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SOLs yield steep highs, lows for ACPS
Aug 31,2018

The results from Virginia's Standards of Learning tests released Aug. 22 were a mixed bag for Alexandria City Public Schools, with increases in English writing and science offset by decreases in English reading

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BID-like group rises in Old Town Alexandria
Aug 31,2018

Alexandria economic development leaders last September abandoned their efforts to install a business improvement district in Old Town, citing a lack of active leadership and backing from the private sector.


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Look Inside My Home: A Colorful, Pattern-Filled House in Alexandria - Source Washingtonian
Aug 29,2018

Sara Raak always knew she wanted to live in Washington. As a girl, she remembers being jealous of the kids that got to visit the monuments or Smithsonian museums any time they wanted.

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ACPS Awarded Prestigious Grant For STEM Education And Student Civic Engagement
Aug 29,2018

Alexandria City Public Schools received a grant of nearly $330,000 to help teachers bring real-world, hands-on science and technology learning into their classrooms.


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NoVa Surges To No. 1 On Amazon HQ2 Rankings List - Source Patch
Aug 29,2018

Northern Virginia is the clear favorite to land Amazon's second headquarters, and D.C. is a close second, according to one oddsmaker. Some of the most likely spots for the second headquarters in NoVa

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A Mistaken Detour: Franconia-Bound Train Heads Wrong Way - Source Patch
Aug 29,2018

Although full Blue Line service from DC to Virginia has been restored after track work, riders had one more problem to grapple with Tuesday morning. One report indicates a Blue

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Sears at Fair Oaks Mall is closing for good
Aug 24,2018

The Washington region has escaped Sears Holdings Corporation’s growing list of store closings until now. The Sears at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Virginia, is among 46 additional Sears

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New World Record Set In Northern Virginia
Aug 24,2018

Stories to share this evening: Teen Sets New World Record In Northern Virginia (Video) A teenager has just set a new world record in a Northern Virginia town over the weekend.




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