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Morning Links

For our morning links, we scanned the local Alexandria papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • Here come the April showers – Washington, D.C. turns into saturation-city through Friday as rain chances make daily appearances. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • BIG water main break near Fort Belvoir this morning – One lane is now open in each direction. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Remembering a longtime Alexandria judge – Former Alexandria Judge Daniel Fairfax O’Flaherty died last Thursday at his home in Rosemont at the age of 89. (Alexandria Times)
  • T.C. Williams rowing seizes the day at St. Andrews – The Titans girls’ freshman 8 row to an impressive victory in the March 28 Noxontown Regatta in Middletown, Del. (Alexandria Gazette)
  • English Royals visit Mount Vernon – The royals always have shown a fondness for Mount Vernon, a love that stretches back to the 19th century. Queen Victoria’s son, who would go on to become King Edward VII, inaugurated the royal family tradition in 1860 and many of his descendants followed. In 1991, Charles’ mother and father, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip arrived. (Alexandria Times)
  • A higher speed limit in Maryland? Maryland drivers could travel a little faster on some state highways under a bill making its way through the General Assembly. (WTOP)
  • The U.S. Postal Service to honor the late Maya Angelou – The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a new limited edition “Forever” stamp honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou. (WJLA)
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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