53 tons of D.C. recyclable trash cans end up in landfill; Alexandria is the Best-Read city

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, May 21.

By Carten Cordell

D.C. officials promised to recycle 53 tons of plastic trash cans, they instead went to a landfill
(Washington Post)

An historic Va. plantation goes up for auction

McDonnell Trial To Proceed, Couple To Be Tried Together

Loudoun police discover chop shop in Vint Hill
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)

Amazon.com names Alexandria its Best-Read city for third-straight year