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Alexandria council to vote on rescue plan for Freedom House slavery museum
Feb 16,2018

The Alexandria City Council on Tuesday will consider a short-term rescue plan for Freedom House, a financially struggling museum housed on the site of the largest slave-trading operation in the pre-Civil War United States.

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Want to Get Your Child Away From Her Cell? Try Summer Camp. - Source Washingtonian
Feb 15,2018

Anyone who has ever attended summer camp knows that a small bout of homesickness is normal. But counselors are now contending with a new sort of separation anxiety: the one that campers


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An active-adult community is going up on 47 acres a half-hour from D.C. - Source Washington post
Feb 15,2018

Dianne Norris said she was thrilled when the sign publicizing homes for seniors at the Crest of Alexandria finally went up. “I’d been calling and calling for over a year to find out when

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Burke Community Church To Expand - Source Connection news papers
Feb 15,2018

More than 50 people attended the ground-breaking ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 11, for a new $17.2 million campus expansion at Burke Community Church on Old Keene Mill Road. The event included


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Opinion: Editorial: Send in Pet Photos Now - Source Connection news papers
Feb 15,2018

The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish the last week of February, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by Friday, Feb. 23.

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School board and city council discuss CIP
Feb 02,2018

Members of Alexandria’s school board met with their city council counterparts on Monday evening to explain their 10-year Capital Improvement Program budget and encourage council to approve it.

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Newcomer Canek Aguirre runs for city council
Feb 02,2018

When Canek Aguirre, a first-generation American citizen and the son of Mexican immigrants, was growing up in California, he often served as an interpreter between Spanish-speaking parents and school faculty.

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Work to begin on new Old Town Waterfront Plaza; tall ship beer cruise coming next year
Feb 02,2018

Alexandria officially gained possession of the old Old Dominion Boat Club on the Potomac River this week, and demolition is set for early March, clearing the way for a new public plaza in the Northern




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