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By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com. It's rare to discover even one ship buried in the ground, but Dan Baicy and his team have now found four. Baicy, field director for Thunderbird, the archaeological firm under contract with Robinson Landing developer EYA, was the person who ...
By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com. Mayor Allison Silberberg raised $15,000 more than her challenger in the mayoral election, Vice Mayor Justin Wilson, in the first quarter of 2018, according to campaign finance reports that were made public Tuesday morning, though Wilson has raised more total ...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com. If Pauline “Pat” Shweky wasn't working behind the counter of Robcyns, she was most likely crocheting an afghan for you or another newfound friend. While Shweky was best known as the longtime owner of the retail shop that outfitted generations of ...
HUNTINGTON, VA—Metro's Yellow Line service will not run the weekend of April 21-22 due to inspections and maintenance work. Workers will be inspecting the Yellow Line bridge and exhaust fans, as well as work on switch fastener and stud renewal. Riders can utilize shuttle buses to the Blue Line or ...
Two significant events take place in Alexandria this week and they are both historic and philanthropic. Each helps reveal the nature of our city and what it means to be an Alexandrian. First up, for the 85th time, the Garden Club of Virginia is sponsoring a week of home and garden tours around the state.
ALEXANDRIA, VA—"There's no place like home." It's one of the more famous lines of movie history coming from "The Wizard of Oz" when Dorothy clicks the heels of her ruby slippers together three times to go home to Kansas. While Dorothy may have gotten back home, the famous ruby slippers have found ...

By Vanessa K. Greene and Anne T. Coyne. There are two senior centers in the City of Alexandria operated by the Department of Community and Human Services Division of Aging and Adult Services. Senior Centers offer independent seniors opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities including ...
By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com. At its public hearing on Saturday, city council voted unanimously to approve amendments to the city's zoning map and master plan that allow for the creation of a new arts district in North Old Town. The amendment to the city's official zoning map adds the Old ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA—Alexandria's Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa has finished a $2.51 million redesign to the hotel's 107 guest rooms including 16 suites as well as outdoor terraces, public spaces and its 5,600 square feet of event space. The hotel's brand new look combines classic architectural details with ...
A man died after a motorcycle crash on the 4300 block of King Street in the early hours of Friday morning, according to police. Alexandria police said their initial investigation indicated Victor Fugitt, 34, of Haymarket, Virginia, was driving eastbound on King Street when he struck a light pole. Fugitt died at the ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The boyhood home of Confederate general Robert E. Lee has spent stints as a high-society gathering place, museum and most ... The Washington Post reports owners Mark and Ann Kington want the next owners of the house in Alexandria, Virginia, to be stewards of its past.
A Washington state man has been charged after allegedly sending explosive powder to more than a dozen metro Washington D.C. locations, including one in Alexandria. Thanh Cong Phan, a resident of Everett, Washington, made an initial appearance in the U.S. District Court on Tuesday after being ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA. - King Street Metro Station will undergo major renovations to improve pedestrian safety and create designated areas for different forms of transportation. The City of Alexandria and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will begin construction this spring, bringing disruptions ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-leader of the nonprofit Together We Bake, announced her run for Alexandria City Council at the Alexandria Democratic Committee's meeting on March 5. In addition to Together We Bake and the ADC, Bennett-Parker is involved with the Community Criminal ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA. - If you're looking for a new companion, consider starting your search at a local rescue group like Operation Paws for Homes. The volunteer group rescues dogs from overcrowded "high-kill" shelters in the southern U.S., primarily in Virginia and North and South Carolina. Operation Paws ...
An officer who has been with the Alexandria Police Department for four years was arrested for rape and malicious wounding in a neighboring county this month, the city announced in a news release March 20. Prince William County Police Department arrested Khurram Chaudhary, 31, of Woodbridge, ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Virginia Garden Week will mark its 85th anniversary with garden tours across the state. The Old Town Alexandria tour will have much to offer history buffs and garden enthusiasts alike on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.. Hosted by the Garden Club of Alexandria and the ...

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5305 Mitchell St
Alexandria, Virginia · 5305 Mitchell St. Alexandria, Virginia 22312. For Sale: $535,000 6 bd/3 full ba. More Info ·
250 S Reynolds St Apt 1201
· 250 S Reynolds St Apt 1201. Alexandria, Virginia 22304.
WASHINGTON — When Blois Hundley raised her hand in 1958, she wasn't trying to become a civil rights pioneer, she was just seeking equality for her children. But first, she got fired. Hundley was a cafeteria cook at Lyles-Crouch Elementary School, in the city of Alexandria, Virginia. The mother of eight ...
Address: 9130 Cherrytree Dr, Alexandria, Virginia; Price: $565,000; Square Feet: 1354; Bedrooms: 5; Bathrooms: 3 Baths; Built: 1963; Features: Exceptionally spacious 5 Bedroom/3 Full Bath home in premier Mt. Vernon neighborhood. Beautifully refinished wood floors, brand new carpets throughout the ...
What do you see outside your window? We asked, and Patch readers answered with their photos of the snow. By Emily Leayman, Patch Staff | Mar 21, 2018 2:17 pm ET | Updated Mar 21, 2018 4:38 pm ET. 0. Best Snow Pictures From Around Alexandria: Pets, Sledders. After a winter season that looked like it was going to ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA—As snow continues to fall throughout the day, many services are closed in Alexandria. Forecasters are now calling for 4 to 8 inches of snow as the region remains under a winter storm warning until 8 p.m.. City offices are closed, although emergency personnel are reporting as usual.
Alexandria, Va., outranked Disneyland's home town of Anaheim, Calif., and every other city as the No. 1 place to go for 2018 in the United States, according to a new survey done by Money magazine. The magazine said in a description of its rankings called “The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018” that it looked ...
Alexandria, Virginia. Gadsby's Tavern. This colonial tavern played host to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other famous early Americans. Edit Entry · Add Photo. Been Here? 22. Want to Visit? 27. Add Gadsby's Tavern to a New List. Gadsby's Tavern. Share This. Public dining room. WhiskeyBristles (Atlas ...
What I do know is that every single person who reads this survey and says, “Hey, honey, we should check out this Alexandria, Va., place!” is assuredly going to end up finding out it's next to D.C. and say, “Well, why don't we just go to D.C. and check out these places in Alexandria on one of our free days!”.
We cannot tell a lie: the wind storm brought down a tree the first president planted in 1791 at Mount Vernon. By Emily Leayman, Patch Staff | Mar 4, 2018 10:22 am ET. 0. Wind Storm Knocks Over Tree George Washington Planted. A tree George Washington himself planted 227 years ago at the Mount ...
20 Jobs Around Alexandria: Mental Health Nurse, Teacher. ALEXANDRIA, VA—If you or someone you know is in the market for a new job, we've got a place for you to start your search. We've rounded up some of the listings in and around Old Town Alexandria from employers like Bishop Ireton High School ...
A nor'easter has hit the DC region in the form of a strong wind storm, leaving more than 10,000 Alexandria customers without power at one point and closing numerous city facilities. Alexandria and the region are under a high wind warning through 6 a.m. Saturday. According to Dominion Energy, 10,288 ...
The Nor'easter that swept through the D.C. metro area on its way up the East Coast caused a number of closures and power outages throughout the day on Friday. Alexandria City Public Schools announced it would close all schools and offices on Friday at 5:12 a.m. The cancellation included activities in ...
Kudos to city council for holding a lengthy discussion on funding options for affordable housing during its legislative meeting Tuesday night. The decimation of Alexandria's supply of affordable housing for low and moderate wage earners over the past 18 years is one of our city's tragedies. More than 16,000 ...
The victims were identified as Ashley Susan Dickinson, 34, of Alexandria, Va. and Joshua Michael Frazier, 29, of Woodbridge, Va. They were found shot to death in a car in a parking lot in the 14100 block of Aldora Circle on Feb. 15, police said. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the deaths as a ...
0. New Elementary School To Be Named After Ferdinand Day. ALEXANDRIA, VA—Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School will be the name for the soon-to-open school at 1701 North Beauregard Street In Alexandria. The Alexandria City Public Schools Board chose the final name at its Feb. 22 meeting.
The city of Alexandria, Virginia, is suing sellers of prescription painkillers, saying drug addiction has killed scores of residents and overwhelmed city services. Alexandria is asking $100 million from the companies, which include manufacturers, distributors and pharmaceutical providers. The city joins dozens ...
... Alexandria WOW House: Inspired By Industrial Design-1; Alexandria WOW House: Inspired By Industrial Design-2; Alexandria WOW House: Inspired By Industrial Design-3; Alexandria WOW House: Inspired By Industrial Design-4. ALEXANDRIA, VA—This Alexandria home's artsy contemporary design ...
Meteorologist Eileen Whelan visited Clermont Elementary School in Alexandria, VA for our lunchbox weather program. Eileen taught the students about everything from severe weather to atmospheric pressure. She taught the students how we predict the weather and what instruments we use every day. She then took them ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Chechen men living in Northern Virginia are accused of smuggling firearms to the Russian republic. Tengiz Sydykov, 28 ... The Alexandria, Virginia, residents purchased more than 100 disassembled firearms and tried to ship them to Chechnya without a license, using false ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced that its investment sales group, Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales closed the sale of Windsor at Arbors, a 400-unit, multifamily property located in Alexandria, Virginia, to MRP Realty with an institutional partner. Led by Managing Director Chris Doerr ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA—Two Alexandria men were arrested Tuesday for attempting to send 100 disassembled guns to the Russian republic of Chechnya, federal prosecutors say. Tengiz Sydykov, 28, and Eldar Rezvanov, 27, who are citizens of Kyrgyzstan and live in Alexandria, were charged with international ...
Swastika on a car, indecent exposure report, Cherry Blossom Princess, and Fairfax Restaurant Week. Plus how to share your news on Patch. By Deb Belt, Patch National Staff | Feb 27, 2018 4:40 pm ET. 0. Cherry Blossom Peak, Support For Florida Students: News Nearby. There was plenty of news across Virginia and ...
Address: 3009 Cunningham Dr, Alexandria, Virginia; Price: $759,900; Square Feet: 2806; Bedrooms: 5; Bathrooms: 3 Full and 1 Half Baths; Built: 1969; Features: 5BR/3.5BA 3LVL Home w/ Many Upgrades Overlooking Parkland! Walls of glass & skylights integrate indoors w/ nature. $50K Pella/Anderson ...
The teen who pleaded guilty in November to three counts of malicious wounding and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a malicious wounding after a July incident has been sentenced. David Palmer, 18, of Alexandria, was sentenced to 23 years of active incarceration following his ...
Two Alexandria residents were arrested Tuesday on charges of international trafficking of firearms and smuggling, the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Virginia announced in a news release. Tengiz Sydykov, 28, and Eldar Rezvanov, 27, residents of Chechnya who live in Alexandria, purchased 100 ...
If you have antiques and collectibles stored and for sale, contact "American Pickers," they want to film in Virginia this spring. By Deb Belt, Patch National Staff | Feb 26, 2018 10:00 am ET | Updated Feb 26, 2018 12:39 pm ET. 0. American Pickers Looking For Treasure In Virginia. Virginia collectors with an attic or garage full ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA—For $899K, you can get a impressive modernized Old Town Alexandria home with a great view from the roof. The rooftop deck adds tons of appeal to this three bedroom, especially as the spring season rolls around. Residents can enjoy all Old Town has to offer with the waterfront and ...
Two of the incidents involved delivery drivers and happened within minutes in the Richmond Highway area. By Emily Leayman, Patch Staff | Feb 20, 2018 5:16 pm ET. 0. Delivery Drivers Threatened With Knives In 3 Robberies. HYBLA VALLEY, VA—Delivery drivers were threatened at knifepoint in three robberies within two ...
City Manager Mark Jinks is set to formally present his proposed FY2019 budget to members of city council on Tuesday night. The formal unveiling follows the reveal of the assessed tax values at last week's legislative meeting. The special city council meeting will be held at City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. ...
Officers used a Taser when the man began swinging two Samurai swords at them, Fairfax County Police say. By Emily Leayman, Patch Staff | Feb 21, 2018 10:25 am ET. 0. Man Armed With Samurai Swords Arrested In Hybla Valley. HYBLA VALLEY, VA—Police arrested a man in Hybla Valley that swung Samurai-style ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Alexandria Fire Department has found runoff appearing in the Holmes Run came from Patrick Elementary School's construction site and is non-toxic. The fire department had received multiple reports of cloudy water in the Holmes Run area on Feb. 15 and 19. According to the city, ...
Newly Listed, Open Houses, Foreclosures, Rentals.
725 Four Mile Rd
Alexandria,. 725 Four Mile Rd. Alexandria, Virginia 22305. For Sale: $405,000 3 bd/2 full ba. More Info ·
426 Fairfax St S
Alexandria,. 426 Fairfax St S. Alexandria, Virginia 22314. For Sale: $1,495,000
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