Vernon Miles

Staff Reporter

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Aging in Arlington

Aging in Place reforms approved.

Meet the New Boss in Alexandria

Hutchings takes reins of city public schools.

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Carlyle Kids in Alexandria

Libraries and Carlyle House collaborate for educational and fun summer programming.

Tangled in Code in Arlington

Zoning ordinance compels county to tear down early childcare facility.

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Kittenpalooza

Herding baby cats into new homes.

For a couple hours, a back room of the Potomac Yard PetSmart on July 1 was turned into heaven. Dozens of kittens looking for prospective homes crawled and meowed and played with human friends and prospective owners.

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‘This Little Church on the Corner’

Third Baptist Church celebrates historical marker unveiling.

On Saturday, June 23, a new generation of congregants came together on the same corner to celebrate the legacy of those forebearers with the installation of an official state historical marker.

No Funds For Potomac Yard South

At the June 26 City Council meeting, staff announced the city is hoping to gain $60 million in funds for the West End Transitway Corridor, and another $10 million for transit improvements around Landmark Mall.

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Mother of Light

Homeless assistance center faces unwelcome reception.

The social services with ties to a religious community in Falls Church was opening a center in Del Ray aimed at providing basic necessities for homeless Alexandrians. But the new center came into conflict with its Del Ray neighbors over a variety of issues, some of which were practical concerns shared by members of the City Council.

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