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Sunday, September 27, 2020

A Polymath Walks Among Us

“What sign are you?” saxophonist Steve Coleman asked Terence Nicholson.  “A Virgo” Nicholson replied.  “You guys are good at starting things but not good...

Helping Mitigate COVID Effects —With Tutoring

A group of students and recent grads from the District and area have gotten together to offer free online tutoring and enrichment programs to...

DC Offers New COVID Rental Assistance

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has launched the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP). This $6.2 million program funded by a federal...

DC Assists Renters Impacted By COVID

In July, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) extended during the District’s COVD health emergency. DC residents cannot be evicted until sixty days after Oct. 9,...

Race and U.S. History in the Classroom

Cornerstone School Principal and Executive Director Derrick Max remembers watching video of the murder of George Floyd. Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police May...

DCPS Chancellor: Remember to Enroll

With thousands of District of Columbia Public School (DCPS) students returning to school in less than a week, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) updated residents...

UMC Mobile Health Unit Program Delayed

The mobile health unit that was supposed to come to Ward 7 starting Wednesday, Aug. 26th will roll in a little later than anticipated,...

Managing a COVID Side Effect: High Utility Bills

Have you checked your utility bills lately? With the “away” settings on thermostats collecting virtual dust, home internet routers working overtime, our electricity, water,...

Delaware Added to High-Risk States List

DC Health updated its list of high-risk states, adding Delaware, Hawaii and South Dakota, and removing Montana and New Mexico, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D)...

New Benefits and Wage Increases for District Workers

On July 1, 2020 the District became a better place to live, work, and raise a family. DC workers can now claim local paid leave benefits to attend to urgent family needs without...