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Morning Links: Remembering the Fallen, T.C. Williams Sports, Gerald Ford and more!

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

Clover residents worried about Gerald Ford’s old house Residents of Clover, a quiet local neighborhood tucked between Duke Street and Janneys and Quaker lanes, remained at odds earlier this month after members of the city planning commission approved the subdivision of two adjoining neighborhood lots on Vassar Road into three. (Alexandria Times)

T.C. Williams boys soccer falls in semis The T.C. Williams boys’ soccer team was the aggressor early in Tuesday’s Conference 7 tournament semifinal match against Woodson, but had nothing to show for it at halftime. (Alexandria Gazette)

T.C. Williams Crew wins three Gold medals at state meet The T.C. Williams crew team put in a powerful performance at the May 9 “states” competition, capturing three state titles, as well as two silver and one bronze medal. The Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association (VASRA) designated the T.C. team as the top girls’ team in the regatta for the second straight year. (Alexandria Gazette)

Waterfront construction timeline Here is an update from the recent Waterfront Commission meeting. (Old Town Post)

President Obama pays tribute to the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war. (WJLA)

(Flickr Pool photo by Jonathan HIll, on Flickr)

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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