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This summer, explore Mount Vernon’s unexpected experiences

This is sponsored content. When you consider that George Washington’s Mount Vernon is home to one of the country’s most famous residences, it might sound...

Mount Vernon offers summer events and new attractions

This is sponsored content. If you haven’t been to George Washington’s Mount Vernon or if it’s been years since you’ve visited, summer is the perfect...

Exploring 50 years of the Mount Vernon Trail

By Kim Davis | [email protected] Last weekend our country marked Memorial Day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military....

Alexandria historic wedding venues

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] If Alexandria is known for one thing, it’s the history that runs throughout almost every corner of the Port City....

Naturalization ceremony to honor Independence Day

Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will hold a special naturalization ceremony at George Washington’s Mount Vernon at 11 a.m. on...

Businesses honoring veterans

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] A number of local and national businesses are honoring military veterans on Veterans Day by providing free or discounted food,...

Events: Alexandria celebrates George Washington’s birthday

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] Starting tomorrow, Alexandria is celebrating the 287th anniversary of George Washington’s birth with a week’s worth of special events. Washington, who...

Our View: The school maintenance conundrum

Many of Alexandria’s schools have severe maintenance woes. This is not a new issue, but rather a problem that’s been festering for years –...

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

Mount Vernon on list of 11 most endangered historic sites

By Noah Abbe George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is included on a list of the 11 most endangered historic sites in America, it was announced...