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You asked: Is that a library in your yard?

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

“What are those little book boxes some people have in their yards around here?” asked an Echo Press reader.

They are Little Free Libraries!
The Echo Press first featured the libraries in the February 20, 2013 issue in the article “Take a bo…continue reading on echopress.com

You asked: Why do locals call Alexandria ‘Alek?’

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you’ve spent any time here, you know the locals shorten up the word “Alexandria” when referring to the town.

So, how do you say it? Is it “Alek” or “Alex?”
It turns out there are a lot of opinions, theories and guesses as to why …continue reading on echopress.com

You asked: Why is probate so complex?

December 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

When a person dies, their estate lives on until it can be properly distributed. Most people don’t deal with death and legal issues every day, which raises questions questions that are deemed legal advice. Continue Reading

You Asked: What happens to your recyclables?

October 20, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

After recycled goods leave your curb, where do they go? An Echo Press reader asked, so we went to Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) to find out. Continue Reading