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Tuesday Morning Links – Alexandria’s Budget, Silver Line, and More

Bike Sharrow sign in Carlyle neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia

While you slept, showered, shaved, and got your Starbucks, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • It will be soggy the next couple of days but, the weekend is looking mahvelous (CWG)
  • Alexandria’s FY 2015 Budget is finalized – $.005 tax increase and businesses will pay a lot more for commercial utilities (Red Brick Town)
  • Process for giving the Oakville Triangle, Potomac Yards neighbor, a makeover is underway (WBJ)
  • What needs to be done to finish the Silver Line (Dr Gridlock)
  • With the rush to finish the delayed Silver Line, will it be safe? (WAMU)
  • An Arlington Democrat is forced to resign from the party committee (NBC Washington)
  • States and EPA fight over EPA’s expensive plan to clean up the Chesapeake (WJLA)
  • Looking for the ‘train bridge’ at National Airport? It has left the station (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Demand is growing at food banks for folks in Fairfax County (WaPo)
  • Families await answers in recent Hybla Valley explosion (NBC Washington)
Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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