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French Bulldog stolen in Temple Hills burglary, police say

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. - Police are on the lookout for a French Bulldog that was stolen from a home during a burglary last week. Authorities say the puppy, whose name is Kano, was taken by an unknown suspect from an apartment on the 4300 block of Telfair Blvd in Suitland, MD.
TEMPLE HILLS, MD
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Quieter Cars? Police Can Stop Vehicles for Noise Violations Starting Friday

Alexandria residents have mostly had to suffer through the noise from modified vehicles — but starting Friday, the police can do something to help. A Virginia law passed during Gov. Ralph Northam's term meant that police could not pull over vehicles for minor equipment violations, such as broken brake lights or faulty exhaust systems. “A disproportionate number of people pulled over for minor traffic offenses tend to be people of color, this is a contributor to the higher incarceration rate among minorities,” Del. Patrick Hope, D-Arlington, told the Virginia Mercury when the law was passed in 2020.
ALEXANDRIA, VA
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Calvert County Independence Day Fireworks Schedules

SOLOMONS, Md. — Calvert County will host two Independence Day fireworks displays this year, one on Sunday, July 3, and the other on Monday, July 4. The Independence Day celebrations will take place at the following locations:. July 3: Chesapeake Beach, MD (Rain Date July 9th) July 4: Solomons,...
CALVERT COUNTY, MD
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Breakfast links: A new development to deliver more affordable housing in Prince George’s County

Developers, Prince George’s officials break ground on affordable housing project near New Carrollton Metro. The development, called The Margaux, will feature 300 new apartments at below-market rates. Local officials are hoping to transform the area into a walkable community and destination site after years of being a hub for commuter parking. (John Damon / WTOP)
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Fairfax County adopts new names for Lee District and recently opened community center

Lee District has officially been consigned to the history books. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed yesterday (Tuesday) to adopt Franconia District as the new moniker for the magisterial district that represents portions of Springfield, Franconia, Kingstowne, and Hybla Valley. Franconia District Supervisor Rodney Lusk said many residents...
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA
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Poll: How do you feel about potential for new Business Improvement Districts?

Alexandria’s City Council recently approved guidelines for the creation of new Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), self-taxed commercial areas where a new organization could be dedicated to turning the area into a commercial destination. The approval comes five years after a proposed BID in Old Town divided local businesses and...
ALEXANDRIA, VA
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Gourmet Mexican Shop Opens in Del Ray

Your Taco Tuesday is about to get much tastier thanks to Del Ray’s newest shop, Cocolita. When you step into Cocolita, at 3802 Mount Vernon Ave. (right next to RT’s Restaurant), you’ll notice that there is a lot of flavor, color and heart packed inside the small space. Carla Mantecon opened her shop last week to share a taste of her native Mexico with the Alexandria community.
ALEXANDRIA, VA
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Ricky Raiseem Whittington, 40

Ricky Raiseem Whittington of Woodbridge, VA died unexpectedly on Friday, June 10, 2022 from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash. Ricky was born in Salisbury and was the son of Karen Whittington-White and the late Ricky Lemont Whittington. Ricky was raised in Parsonsburg and graduated from Parkside High School in...
WOODBRIDGE, VA

Mechanicsville VFD Brings Home the Chief A. Marvin Gibbons Award from the MSFA 130th Annual Convention and Parade

On Wednesday, June 22nd, after two (2) months of prepping the apparatus and aligning personnel to attend, sixty (60) Mechanicsville Volunteers and their families loaded up on the apparatus and made the three-hour drive to Ocean City, Maryland. The department participated in the 130th Annual Maryland State Firemens’ Association Parade. Once arriving in Ocean City, […]
OCEAN CITY, MD
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Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale and Restaurant Week Returning in August

ALEXANDRIA, VA -Get excited! Two of Alexandria’s biggest events are around the corner. Don’t miss the Summer Sidewalk Sale or Summer Restaurant Week. All the details are below. Support Good News Journalism, Subscribe >>. Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale. August 13, 2022. Throughout Old Town and Del Ray. One...
ALEXANDRIA, VA
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