Alexandria Info

Alexandria, Virginia is located in Alexandria County. Zip codes in Alexandria, VA include 22302, 22334, and 22305. The median home price in Alexandria is $495,000 which is roughly $348/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Record

Yellen says Fed may need to get stricter with banks

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.


6 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Brush fire destroys sheds, causes $75K of damage

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A brush fire in Alexandria spread and destroyed sheds on Monday evening, say Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials.


8 hrs ago |

In Alexandria: Pharrell's Hat Subject of Pop Art Piece in Art League Gallery Exhibit

Recognize the famous topper? Pharrell's hat is on exhibit this month in The Art League Gallery - well, an Andy Warhol-like interpretation of the now iconic hat is on exhibit.


8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

American Association for the Advancement of Science needs scientists, engineers, mathematicians and physicians to assist K-12 STEM teachers.


11 hrs ago |

Fairfax County Warns of Possible Street Flooding

Due to rainfall Tuesday afternoon, Fairfax County is predicting possible street flooding in some low-lying areas of the county.


19 hrs ago | Jay's Giants Blog

Cameron Rises Again

Real estate geeks in the DMV got some small but noteworthy news last week. As reported by Daniel J. Sernovitz with The Washington Business Journal , Arlington-based Paradigm Development Co.


Yesterday | Art Daily

Jeffrey S. Evans auction of Palmer Collection shows strength of southern decorative arts market

In a 714-lot, nine-hour marathon session, Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates sold the entire Americana collection of the late John and Lil Palmer of Purcellville Virginia to a standing-room only crowd on April 5. The Palmers were tragically killed in a single-car accident last July.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Caller

Virginia cops constantly photograph random people's license plates

Police officers in Alexandria, Virginia, frequently take pictures of the license plates of random vehicles all over the city - meaning that people's addresses, work locations and daily routines are well known to the authorities who collect such information and store it for stretches of time.


Police: Juvenile Says Man Followed, Sexually Assaulted Her

A man is accused of sexual battery after an incident last week when a juvenile girl says she was followed and assaulted after leaving a restaurant, according to Fairfax City Police.


County Releases Bakery from Arlington Mill Lease

The new Arlington Mill Community Center will remain without a full-time food vendor for the foreseeable future.


Firm Losing $6.6 Million in National Science Foundation Brokerage Commission?

An Arlington firm that helped negotiate the deal to bring the National Science Foundation to Alexandria is apparently missing out on a $6.6 million brokerage commission, according to a recent report by the Washington Business Journal.


Fairfax County

Alexandria Area Townhouse Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 News Release 14-36 Date: April 14, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Friday, April 11, 2014, at ... (more)


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Business Insurance

Social media can be a valuable crisis management tool for some companies

"Particularly if you're a consumer products company, social media allow you to get to a lot of people very quickly," said Larry Walsh, vice chairman at Alexandria, Va.-based strategic communications consultant Hawthorn Group L.C. For example, a compelling video of a company executive or spokesperson speaking genuinely that is shared via social ... (more)


Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Dem congressional candidate Beyer: a We need to ban super PACsa

Former Virginia lieutenant governor Don Beyer called Saturday for a ban on super PACs to reduce the influence of money in politics, speaking in a congressional candidate forum which was heavy on liberal rhetoric.


DFW Catholic

Weekend Resident Manager - Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington

Christ House in Alexandria VA is a men's transitional facility offering single men temporary housing in a clean, safe, and structured environment.



Alexandria, Virginia's Old Town

Guest Author - Janet Collins It's true. George Washington really did sleep here.



IEEE-USA Commends Virginia Senators, Congressman for Helping to Keep...

USA commends Sen. Tim Kaine , Sen. Mark Warner and Rep. Jim Moran for their work in helping to keep the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Northern Virginia's technology corridor in Arlington.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

SCRAMBLE: Easter-Season Egg Hunts in Northern Virginia

If the weather hasn't clued you in, finally, it's just about Easter - finally. Here are some activities around Northern Virginia.


Gen. Carl E. Mundy Jr., Marine Corps commandant, dies at 78 Outspoken

Gen. Carl E. Mundy Jr., who as commandant of the Marine Corps was an outspoken opponent of allowing people who are openly gay to serve in the armed forces and joined other military leaders in shaping the "don't ask, don't tell" policy as a compromise, died April 2 at his home in Alexandria, Va.


NH Insider

Franklin Center - Citizen journalism shines during Sunshine Week

The Franklin Center's citizen watchdog initiative, Watchdog Wire, recently observed Sunshine Week, a nationwide event all about two of the most important building blocks of good government: transparency and accountability.



Freeze Watch for Alexandria County was issued at April 16 at 2:01AM EDT


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