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Page updated Dec 29, 2008 11:47 AM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 29, 2008

City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for the New Year’s Holiday

All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Thursday, January 1 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

Alexandria City Public Schools: The Alexandria City Public Schools are closed from December 22 to January 2 for Christmas Break.

Recreation Centers: On Wednesday, December 31, Alexandria recreation centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., except Chinquapin Recreation Center, which will be open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. All City of Alexandria recreation centers, including the Chinquapin Recreation Center, will be closed on Thursday, January 1.

Libraries: Alexandria Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31. All Alexandria Library branches will be closed on Thursday, January 1.

Transit: Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH bus service will not operate on Thursday, January 1.

Refuse Collection: Residential trash and recycling will not be collected on Thursday, January 1 and all collections will be delayed until Friday, January 2.

Parking: The Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, as well as time restrictions in residential permit parking districts and other areas with signed parking time limits, on Thursday, January 1.

State Offices: The General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will be closed on Wednesday, December 31; Thursday, January 1; and Friday, January 2. The DMV Office at 2681 Mill Road will be closed Thursday, January 1 and Friday, January 2. The Circuit Court will be closed on Thursday, January 1.

Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.) and the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) will be closed on Thursday, January 1 and Friday, January 2. The Adolescent Health Center (3701 W. Braddock Rd.) will be closed on Thursday, January 1.

Hotlines: All emergency hotlines operated by the Alexandria Office on Women operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including the domestic violence hotline, 703.838.4911, and the sexual assault hotline, 703.683.7273.