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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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City of Alexandria Continues to Recover from Severe Storms

Call 866.366.4357 to Report Power Outages; Call 703.746.HELP for Non-Emergency Assistance

July 1, 2012

The City of Alexandria continues to recover from the severe storms that resulted in significant power outages and widespread damage on Friday evening. The City is fully mobilized to respond to emergencies, protect public health and safety, and clear debris from public property. Residents are asked to remain patient as storm-related cleanup work continues, and to check on neighbors who may need assistance.

Please call 703.746.4488 to report downed trees and damage to homes and businesses. The City has also opened a special Storm Hotline, 703.746.HELP (703.746.4357), for heat-related questions. A number of City government facilities are open today as cooling centers:

·         Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St. (open 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday)

·         Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave. (open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday)

·         Samuel Tucker Elementary School, 435 Ferdinand Day Dr. (open 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday)

·         Chinquapin Park Recreation Center, 3210 King St. (open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday)

The following City pools will be open on Sunday:

·         Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron St. (open from 12 noon to 7 p.m.

·         Charles Houston Memorial Pool, 901 Wythe St.  (open from 12 noon to 6 p.m.)

If you are experiencing power outages, contact Dominion Virginia Power at 866.366.4357. As of 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dominion Virginia Power reported that approximately 22,600 customers were without electricity in Alexandria.  Customers without power should keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible, and discard any refrigerated or frozen food that has been at more than 41º F for more than two hours. Trash and recycling will be collected on a normal schedule this week, July 2-6, including the Independence Day holiday on July 4.

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