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Morning Roundup: Alexandria Boathouse Edition

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

Hallelujah! More rain in the forecast… Today’s opportunity for showers is as good as any in quite some time and badly needed as many trees and lawns need a soaking. (Capital Weather Gang)

Will there be a ‘Civil War’ in the Alexandria Democratic Committee? Likely no. When Mayor William Euille officially announced his pursuit of a write-in campaign for reelection at a Sept. 7 rally, he referred to the Dylan Thomas poem about a man who believes his work is unfulfilled. (Alexandria Gazette)

Patrick Henry, T.C. Williams celebrate regaining full accreditation The celebrations continue for Alexandria City Public Schools officials, as Patrick Henry Elementary and T.C. Williams High schools preliminarily obtained full accreditation from the Virginia Department of Education late last month on the back of their performances in the Standards of Learning tests. (Alexandria Times)

Meteor spotted in our skies this week – that’s right, I said meteor The very bright meteor blazed a trail across northern Virginia and West Virginia at 9:27 p.m. Tuesday. (Capital Weather Gang)

Car2Go is expanding in Arlington but, there’s a catch You won’t be able to go one-way as neither D.C. or Arlington is allowing cross-border parking (WaPo)

(Red Brick Town Flickr Pool photo via Jeff Self, 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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