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Friday, August 7, 2020

Fraud Alert: Caller Impersonating Police

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has issued an alert about a new consumer fraud. Scammers are making aggressive telephone calls posing as police officers...

Third Annual Ward Seven Day

On Sept. 14, noon to 5 p.m., at the Idea Public Charter School, 1027 45th St. NE, kids can enjoy face paintings, moon bounces...

Apply for SBA Disaster Assistance Loans

The US Small Business Administration has accepted the District of Columbia’s declaration for assistance in the form of economic injury disaster loans following the...

Relocating DC Agencies East of the River

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has directed the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) and the Department of General Services...

Teachers Rally for Equal Education Funding in Wards 7, 8

"Fund our schools, fund our future." Hundreds of teachers, parents and community members rallied outside the John A. Wilson building on Thursday, April 25, to...

Feeding Many, Pleasing Few

When Jessica Wynter Martin transplanted herself from California to the Deanwood neighborhood in Ward 7, her first stop seemed logical. She went to the...

Events DC Releases Recreational Field Plans, Timeline

At the RFK City-Wide Redevelopment Meeting held Wednesday evening at St. Luke’s Parish (4925 E. Capitol St. SE), Events DC introduced a timeline and...

Meet Your Neighbor: Elrand Dewayne Denson

Meet Fairlawn resident Elrand Dewayne Denson. Although not a household name like pioneers Barack Obama or Jackie Robinson, he too has achieved a few...

Relocated Historic Homes on W Street SE Await Rehabilitation

After more than a year of inactivity, heavy machinery has recently maneuvered back and forth behind a chainlink fence on the 1300 block of...

Why Do They Run?

A teen makes a call to police. Her mom’s boyfriend tried to stab her. The one before had tried to choke her. She wants...