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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

DC Water Issues Warning About Telephone Scam

DC Water issued a warning to customers Tuesday about an ongoing telephone scam. Customers reported that they had received calls from a caller claiming...

Mamatoto Village Receives Financial Support from March of Dimes

For the second year in a row, a community staple is getting financial support to expand its outreach and improve the health outcomes of...

Threats to Federal Programs Strain DC Housing Resources

A resident of Ward 8 for nearly 10 years, Ms. J feels her neighborhood is changing. She says visitors need only drive around, right...

Vacation on the Anacostia this year!

This month’s entire issue is devoted to travel and vacation. For many this means seeking out exotic or famous places to visit. But in...

Andria Thomas Brings Her Toolbox of Skills to Shadow Senate Race

The election of Donald Trump turned many Americans into political activists. Andria Thomas came armed with a PowerPoint presentation. If there’s a will, she...

Summer in the City

A fun, successful DC summer can best be had outdoors: outdoor dining, swimming, bicycling, hiking, boating, sun bathing, exercising, reading, listening to music, watching...

Norton Faces her first Democratic Challenger in 10 Years

This June, congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will face her first challenger in the primaries in eight years: former Obama administration official Kim Ford. A month...

DC Council Chairmanship

Most questions asked of the Democratic candidates for DC Council chair – incumbent Phil Mendelson and his opponent Ed Lazere – have centered on...

Somerset Prep and Ballou Students Attend Mediation

East of the River has received the following note from Vania Maysonet, on behalf of Somerset Prep DC (3301 Wheeler Rd SE): On Tuesday, May...

Go Fish?

I’m sure you’ve heard the good news about the Anacostia River. DC’s bag fee, the polystyrene ban on takeout foods and the tireless cleanup...