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USA & Alexandria Birthday Celebration

The City will celebrate its 268th and the USA's 241st birthday on Saturday, July 8, 5-10 p.m. at Oronoco Bay Park. The celebration includes fun for the entire family, including musical entertainment, refreshments, birthday cake, and a fireworks finale.

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City Awarded More than $34M for Transportation Projects

The Commonwealth Transportation Board, which oversees transportation projects and initiatives for the Commonwealth of Virginia, has awarded more than $34 million to the City of Alexandria for five transportation projects. 

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City Council Reaffirms Commitment to Combat Climate Change

City Council has unanimously adopted a resolution reaffirming its full commitment to combat climate change and adapt to its unavoidable adverse impacts. 

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Space of Her Own Program Seeks Female Mentors

SOHO (Space of Her Own), an art-based mentoring program for pre-teen girls, is seeking adult female volunteers to become mentors. SOHO provides yearlong mentoring to pre-teens through engagement in life skills instruction. 

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City Offers Community Well-Being Resources

In the aftermath of the June 14 shooting incident at Simpson Field, the City is offering resources for coping with feelings of uncertainty and fear.

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City Moves Forward on Combined Sewer System Projects

The City has dramatically accelerated existing projects to remediate its four combined sewer outfalls, to comply with a new state law requiring completion by 2025. 

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