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La Plata, St. Charles compete in track and field quad meet

On Tuesday at Chopticon High School, four Southern Maryland Athletic Conference track and field teams came together for a quad-meet that featured the hosts in addition to Calvert, La Plata, and St. Charles.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Upper Marlboro

UPPER MARLBORO, MD — New and exciting events are coming to the Upper Marlboro area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket e


Alexandria changing HOV restrictions for summer Metro shutdown

The city of Alexandria is getting preparations for this summer’s Metro shutdown south of the Reagan National Airport station into high gear. The city announced Wednesday it will expand HOV lane modifications in Old Town and is unleashing new technology to keep shuttle buses running smoothly.


The YMCA Alexandria Selects New Board Chair

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Alexandria resident, Colleen Paletta, has been appointed chairperson of the YMCA Alexandria Board of Managers for the 2019-2020 term. Paletta currently serves as the Chief Mission Officer at Goodwill of Greater Washington.


Second Generation Survivors Of The Khmer Rouge Genocide Shatter Its Silence in ArtsEmerson’s SEE YOU YESTERDAY

On the heels of Cambodian New Year, ArtsEmerson is honored to welcome See You Yesterday, a moving performance by Global Arts Corps which explores the painful history of the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia. Directed by Michael Lessac, nineteen Cambodian performers utilize their extraordinary physica


Teen Shot To Death In Prince George's County: Police

FORT WASHINGTON, MD -- A teenager was shot and killed in Fort Washington late Friday night, police say. Police were called to the 1500 block of Tucker Road at around 11 p.m. on April 12 and found 19-year-old Timothy Rojas of Temple Hills suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a report from the


Chop Shop Taco Opens on May 1 in Alexandria

Chop Shop Taco is opening in Alexandria’s Madison Collective on Wednesday, May 1st. This fast fine restaurant and bar gets its name from the location, originally an auto body garage, and recycles much of the original hardware. At Chop Shop, guests order at the counter and seat themselves in the conv


Review: ‘Spring Awakening’ by Boundless Theatre

It is a joyful occasion when a new, vital theater company opens, and the advent of Boundless Theatre in Frederick is a welcome addition to the Western Maryland arts scene. Their inaugural production of Steven Slater and Duncan Shiek’s Spring Awakening.


20-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder Of Suitland Man Found In Car

SUITLAND, Md. (WJZ) — Prince George’s County Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a recent fatal shooting in Suitland. Malik Edouard, last known address in the 3300 block of Huntley Square Drive in Temple Hills, is charged with fatally shooting 23-year-old Kevin Givens of Upsal


Sisters Thai Coming to Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Papers have been filed with the City of Alexandria for the popular Sisters Thai restaurant to expand into Old Town’s newest, hottest commercial destination, the North end.


Flash Flood Watch Issued For NoVA, DC: Easter Weekend Weather

WASHINGTON, DC — The Easter weekend weather forecast begins with a flash flood watch issued by the National Weather Service for Washington, D.C.,and parts of northern Virginia. Starting Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, thunderstorms are expected that could dump 3 inches of rain in parts of th


Quick Chat with Jahmal Harvey

Oxon Hill, Md. native Jahmal Harvey recently competed in his first international tournament for Team USA, the Emil Jechev Memorial Tournament, in Bulgaria and brought home a gold medal. Trained by Daryl Davis at Oxon Hill Boxing Club, the 2018 Youth National flyweight Champion began boxing in 2015 a


Sihanoukville: A Cambodian City Losing Its ‘Cambodian-ness’

Sihanoukville, the coastal city and only deep sea port of Cambodia, is no longer a sleepy, undeveloped town for backpackers. This is a fact that should be welcome. But the rapid urbanization has caused social and environmental impacts that cannot be ignored. The lack of “Cambodian-ness” and “inclusi


McAuliffe rules out 2020 run

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is not running for president in 2020,. McAuliffe said Wednesday night that instead of joining a crowded Democratic field vying to challenge President Donald Trump, he will concentrate his efforts on helping Democrats win this year in Virginia —


Traffic stop leads to drug, obstruction charges

A March 31 traffic stop led to the arrest of 34-year-old Newburg resident Michael Anthony Akowskey Jr. and 33-year-old Mitchell Andrew Cizler of Waldorf for drugs and resisting and obstructing police.


Old Town Alexandria Weekend Weather Forecast

OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA, VA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area, beginning Friday at 12:00 pm and ending Saturday at 5:00 am. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


Intoxicated Hughesville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Solomons

On April 10, 2019, Deputy Sturdivant, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Southern Branch Library located in Solomons for a check welfare. It was learned that the suspect had been drinking heavily and stated he fell and injured his face. An attempt to locate the subject was


Police identify suspect in Suitland homicide

SUITLAND, Md. — A Temple Hills man was arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a D.C. man in Suitland, Md., police say. Prince George's County police arrested Malik Edouard, 20, and charged him in the death of Kevin Givens, 23, of Southeast, D.C.


Six Medals For T.C. Williams In Darrell Winslow Regatta

ALEXANDRIA, VA – T.C. Williams women’s frosh eight took gold in the Darrell Winslow Regatta, and a bevy of varsity boats won medals, including the men’s third and fourth varsity eights, and women’s second and third varsity eights, and the women’s lightweight eight.


US 1 north in Alexandria is closed

A crash has closed part of US 1 north in Alexandria, officials said. It’s not clear how long the road will be closed. The road is closed at Queen Street, but delays are building and start at the Capital Beltway’s inner loop.