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Friday, August 23, 2019

Alonzo Smith and Special Policing

“A win for one, in a police brutality case, is a win for all,” says Beverly Smith, Ward 8 resident and mother of a...

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...

Attorney General Karl Racine

Listening to Attorney General Karl A. Racine (D) during a recent interview in his 11th-floor office at One Judiciary Square, it is easy to...

L’Enfant Trust Readies Renovation of Four Historic Homes

For nearly a half-century a vacant two-story wood frame home has wrapped the corner of Maple View Place and Mount View Place in Historic...

New High School Principals Focus on the Positive as Year Begins

New Ward 8 high school principals Willie Jackson and William Haith are focused on the positive as they look to not only strengthen Ballou...

Tech Lounges Open in Hillcrest and Deanwood

In December, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced the unveiling of three new tech lounges that serve as the model for the...

DC Prep’s Anacostia Campus and DCPS’s Ketcham Elementary Uplift Together

Generations ago, three school buildings, Van Buren on W Street, Ketcham on 15th Street and St. Teresa on V Street SE, served the Anacostia...

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...

Mamatoto Village Receives Financial Support from March of Dimes

For the second year in a row, a community staple is getting financial support to expand its outreach and improve the health outcomes of...

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,...