Archives:October, 2014

Matthew Arraigned On 2005 Fairfax Sexual Assault Charges

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Jesse Matthew appeared before a Fairfax County judge today via video link for an arraignment on three felony charges associated with a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax City. Matthew,32, is charged with Attempted Capital Murder, Abduction with Intent to Defile, and Sexual Penetration With An Object.

Alexandria Selected As “Shop Small” City

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Business, Top Stories]

Alexandria is one of three U.S. cities, alongside San Francisco and New York, selected for a “Shop Small” street banner program that promotes independent businesses.

Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Volunteers At Annual Luncheon

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

The Sheriff's Office honored its dedicated volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 30, with a theme of "Volunteers are Priceless."

Average U.S. Retail Regular Gasoline Price To Dip Below “Symbolic $3.Gallon Mark” For The First Time Since Late 2010

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Traffic & Transportation]

At long last! Tomorrow, the national average retail price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline will drop below a dreaded psychological barrier - the $3 a gallon threshold - from the west coast to the Gulf coast to the east coast.

Alexandria Cancer Survivor To Participate in Breathe Deep 5K

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Health & Fitness, Other News]

A local Alexandria lung cancer survivor will be walking in this Sunday’s LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep DC 5k at the Washington Monument.

New Office Of Historic Alexandria Departmental Strategic Plan And Budget Initiatives To Be Reviewed

October 31st, 2014 | [From: City Hall]

The Nov. 18 meeting at The Lyceum to consider upcoming City Budget Process and Financial Forecasts.

Waterfront Development

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

To the Editor:
A recent letter to the editor claims that this City Council got it wrong, and that the “waterfront is about to be turned into one egregious redevelopment disaster.”

Alexandria City Public Schools Announces Enrollment Numbers

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Tonight, the Alexandria City School Board was informed that enrollment at Alexandria City Public exceeded enrollment projections by 46 students (0.32 percent)

Election Day Checklist For Alexandria Voters

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Choice 2014, Other News]

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, there is a General Election for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and a Proposed Amendment to the Virginia Constitution.

Vote Tuesday November 4

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Letters/Opinions]

To the Editor:
Next Tuesday, Nov. 4, Virginians will choose their next Senator and members of Congress.