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Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Damp the Stormwater Fees

The Alexandria City Council is rushing to double the annual stormwater fees on Feb. 20 to $280 for the typical single-family homeowner by 2022, and then nearly double that to $540 by 2031.

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Queen Bee’s Priebe Victim of Car Theft in Alexandria

Police investigate incident during gas stop in Old Town

It was Super Bowl Sunday and Allison Priebe had her hands full with things to do.

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Heart of Del Ray

Dolce & Bean presented with 2021 award

The Del Ray Business Association presented Dolce & Bean with the 2021 "Heart of Del Award" on Feb. 12.

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Thinking Small in Alexandria

Bill Reagan helps local businesses flourish.

Bill Reagan is not a very good salesman.

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Virtual ‘Stay-at-Home’ Gala

March 13, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

“Celebrating SSA’s Work for Alexandria’s Older Adults”

Nominations Open to Celebrate Women in Alexandria

2021 awards to honor women on front lines of pandemic

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Alexandria Celebrates Women Awards.

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Alexandrians Have Heart

Food and clothing drive supports local charities

More than 50 people braved the ice and freezing temperatures Feb. 13 to participate in the 13th annual Alexandrians Have Heart clothing and food drive sponsored by former City Councilman Frank Fannon.

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Obituary: Charlotte Ross

Beloved crossing guard dies at 95

For 50 years, Charlotte Ross was a fixture at the intersection of Polk Avenue and North Pegram Street, shepherding generations of students to safety as a crossing guard at James K. Polk Elementary School.

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Sweet Home Alexandria

Alive! collects housewares for those in need.

Alive! collected dozens of boxes of new and gently used housewares during a drive-by donation day Feb. 6 at Fairlington United Methodist Church.

Appetite: Off the Menu: Alexandria Restaurant News and Notes

New eateries, renovated restaurants, decade-old breweries and wine with felines: It’s just another month in Alexandria’s food and drink scene.

The Other Alexandria: A Special Valentine – Karen Hubbard Suggs

Every Valentine’s Day, Karen Hubbard Suggs and her sister, Faye A. Hubbard, would take a moment to remember their parents’ wedding day.

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The Strange Career of Felon Disenfranchisement

Amendment targets Jacksonian-era restriction weaponized during Jim Crow.

Felons have been prohibited from voting in Virginia since 1830, when the "right to suffrage" was denied "to any person convicted of any infamous offense." But it was during the era of Jim Crow that felon disenfranchisement became weaponized to prevent Black voters from influencing elections.

Opinion: Column: If Michael Corleone Had Lung Cancer

"Just when I thought I was out ... they pull me back in."

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From Mount Vernon High School to the NFL

ASC to host David Knight Feb. 17.

David Knight, a 1969 graduate of Mount Vernon High School who went on to play wide receiver for the New York Jets in the National Football League, will be the featured speaker via Zoom at the Feb. 17 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Find Blocks Adjacent to Historic District to Add in Alexandria

“Let’s call these concessions what they are — bribes,” remonstrated a resident opposed to the Heritage megaproject.

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