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BREAKING NEWS

Alexandria City Council Reviews Proposed Combined Sewer Outfall Remediation Plan

April 17, 2018

The Alexandria City Council on Saturday held a public hearing on the proposed Combined Sewer System Longterm Control Plan Update, which includes the remediation plan for the City’s four Combined Sewer Outfalls. By law, the City is required to complete this remediation by July 1, 2025.

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TOP STORIES

Third Historic Ship Discovered At Robinson Landing; Public Viewing On April 14

April 11, 2018

The City of Alexandria has announced that archaeologists under contract with developer EYA LLC and working under a City-approved Resource Management Plan have found the remains of a third historic ship at the Robinson Landing construction site in Old Town.

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Governor Vetoes Legislation Seeking To Change Redistricting Lines Outside Of Constitutional Process

April 10, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam yesterday vetoed House Bill 158, which would change legislative district boundaries outside of the redistricting process prescribed by the Constitution of Virginia.

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Fairfax Woman Sentenced To 15 Years For Role In Fentanyl Overdose Death

April 9, 2018

On April 5, Erin Apgar, 38 of Centreville, VA, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, including four years and 11 months of active incarceration, for her role in the fentanyl-related overdose death of a Northern Virginia man, Edgar Escobar, in 2016.

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Sterling Man Pleads Guilty To Obstructing Counterterrorism Investigation

April 9, 2018

A Sterling man, Sean Andrew Duncan, 22, pleaded guilty today to obstructing a counterterrorism investigation and receipt of child pornography.

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Governor Vetoes Legislation That Would Divert State And Local Law Enforcement Resources For Political Purposes

April 9, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam today vetoed House Bill 1257, which would force state and local law enforcement agencies to use resources and manpower to perform functions that should be executed by federal immigration enforcement agencies. The Governor’s full statement follows.

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OTHER NEWS

ACPS Names Teacher And Principal Of The Year

April 13, 2018

Alexandria City Public Schools has named T. C. Williams High School physics teacher Laura Simons as its 2018 Teacher of the Year and George Washington Middle School’s Jesse Mazur as 2018 Principal of the Year. Both were also named as finalists for The Washington Post 2018 Outstanding Teacher and Principal of the Year.

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Senior Services Of Alexandria announces $230,000 Caring Connection Campaign

April 12, 2018

The City of Alexandria’s senior population has grown to over 22,000 individuals - and more than 5,000 of these seniors live alone! Working in partnership with the Division of Aging and Adult Services, Senior Services of Alexandria delivers more than 48,000 meals to our community’s homebound seniors annually, providing this critical service 365 days a year.

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City Of Alexandria Resumes Street Resurfacing Program

April 12, 2018

On Monday, April 16, the City of Alexandria will resume its street resurfacing program for the season. Street resurfacing is a complete repaving and replacement of street asphalt, from curb to curb. 

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VDOT To Renew I-66 Bridge In Rosslyn

April 12, 2018

Crews are beginning work to rehabilitate the I-66 bridge between the Rosslyn Tunnel and the Washington, D.C. line, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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Alexandria CPS Hotline Worker Named 2018 Ally In Prevention Award Winner

April 10, 2018

Cindi Christensen has been named a 2018 Ally in Prevention by SCAN of Northern Virginia. Leon Harris, NBC4, presented the 16th Annual Allies in Prevention Awards at a luncheon on April 6. Christensen is the lead social worker for the City of Alexandria’s CPS Hotline.

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