For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area.
How long will it be FREEZING cold? Not as long as you might think The temperatures are cold but the sun is plenty. (Capital Weather Gang)
Alexandria, Virginia Mayor and City Council take ceremonial oaths of office New Mayor Allison Silberberg along with members of the new Alexandria, Virginia City Council took ceremonial oaths of office Monday at T.C. Williams High School with help from friends, relatives and constituents. (Red Brick Town)
Del Ray Luminaries honored for years of service to the Del Ray community It has been quite the year for Del Ray, and it was capped Monday by the Del Ray Business Association’s Annual Holiday Luncheon and Presentation of Star Awards, a ceremony that recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to help and support neighborhood businesses. (Alexandria Times)
Give WMATA a break So says Washington, DC delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (WAMU)
What you should do if you win the Powerball jackpot Practicing your Scrooge McDuck money dive? Before you cash in your $400 million jackpot ticket, experts offer these tips to make the most of the big payday. (WTOP)