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Alexandria Roundup: Losing Your Best Friend Edition


Tuesdays are Rule 5 days in which we scan the local Alexandria, Virginia area blogs to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed. Please show our fellow local bloggers some link love! For a list of our favorite local blogs, click this link.

If you can, please consider contributing to Miah’s legacy at this link (read the tribute below).

Summer enrichment suggestions from ACPS For many students, the summer vacation away from school can result in a decline in learning from one academic year to the next. To help address this issue, the ACPS Department of Curriculum and Instruction has assembled a series of resources to help prevent summer learning loss and support learning as students progress through the summer and prepare for the coming academic year. (Alexandria Mom)

Braddock Metro Citizen’s Coalition summary from last night’s community meeting This is a good summary in addition to what we told you at this link. (BMCC)

A review of the Old Town Pool With Del Ray’s Warwick Pool temporarily closed for repairs, many of us are looking for alternate summer cooling options. Stepping in, one of our favorite summer spots, the Old Town Pool. (DIY Del Ray)

Do you care if Metrorail runs on time? That’s one of the key issues raised by Metro’s proposal to change the rail schedule on five lines. (Dr. Gridlock)

‘You Rescued Me’ – In memory of Miah One of our favorite local bloggers writes a moving tribute to the first dog she adopted. If you can, please consider donating to Miah’s legacy at the link above. (In a D.C. Minute)

(Image via In a D.C. Minute)

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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