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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Change Comes to Excel Academy

After three months of uncertainty, students and families at Excel Academy (2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE) are finally sure that they can...

DCPS Selects New Excel Principal

On Monday, April 2 District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) announced that effective June 2018, Tenia Pritchard will take on the role of Principal...

Solar Energy Creates (Local) Jobs!

We all know that solar energy is good for the environment and good for your pocketbook. Even a small solar array on a DC...

Participate in Community Grocery Co-op Survey

The group working to establish a Community Grocery Cooperative (CGC) in Ward 8 is asking District residents to participate in a survey about the...

A Breakout Year for Clean Decisions

Local businessman Will Avila could not believe it when he heard that his business, Clean Decisions, had been selected as a participant in Unlocked...

Don’t Bring Your Guns to Town

Rome Watkins, Aaron Teeter, Roland Brooks, Robert Plight, DeAnthony Henson, Robert Arthur and Jermaine Bowens. These are the names of friends, students and neighbors...

Council Vote Tuesday on Maternal Mortality, TOPA Bills

District Council will vote on two bills of interest to District residents. The TOPA Accessory Dwelling Unit Amendment Act of 2017 will have its...

Faithfully Bearing His Cross: The Work of Buddy Harrison

Lord, grant us strength of purpose that we may faithfully bear our crosses each day. ―Concluding prayer, Seventh Station of the Cross, “Jesus Bears the...

The Springs Return to Springhouse Run

It has always been pretty clear that to restore the Anacostia the way we all want and hope requires a lot of work on...

Congresswoman Norton Leads Busy Schedule of Douglass Bicentennial Events

To recognize the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass, community-based programs and events are happening throughout Washington and surrounding areas this month and...