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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Eastern Market Main Street ED Steps Down

Eastern Market Main Street (EMMS) will shortly begin looking for new leadership. Current Executive Director (ED) Charles McCaffrey announced that he would step down...

Remembering Margot Kelly

Several years ago I wrote a profile of Margot Kelly for the Hill Rag that she laughingly referred to as “my obituary.” And now, with...

ICYMI: EMCAC Officers Re-Elected

The Eastern Market  Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) met on September 29th  with the first order of business being the annual election of officers. The...

Man Shot Near Watkins Elementary

A man was killed Wednesday night in the fields at Watkins Recreation Center (420 12th St. SE). The fields are shared by Watkins Elementary...

Council Expands Access to Virtual Learning for At-Risk Students

Council unanimously passed legislation Tuesday requiring that both public and public charter schools expand the availability of virtual instruction. The bill requires schools allow those...

DC Council Mandates Vaccination for Staff

DC Council adopted a vaccination policy at their legislative meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5 which requires all new and current employees, including councilmembers, to be...

Front End Loader Hits Man in Encampment Tent

A front-end loader lifted a man inside a tent during the clearing of the NoMA encampments at L and M Street NE on Oct....

BID Spearheads M Street Redesign

The Capitol Riverfront BID is spearheading a redesign of the M Street Southeast corridor, between South Capitol and 11th Streets SE. The corridor very much...

WC Smith Development Ignores Affordable Housing

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6D met on Sept. 13 over Zoom. Commissioners Andrew Bossi (6D01), Jared Weiss (6D02, Secretary), Ronald Collins (6D03, Treasurer), Andy...

Expanding Protected Bike Network Sparks Controversy

The District is installing a citywide, interconnected bicycle network. To meet District-mandated environmental goals, The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) must shift 75 percent...
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