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Monday, July 22, 2019

DC Water Issues Warning About Telephone Scam

DC Water issued a warning to customers Tuesday about an ongoing telephone scam. Customers reported that they had received calls from a caller claiming...

Meet the Ward 7 Principals

Ward 7 welcomes four new principals in the 2018-19 school year. Three come to the younger students, including Neval Thomas, JC Nalle and Burrville...

Maple View Flats Looks to Bring ‘Class A’ Retail Space?

From its headquarters at the corner of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, in the heart of Anacostia’s historic downtown, the...

Uber Comes to Ward 7

Ride-hailing giant Uber has picked Ward 7 to build a brick-and-mortar resource center, a meeting point for drivers across the region, Mayor Muriel Bowser...

Keeping Streets Safe for Parkside Neighbors

Samanta Iqbal, 23. Struck by a car at 9:58 p.m. on Nov. 20, 2017 at the 700 Block of Kenilworth Terrace, NE. Iqbal died...

Somerset Prep and Ballou Students Attend Mediation

East of the River has received the following note from Vania Maysonet, on behalf of Somerset Prep DC (3301 Wheeler Rd SE): On Tuesday, May...

Attend Anacostia Park’s 100th Birthday Party

You’re Invited! Be a part of Anacostia Park history during the two-day centennial birthday bash on August 31 and September 1, 2018. On August 31,...

Reach4Success: College Prep

Have college aspirations? Come to Reach 4 Success on Thursdays at noon for help with college and scholarship research; exam proctoring (by appointment) and...

The Wrong Choice for DC Workers

Donald Trump famously campaigned on promises to “make America great again” by fighting for working people. Yet his nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew...

Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can...

Last month, Congress passed a bill that hands out large tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy and puts important social services on the...