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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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Alexandria Jewelry Store Employee Charged with Staging Robbery

Alexandria Jewelry Store Employee Charged with Staging Robbery

A jewelry store employee and her acquaintance were charged Friday with grand larceny after staging a robbery of the store.
Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 3651 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305, (703)299-9124 on 8/19/14 at 11:00 a.m.
Back-to-School Storytime Starring Peanut Butter & Cupcake!

Back-to-School Storytime Starring Peanut Butter & Cupcake!

Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 3651 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305, (703)299-9124 on 8/26/14 at 11:00 a.m.
Hometown Hero Storytime

Hometown Hero Storytime

Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 3651 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305, (703)299-9124 on 8/23/14 at 11:00 a.m.
Pete the Cat and the New Guy Storytime

Pete the Cat and the New Guy Storytime

Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria, VA 22305, (703)299-9124 on 8/16/14 at 11:00 a.m.
Alexandria Police to Conduct Mock Shooting Exercise

Alexandria Police to Conduct Mock Shooting Exercise

The Department’s Special Operations Team and Hostage Negotiations Team and others will be using Landmark Mall on Wednesday to train.
Alexandria Police to Conduct Mock Shooting Exercise

Alexandria Police to Conduct Mock Shooting Exercise

The Department’s Special Operations Team and Hostage Negotiations Team and others will be using Landmark Mall on Wednesday to train.
Alexandria homes for sale

Alexandria homes for sale

foreclosures in Alexandria

Federal Panel Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

In a 2-1 decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban Monday, declaring the ban unconstitutional.

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Three days with tons of school supplies and clothes available tax-free.
Alexandria City Academy Accepting Applications for Fall

Alexandria City Academy Accepting Applications for Fall

Nine-week program is open to city residents ages 18 and older.

School Supplies

Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services is now accepting school supply donations for the 2014/2015 school year.
Deadly Tornado, Silver Line, Jogger Attacked, Coyote Spotted and CVS Sex Assault

Deadly Tornado, Silver Line, Jogger Attacked, Coyote Spotted and CVS Sex Assault

Top posts this week from our Virginia and D.C. Patch sites.
Uber Cab Driver from Alexandria Accused of Sex Assault

Uber Cab Driver from Alexandria Accused of Sex Assault

The alleged sexual assault took place Sunday, July 20 at about 2:35 a.m. in the 1400 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NW in DC.
Rescuers Search Water for Alexandria Resident Patrick McTague

Rescuers Search Water for Alexandria Resident Patrick McTague

Authorities are waiting for the body of an Alexandria man to surface at Prettyboy Reservoir in Baltimore County, Md.
Landmark Mall May Get a New Name

Landmark Mall May Get a New Name

What name would you suggest for the shopping center, once it's renovated?