximately 9 p.m. Sunday evening, Sept. 18. On Saturday, the Old Town Farmers’ Market will be operating in Market Square beginning at 7 a.m., and City Council will hold its regularly scheduled public hearing at 9:30 a.m. in City Hall. People attending these events should take advantage of the City’s parking garages.

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Suspect Arrested For Series Of Armed Robberies

September 16, 2016

The FBI announced the arrest of a suspect wanted for a series of armed robberies in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. The suspect allegedly robbed the Exxon gas station located at 501 South Van Dorn Street in Alexandria on two separate occasions.

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