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.
Another b-e-a-utiful day in the DMV today Our spring showcase continues today with comfortable warmth and more sunshine. (Capital Weather Gang)
Scathing safety letter from the Federal Transit Administration on Metro The report shows that Metro is having problems keeping even basic safety equipment — like fire extinguishers — up to date. (Dr. Gridlock)
Fewer hours for Metro on the weekends? Metro’s GM hints that weekend operating could be cut to help with track repairs (Washingtonian)
Woman’s arm gets trapped in Metro elevator A disabled woman had to be rescued Monday morning after her arm became trapped in an elevator door at the Judiciary Square Metro station. (NBC Washington)
T.C. Williams Girls Soccer continues strong start With just over five minutes remaining in the game and with the T.C. Williams girls soccer team ahead 4-0 over Falls Church, defender Allison Church played a through-ball into the path of freshman striker Caroline Bates, who had already scored twice. (Alexandria Times)
Capitals dominate the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 3 Monday night at Wells Fargo Center, the Capitals took advantage of their power play, errors by Mason and an undisciplined Flyers team in a game that got ugly late. It’s the first time in franchise history that Washington has a 3-0 series lead. (WaPo)