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Police: Suspect charged with homicide in suspicious death in Old Town

A suspect has been charged with homicide after a man was found deceased in an Old Town business, police reported on Friday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the business in the 1200 block of King …
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single track mountain bike trails, rail trails and bike parks now do…
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Paddling With Your Kids How To Get Started

Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you can do with your kids. Add water to your children…
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Del Ray Music Festival returns Saturday

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com  The Del Ray Music Festival returns Saturday as 11 local bands take the stage for the biggest musical event of the summer in Alexandria from 3 to 8 p.m. Two st…
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Paving the way for Robinson Landing

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com After archaeologists found a centuries-old ship during Hotel Indigo's construction in 2015, many suspected they might find historic artifacts at the future Ro…
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Alexandria all-stars win state title

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Alexandria's home team swept the first Junior League State Tournament to be held in the city. The tournament kicked off on July 6 with opening pitches and en…
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New ACPS superintendent plans to spearhead school capacity issues

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Ed.D., Alexandria City Public Schools' fourth superintendent in five years, said he's here to stay. The Alexandria native is no…
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Alexandria Sheriff’s Office makes changes to ICE agreement

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  The Alexandria Sheriff's Office now requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody of inmates at the Alexandria Detention Center no more tha…
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Council mulls T.C. Williams parking shortage

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com City council spent its final meeting of the session on June 26 discussing the elimination of Potomac Yard Metro's southern entrance, issues at T.C. Williams a…
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Public art takes flight in Alexandria neighborhoods

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com From decorated traffic boxes on Duke Street to a climbable sculpture in Del Ray, from a light installation in a dark tunnel to performance art that only last…
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Historic ship dismantled at Robinson Landing site

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Archaeologists have dismantled and removed one of the 18th-century ships discovered in March at the Robinson Landing site, developer EYA announced …
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Alexandria Little League hosting state tournament this week

Alexandria Little League is hosting the Junior League State Tournament, starting Friday at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. Opening ceremonies will take place at the field on Thursday and opening pitches…
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DEQ signs off on city’s outfalls remediation plan

The Virginia Department of Environmental Equality has approved the city and Alexandria Renew Enterprises' plan to remediate its four outfalls. The plan, developed jointly by the city and AlexRenew,…
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Lois Berlin reflects on year as superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Lois Berlin didn't let an interim title and one-year tenure get in the way of moving Alexandria City Public Schools forward. The outgoing superintenden…
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Data: Marijuana Legalization Leads to Massive Increase in Youth Exposure

Alexandria, VA- Marijuana legalization has led to massive increases in youth exposure to the substance, according the 2017 Annual Toxic Trend Report compiled by the Washington Poison Center. In 2017,…
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