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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the fourth homicide in Alexandria in 2018. Police were dispatched to the 5500 block of Holmes Run Parkway for a possible shooting at approximately 9:46 a.m. Friday morning, according to a

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The holiday season kicked off in a big way in Alexandria this past week, and the intermittent rain showers didn't dampen spirits as residents, city leaders and visitors alike weathered the elements to take part in the annual Scottish Walk Christmas Parade in Old Town. Photos by Louise Krafft.

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com City council voted unanimously to accept the city’s proposed legislative package for the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session at its legislative meeting on Nov. 27. The package, presented by City Legislative Director Sarah Taylor, sets council’s priorities for the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates’ 2019 session, which will convene...

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy rain in the fall, it’s certainly starting to show its age. The weather brought attention to and intensified multiple existing issues in the building. In the first week of school,

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce held its annual State of Business meeting on Tuesday morning to recap major 2018 events, preview what’s to come in 2019 and celebrate a successful year for the city and the chamber. The theme of the morning was innovation, and the event appropriately featured a

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com An Alexandria Police officer shot and wounded a suspect after responding to multiples calls for shots fired on Sunday afternoon, according to a news release. The incident took place in the 900 block of North Patrick Street at approximately 4:21 p.m. Upon responding to the calls, an officer encountered an

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com The Royal Street Barn will replace Forge Industrial Works at 128 S. Royal St. The locally owned home and gift shop will specialize in home décor, unique gifts, seasonal holiday items and restored vintage furniture. One of the owners, Joanna Szczerban, said the new store is not a total rebranding

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com The Old Town Boutique District stores are launching a delivery service, Boutique Express, this holiday season to stay competitive with big box stores and cater to the customers who prefer to do their shopping from the couch. “Who doesn’t need to save time? I’m busy, you’re busy, I’m all about

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By Missy Schrott | mschrottalextimes.com The months-long debate over naming the park at the foot of King Street is slated for resolution in December. After an extensive public input process, the Alexandria City Council Naming Committee is scheduled to consider community feedback at its 7:30 p.m. meeting tonight and to choose a name to recommend

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By Denise Dunbar | ddunbaralextimes.com Longtime Alexandria resident and Republican political activist Loree Gunn died Nov. 15 of kidney disease. She was 76. After a successful career as an administrative assistant on Wall Street, primarily at Weeden & Co., Gunn moved to Alexandria in the late 1970s, where she quickly became involved in local Republican

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