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Friday, February 15, 2019

In Memorium: Margaret Hollister (1917 – 2019)

Margaret Hollister, who was instrumental in establishing the Friends of Southeast Library and was a lifelong advocate for reading and literacy, died January 3...

Arrest in Fourth Street SW Robbery

At 9:05 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of Potomac Avenue SE on charges of Threatening to do Bodily Harm. At...

DGS Issues RFP For Seventh St Flea Market

On Thursday, the District Department of General Services (DGS), managers of Eastern Market and the surrounding retail area, issued a Request for Proposals (RFP)...

Second Concept for EMMP Presented

The second community meeting on the Eastern Market Metro Plaza (EMMP) Park Project took place Feb. 6th at Eastern Market’s North Hall. Councilmember Charles Allen...

Frank Robinson of the Hill Center

Late in 2009 Frank Robinson got an assignment from a temp agency for what he thought would be a few days work digging a...

A Marshall Plan for Trauma

“We’re only now becoming facile in the language of trauma,” said DC Attorney General Karl Racine, who is heartened by the District’s progress. “This...

From Principals to Pencils

As a community, we’ll invest $1.7 billion in public education this school year for DCPS and public charter schools. That’s as much as our...

Police Arrest Man in H Street Shooting

On Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at around 5:30 a.m., Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District patrol units responded to a 911 call reporting the...

Two Arrested in Pennsylvania Ave Robbery

At around 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District Officers went to the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE after receiving...

Attend Meetings on Eastern Market Metro Plaza Park

Meetings have been scheduled between DGS and community stakeholders as well as the wider community about plans for the Eastern Market Metro Plaza (EMMP)...