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Oldest Catholic church in Alexandria gets new designation from Pope Francis
Jan 19,2018

Founded in 1795, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Old Town Alexandria is the oldest Catholic church in Virginia. At nearly 225-years-old, the age of the building is even more noticeable on

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St. Mary Catholic Church Becomes First Basilica In Northern Virginia - Source Alexandria news
Jan 17,2018

The Vatican issued a decree granting St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria the title ‘minor basilica,’ making it the first basilica in Northern Virginia, the first in the Catholic Diocese


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What To Know About Snow Removal In Alexandria - Source Patch
Jan 17,2018

Get out your snow boots and bundle up, because Alexandria could get snow beginning Tuesday night.

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Alexandria City Public Schools Make Jan 17 Weather Decision - Source Patch
Jan 17,2018

Alexandria City Public Schools will open two hours late on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to snowfall and slippery road conditions. Morning pre-K programs report two hours


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MLK Day 2018: What's Open, Closed In Alexandria
Jan 12,2018

If your family is off from work or school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be plenty of ceremonies and volunteer events. Meanwhile City of Alexandria offices and public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 for

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Worst Drivers: Where VA, DC Rank On National List
Jan 12,2018

Northern Virginia drivers tend to be aggressive and impatient — perhaps the gridlock that plagues many highways in the region brings out the worst in commuters — but that doesn't

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Rhode Island's official tall ship is moving to Virginia
Jan 12,2018

Rhode Island's official tall ship is moving to Virginia. The Providence Journal reports that a foundation in Alexandria, Virginia, has purchased the 110-foot sloop-of-war Providence. The Tall Ship

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Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Alexandria closed for two weeks
Jan 12,2018

A historic tavern building in Virginia dating to the 18th century has suffered damage connected to this week's frigid temperatures. The city of Alexandria says it is temporarily closing Gadsby's Tavern Museum




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