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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Meet the 2020 Candidates for Councilmember

The council seats for both Ward 7 and Ward 8 are on the primary election ballot this June. Five candidates are challenging the incumbent...

Residential Development Breaks Ground at St. Elizabeths East

With plans to consolidate the Department of Homeland Security at the federally-owned western campus of Saint Elizabeths long delayed, the city has slowly brought...

Rodney McLeod Joins Martha’s Table to Distribute Masks

On May 13, Ward 7 Councilmember Gray and Philadelphia Eagles Safety and Washingtonian Rodney McLeod distributed 200 donated, handmade masks to seniors and young...

Attend Ward 8 Virtual Summit Saturday

On Oct. 24 at 10 a.m., Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D) and his team are hosting a virtual summit to hear from consituents....

Geographic Unemployment Disparities in DC

On April 4, 2018, Iesha Nelson lost her job in the healthcare industry. The termination came unexpectedly, without explanation. Nelson, a resident of Ward 7,...

Coming in Summer 2020: Phase I of Skyland Town Center

Longtime Hillcrest resident Earl Williams says observing a construction site is a lot like watching paint dry. Nonetheless, residents in Wards 7 and 8...

Keeping Each Other Safe Through COVID Crisis

Fariha Huriya interrupts our conversation to answer the door. Someone is dropping off supplies for the Ward 7 and 8 Mutual Aid Network (Mutual...

Community Discussion on Food Security, Urban Gardening Saturday

Friends of Deanwood Library and the Deanwood Citizens Association invite you to the sixth virtual Community Conversation on Food Security, Urban Agriculture, and Food...

Anacostia Steelers Organize First Football Season

After a two-hour practice in Anacostia Park, Coach Antonio “Tony” Backus and assistant coaches of the recently formed Anacostia Steelers huddled up nearly two...

Mr. Dave and the Fuller Barber Shop

A Ward 7 resident in Southeast for 20-something years, David “Mr. Dave” Fuller never imagined that he would still be cutting hair, trimming beards...