Pets of the Month

Beanie (A069887): Meet Beanie! Beanie is a neutered male Terrier mix, estimated to be about four years old. Beanie is a cute pup whose favorite activity is, by far, playing with toys! We think Beanie would do best as an only pet in an adult-only home, as he is a dog who values his personal […]

How to Grow a Shamrock!!

How to Grow a Shamrock! In the spirit of the month of March and one of the Old Town Crier’s favorite celebration days – St. Patrick’s Day – we thought you would like to know the secret to growing these lucky plants! Stories have it that shamrocks won’t grow any place other than in Irish […]

Kitten Season: Too Much of a Good Thing? Some Ways to Help

Kitten Season: Too Much of a Good Thing? Some Ways to Help   By Sarah Liu When I started volunteering at a local animal shelter, I kept hearing a curious phrase: “We’ve had a really great winter, but Kitten Season is right around the corner.” “We need to find more foster homes before Kitten Season […]

March Madness

By Lori Welch Brown March Madness Ever feel like your current situation is never going to change? That you’ll be stuck exactly where you are in this moment—whatever this moment is—Your abysmally single moment? Your pathetically broke butt, no money in your account, moment? Your pants don’t fit no matter how much you suck it […]

King Street Cats Adoption Calendar for March 2017

King Street Cats Adoption Calendar for March 2017 For details please see our Website: Or contact us via email at:   King Street Cats 25 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Every Saturday and Sunday from 1.30pm-4.30pm   Pro Feed Bradlee Shopping Center, 3690 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302 Every Saturday and Sunday from […]

On the Road

Lori Foster, a resident of Old Town, was in her hometown of Mobile, Alabama on Christmas Eve where she entertained a group of friends with the latest edition of the Old Town Crier. The longtime pals were celebrating at T.P. Crockmier’s – a restaurant named after Thaddeus P. Crockmier who was born in Virginia and […]

Potomac Prognostication

By Steve Chaconas   Potomac Prognostication   The Potomac River Fisheries Commission held its third annual symposium to discuss the status of the Potomac River largemouth bass fishery. Virginia, DC, and Maryland provided a look at the fishery management mosaic and opened a dialog for regulatory consistency. The latest fisheries data was revealed to members […]

Decipher Your Investment Puzzle

By Carl Trevison and Stephen Bearce   Decipher Your Investment Puzzle   When you set up your investment portfolio, you probably also settled on an asset allocation strategy — for instance, 60% stocks and 40% bonds. You, perhaps with the help of your Financial Advisor, determined that this particular balance of investments could help you […]

Cambridge, Maryland and the Hyatt Chesapeake Resort…

Cambridge, Maryland and the Hyatt Chesapeake Resort… By Bob Tagert     For this months road trip we decided to take a drive to the eastern shore and visit the waterfront town of Cambridge, Maryland and discover the beautiful Hyatt Chesapeake Resort along the banks of the Choptank River. Getting to Cambridge is pretty simple. Take […]

Goin’ for the Goal

Lori Welch Brown Goin’ for the Goal   Hi, my name is Lori and I’m an addict. I’m addicted to achieving, accomplishing and producing. I’m a “goalaholic”. My days are besieged by a relentless desire to do do do! Who wants to just ‘be’ when there’s all this stuff to be done and tasks to […]