Alexandria's Scottish Walk Festivities 2016

Alexandria residents wait all year long to hear the sounds of bagpipes and catch the sight of the parade of tartans through the streets of Old Town the first weekend of December. At last - that weekend is finally here!

Police investigate homicide in Old Town Alexandria

Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in Old Town Alexandria. Officers found the man Wednesday around 9:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Colonial Avenue near Powhatan Park.

2 Fairfax Co. farmers markets extend their seasons

Two farmers markets in Fairfax County are extending their seasons into December. "We have cheese, pies, eggs, all kinds of different specialties for the holidays — along with fresh produce, bread and honey

Public transit in Northern Va. sees decrease in ridership

Fewer commuters are opting for public transit in Northern Virginia. Overall, ridership levels are down 12 percent from this time last year, according to numbers from the Northern Virginia

Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, Dec. 2-7, 2016

FRIDAY, DEC. 2 "Adventures of Mr. Bear" For infants to age 6 and their families, a performance by Arts on the Horizon. 10:30 a.m. Continues through Dec. 17. The Lab at Convergence, 1819 N. Quaker Lane

Alexandria facing 'enormous challenges' in infrastructure needs, manager warns

Alexandria City Manager Mark Jinks tapped the brakes on design work for a recreation center and the installation of long-delayed informational signs Tuesday because of what he described as "enormous challenges" that the city

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