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Alexandria Business Punched by Pandemic Pivots to Survive

Sweet Root Village running pop up markets, helping the hungry

It was the end of the summer and many in Alexandria had been homebound far too long.

Pandemic Patience: Counselor at NVFS Calms New Mothers

Tele-mental health during COVID-19 is the new normal for the Healthy Families Program.

Mental health counselor Bianca Molinari Anez knows what it is like to encounter postpartum depression; she experienced it herself. That’s one of the reasons she is so devoted to the group of women she counsels.

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Northern Virginia Family Service: More than a Safety Net for 100 Years

During the Great Depression, they handed out coal and coats. Now, it’s an array of services.

Ninety-five years ago, Northern Virginia Family Service handed out coats and coal in Alexandria. Today, the organization has a much broader mission and geographic reach throughout Northern Virginia and – in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic – an increased need for its services.

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Arlington Residents Drown in Higher Water Bills

Was this just the drought-related water use?

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Tree Stewards Tube Trees for Posterity

Volunteers tube trees in Bluemont despite heat.

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Alexandria Residents Love Native Plants

Local vendors explain how to plant and care for them.

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Running From Estate to City

Runners pace themselves at GW Parkway Classic Ten Miler.

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CareFirst Helps Sustain Health Safety Net in Arlington

CareFirst invests in community partners who collaborate to expand care for vulnerable.

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