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August 3, 1918: Improve Pumping Station Grounds

August 3, 1918: Municipal Journal article. Improving Pumping Station Grounds. “The average waterworks superintendent believes that a properly-maintained water system is the greatest asset a municipality can own; but it must be conceded that neglected pumping station grounds are about the worst sort of adverse advertising for a community. 218 more words


Canning is having a Banner Year!

As you drive or walk through Canning, some added features may catch your eye.  There are 12 new roadside banners gracing the poles on Main St. 354 more words

Village Of Canning


How’s it going? The adventure of my curly hair continues one week after having my hair permed! I have shared a lot of tangles and frizzes along this experience and as days go by I’m starting to love my hair! 317 more words

Digital Perm

Duncan Library Win's 2015 Beautification Award | News Release | City of Alexandria

Alexandria Library

5005 Duke Street

Alexandria, VA 22304

Phone: 703-746-1770




Contact: Anton Murray, Communications Officer

Email: amurray@alexandria.lib.va.us


James M. Duncan Branch Library wins City’s 2015 Beautification Award for a public building… 223 more words


Books and Covers

It was one of those church concerts you so often just stumble upon in European cathedrals.  A visiting Welsh girls’ choir was performing, and I nipped in and grabbed a pew just as the choristers filed in.  978 more words


On Saturday, August 22nd Brownsville Preservation Society will be teaming up with the Keep Brownsville Beautiful to clear the alleyways of West Brownsville. It will be the first phase of an ongoing BPS project to transform alleys from dumping grounds to alternative spaces for the community. 38 more words