The Alexandria Police Department’s K-9 Taz will receive a bullet and stab protective vest. K-9 Taz is a 2-year old German Shepherd who was imported from Hungary. The vest is a donation from local residents Chuck and Cathy Rey and the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. The delivery of the vest is expected within eight to 10 weeks. A single donation of $960 will sponsor one vest, which has a value of $1,744-$2,283 and weighs an average of 4-5 pounds. Continue reading “Alexandria Police Department’s K-9 Taz To Receive Body Armor”
The Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve is a freshwater, tidal marsh on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in Fairfax County. It is a unit of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, U.S. National Park Service. Dyke Marsh is one of the largest remaining freshwater tidal wetlands in the Washington metropolitan area. It has 485 acres of tidal marsh, floodplain, and swamp forest which can be explored by boat or on foot. Continue reading “Visit Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve Near Belle View”
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Farmers’ Markets in Alexandria are a celebration of local farmers, artisans, and community spirit. So, whether you are hungry, souvenir shopping, or just enjoying the weather, these markets promise everything from farm-fresh produce and baked goods to locally made jewelry and art.
According to alextimes.com, “To spread a positive message during the COVID-19 outbreak, school children on North Early Street delivered bouquets of daffodils to their neighbors. A group of preschool, elementary school and middle school-age children who live on the street assembled daffodil bouquets with ribbons and a handmade card decorated with the word “hope,” according to a neighbor. The students then dropped the bouquets on the doorstep of each of the 38 houses on the street. “The gesture proved infectious,” Resident Babette Smith said. “It brings a smile in an otherwise trying time.”