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The Changing Landscape of Health Care in Wards 7 and 8

This is the story of a new hospital and the way it could impact care east of the river. For years, the health landscape in...

Opioid Awareness Program and Candlelight Vigil August 31

On Wednesday, August 31 there will be an Opioid Awareness Day Program and Candlelight Vigil at THEARC's Blackbox Theatre (1901 Mississippi Ave. SE). The...

Ward 7 ANC Election Results

The national election grabs all the headlines, but the tightest contests in the District are between candidates for the elected office closest to residents:...

School Choice Reduces Neighborhood School Resources

Camara Francis wakes her son shortly after 6 a.m. and gets him ready for the day, sending him downstairs to his father to dress...

Honorary Washingtonian Bethune Honored with Statue in Capitol

A statue with DC roots has been added to the National Statuary Hall inside the US Capitol. The newest installation was unveiled on July...

Supporting Women Reentering the Community

Henry Ford once said, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” For many returning citizens coming home from prison,...

What’s Happening at St. Elizabeth’s East Campus?

In April, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) cut the ribbon on the new District Towns development at St. Elizabeth’s East. The 88-unit townhome project offers...

Kimball Elementary School Renovation Nears Completion

The renovation and modernization of Kimball Elementary School (3375 Minnesota Ave. SE) is nearly complete. The $55 million project began in January 2018 and...

World Class Restorations of Nature Benefit the Anacostia

The DC Department of Energy and Environment has undertaken, with the cooperation and support of the National Arboretum and the Friends of the National...

Opinion: Defunding Police? I Don’t Get It

The "34th-n-EAT" block party was an annual affair promoted widely on social media with the promise of food and drinks. It was advertised as...