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. Here are five (5) news items that caught our eye.
In the News
Sunshine, sunshine, sunshine – the weekend? Sunshine and cold weather before the weekend warms up and it rains (DMV Weather)
St. Stephens & St. Agnes Coach Arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor A longtime St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes coach and equipment manager has been arrested for soliciting sex from a female minor, SSSAS Head of School Kirsten Adams announced to the school community in an email sent Tuesday afternoon. (Alexandria Times)
LTE: Does City of Alexandria staff Listen to Residents? As a corollary to the “Out With the Old, In With the New …” and “Council Vote Will Reveal Priorities” letters a good number of concerned citizens recently sent to you, we ask for a quality answer to inquiries of over a month ago: When exactly did Planning and Zoning and City staff first learn of the plan for Mark Center tree cutting? (Alexandria Gazette)
Metro meeting about recent derailment and radio problems Metro leaders have scheduled an early Thursday morning meeting to talk about the Red Line train derailment that disrupted service downtown for hours last Monday. (NBC Washington)
Lawmakers talking Dominion Energy Oversight Delegates ask state to examine legislation to make sure ratepayers are protected. (WaPo)
Photo of the Day
23 T.C. Williams students were inducted into the National English Honor Society.
— Peter Balas (@TCWPrincipal) January 25, 2018