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City to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

The City will hold a public groundbreaking ceremony for the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station on December 19, from 2 to 3 p.m. The event will take place at the future location of the station’s northwest entrance (3601 Potomac Ave.), adjacent to the Regal Potomac Yard movie theater.

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Celebrate the Holidays in Alexandria

Explore holiday activities around Alexandria and learn more about charitable giving opportunities, tips for staying safe, making your holidays “green,” keeping holiday dinners safe, and more.

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Winter Recreation Program Registration

Registration for winter recreation classes and activities will begin on Wednesday, December 18, for residents and Friday, December 20, for nonresidents. Registration will be available online or in person at the Registration and Reservation Office. 

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Agencies Reaffirm City’s Top Bond Ratings

S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service have reaffirmed Alexandria’s highest bond ratings of ‘AAA’ and ‘Aaa,’ respectively, in advance of the City’s planned sale of $205 million in general obligation tax-exempt bonds to fund the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station and school facility...

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Scottish Christmas Walk

On Saturday, December 7, enjoy marching units of Scottish clans, the stirring sound of bagpipes and drums, Scottish dancers, dignitaries, classic cars and more as the annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade comes to town. The parade is one of several weekend events celebrating the rich Scottish...

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Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

The annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights returns to Alexandria's waterfront on Saturday, December 7, at 5:30 p.m. Dozens of boats will light up Alexandria during an evening of fun and festivities. 

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Universal Representation Pilot Request for Grant Proposals

The Alexandria City Council approved funding for a competitive process for a legal representation program to support Alexandria residents facing deportation and increase their chances of success in Federal Court and increase their chances of remaining in the United States legally.

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