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Monday, April 19, 2021

Commemorating the Pearl

On April 14, 1848, 77 enslaved people together climbed aboard the Pearl, a schooner docked in Southwest DC, hoping to sail to freedom. Theirs was...

Ward 7 Turns Out for Democrats

On March 27, 584 persons voted in the biennial election for officers of the Ward 7 Democrats at the East River Shopping Center. I...

District Reopening Expands May 1

Many parents were relieved to hear that outdoor pools will be allowed to open at 50 percent capacity and splash pads at full capacity...

WTU President Elizabeth Davis Killed in Car Crash

Washington Teachers' Union (WTU) President Elizabeth Davis died Sunday, April 4 in a car crash, the union confirmed Monday. The Easter Sunday crash also claimed...

Get Involved With the Pennsylvania Avenue SE Small Area Plan

What do you want the Pennsylvania Avenue Corridor on the east side of the Anacostia to look like in the next five to ten...

No, Really: Put Your Name Down for the Vaccine

On Wednesday, Mar. 31, Mayor Bowser and DC Health released a statement encouraging all DC residents and workers to pre-register for a vaccination appointment. Since...

Join Town Hall on 5G East of the River

UPDATE, 6:30 pm Wednesday: with apologies for the inconvenience ACC announced that tonight's town hall has been postponed. Please continue to check your ACC...

Federal Control Complicates DC Justice

In 2019, DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D), Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) urged the US Senate...

Limited In-Person Services at DCPL Starting Monday

Beginning Monday, Mar. 29 operating DC Public Libraries (DCPL) will be open for limited in-person services. It's a "takeout plus a bit more" model that...

Applying the Lessons of the Chesapeake Clean-Up to the Anacostia –...

In looking around for lessons from elsewhere to apply to clean up the Anacostia, we need turn only to the nearby Chesapeake, whose watershed...