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Mysterious lead cache found by waterfront

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Research for the Combined Sewer Overflow remediation project uncovered a mysterious cache of lead along the waterfront. Alexandria’s combined sewer system...

Trees planted in honor of former Mayor Allison Silberberg

Three Heritage River Birch trees were planted in former Mayor Allison Silberberg's honor at Oronoco Bay Park on April 30.  "I am very touched," Silberberg...

Life Well Lived: How to explore Alexandria’s natural beauty this fall

By Mara Benner The hot summer days are coming to an end as we welcome the fall season. Crisp mornings, cooler temperatures and the opportunity to...

Alexandria hosts annual birthday bash on Saturday

Alexandria will host its annual birthday celebration on Saturday at Oronoco Bay Park.  The celebration, which will commemorate the city's 269th birthday and the United...

Our View: Patriotic celebrations are the perfect antidote to recent events

When times are low, as they unmistakably have been in Alexandria recently, sometimes a good old display of patriotism is just what the doctor...