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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

DCPS to Start New School Year ‘With In-Person Learning for All’

DC says the kids are going back to school. In an email to families sent Thursday afternoon, DC Public Schools (DCPS) announced they will fully...

Commemorating the Pearl

On April 14, 1848, 77 enslaved people together climbed aboard the Pearl, a schooner docked in Southwest DC, hoping to sail to freedom. Theirs was...

All DC Residents Eligible for COVID Vaccine April 19

Are you pre-registered for the vaccine? On Monday, April 19, all DC residents 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. All essential workers...

Hill Center Launches ‘Meet the Ambassador’

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital today announced the launch of a new public affairs program showcasing the diplomatic community in DC. The program,...

Two High-Capacity Vaccination Sites Open This Week

On April 5, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced that this week, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt Vernon Pl NW) will...

District Reopening Expands May 1

Many parents were relieved to hear that outdoor pools will be allowed to open at 50 percent capacity and splash pads at full capacity...

WTU President Elizabeth Davis Killed in Car Crash

Washington Teachers' Union (WTU) President Elizabeth Davis died Sunday, April 4 in a car crash, the union confirmed Monday. The crash also claimed the life...

Drivers Kill Man in Crash with Stolen Car

A man has succumbed to his injuries after a car crash Saturday night. Police said at around 1:27 a.m., the driver of a red Nissan...

The Cicadas Are Back

They're ba-ack. The cicadas are about to emerge. Cicadas are stout-bodied insects with broad heads, clear-membraned wings, and prominent compound eyes. The species which inhabit...

Suspect, Officer Dead After Attack at US Capitol

On the afternoon of April 2, a suspect rammed his car into two US Capitol Police (USCP) officers, ramming a internal barrier on the...
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