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Remove The Statue

On Feb 18, 2021, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-D) reintroduced legislation to remove the Emancipation Statue from Lincoln Park, a federal park in the...

Open Capitol Grounds Symbolize Our Open Democracy

My small bike wobbles on the grey cobblestones as I battle to keep it upright. I desperately want to look behind me, to check...

A Different Struggle at the US Capitol: Botanic Gardens vs. Senate...

UPDATED MARCH 16: This presentation will be postponed until March 24. All other details remain the same. CHRS has apologized for any inconvenience Throughout the...

Opinion: Removing Intrusive Security Barrier Around the US Capitol

The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) is a community organization advocating for the health, welfare, and preservation of the Capitol Hill community. CHRS notes...

Opinion: Sympathy —and a Challenge— to Local Leaders

Dear Capital Community News Community: A few quick thoughts on our local situation, white supremacist insurrection, increased military presence in our town, and the role...

Opinion: Vaccine Registration Must be Fixed

At 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, the District opened access to an additional 1,436 appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Many of those attempting...

Jan. 6: A Dark Day in American History

On January 6, just after lunch, my wife Celeste strolled nine blocks from our home to the U.S. Capitol grounds.  It was an historic...

Before the Insurrection

On a corner of the east lawn of the Capitol Grounds Wednesday morning, a woman sang on a small stage, leaping about as she...

Shop the Miner ES Holiday Greenery Sale

It's the Fifth Annual Holiday Greenery Sale at Miner Elementary School (601 15th St NE) this weekend. You can pre-order online until Dec 5,...

Opinion: Invest in Public Safety, Not Policing

Over the weekend of Nov. 6 and 7, three more neighborhoods in Ward-6 were impacted by the public health epidemic of gun violence. By...
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