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How to Extend Unemployment Insurance Beyond 26 Weeks

Unemployment Insurance (UI) offers workers 26 weeks of initial benefits but compensation can be extended for up to a year through two 13-week extensions. The...

In Memoriam: Ray Steele

Ray Steele, a 54-year Capitol Hill resident, died on February 4th.  He was 78 years old. Steele was born, raised and attended school in Phil...

The Yards About to Become Region’s Largest Waterfront Development

On Tuesday, global real estate services company Brookfield Properties unveiled plans for its Phase II of The Yards. Phase II will deliver office, mixed-income...

DC Council Passes Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits

On Oct. 20, the DC Council unanimously passed emergency legislation introduced by Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At-Large) to extend unemployment compensation by seven additional weeks for all...

‘State of the Art’: Capitol Hill Safeway Opens

The brand-new Beckert’s Park Safeway (415 14th St. SE) is set to open at 6 a.m. Wednesday, August 12. But it won't close anytime...

Two Members of Proud Boys Indicted on Charges in Capitol Attack

Two members of far-right organization the Proud Boys were indicted Jan. 29 in federal court in DC for conspiring to obstruct law enforcement. One...

DDOT To Remove Parking to Accommodate I Street Bike Lane

District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has proposed creating mile-long, protected bike lanes on I Street SW and SE. The new lanes will run on...

Get Resources to Cope With Financial Struggles

Feb. 22 to 26 is America Saves Week, an annual event designed to encourage Americans to save successfully. The event comes at the end of...

DC Health Launches Vaccine Registration Portal for Health Workers

On Dec. 28, 2020, DC Health launched a portal for workers in health care settings in the District to make an appointment to get...

Hill Resident Starts Petition Against Permanent Capitol Fencing

A Capitol Hill resident has started a petition opposing the installation of permanent fencing around the Capitol. In a release dated Jan. 28, United States...
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