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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

DGS Relocates to Ward 7

The Department of General Services (DGS) is moving to a new location on Minnesota Ave. NE in Ward 7. In accordance with the Mayor’s Order...

Select DPR Outdoor Facilities Open

The following DPR facilities are now open, with social distancing safeguards: parks; athletic fields; walking paths, trails and tracks; dog parks and tennis courts. Read...

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...

Ward 8 Farmers Market Opens

On July 4, The Ward 8 Farmers Market opens for the season on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is in...

Turning Out EMT’s

A group of seniors from Eastern High School wait patiently for the final fitting of their EMT Student uniform. This occasion is significant as...

Defund the Police Added to Black Lives Matter Mural

On Friday DC Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered BLACK LIVES MATTER painted across two city blocks that lead directly to the White House lawn. On...

Gap Years and the Class of 2020

As a college and gap year counselor, I always get excited when high school students ask me about the possibility of taking time off...

DC Primary Suffered from ‘Failed Execution’

With about 83,000 votes counted, incumbent Councilmembers Trayon White, Sr. (Ward 8-D) and Vincent Gray (Ward 7-D) appear to have clinched their re-nomination by...

Time To Stand Up in Lafayette Park

Standing along the northern fence line of Lafayette Park, my partner and I are surrounded by a sea of engaged young people. Outraged at...

Bowser Orders Two-Day 7pm Curfew in District

People should be off District streets by 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday evening, Mayor Bowser said at a press conference Monday, May 31. The announcement...