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Focus on Physicians Over Schools in District Child Vaccination Plans

On Oct. 26, a committee of vaccine advisors for the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) voted in favor of recommending the FDA grant emergency use...

DC Offers Free BikeShare Memberships as Metro Delays Continue

On Monday, District officials announced that starting Monday, Oct. 25, Capital Bikeshare is offering one free 30-day membership to all DC residents. The offer...

ANC 6B Hosts Public Safety Meeting Tuesday

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6B will host a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, October 19th at 7:00 p.m. The meeting comes after three people...

Second Man Shot Near Watkins

A second man has been shot near Watkins Elementary School. On Saturday, Oct. 16, 27 year-old Devante Waters was shot on the street in front...

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...
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