Washington D.C. News

  • Fate of DCPS Reformation in Limbo

    Now that Mayor Adrian Fenty’s administration is history, the fate of education reform in Washington, D.C.’s public schools system remains to be seen. Fenty lost his bid for a second term at the city’s helm in the heated Sept. 14 mayoral primary against City Council Chairman ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Anacostia Development Boom Tied to River Cleanup

    The Maryland Department of the Environment and the D.C. Department of the Environment, with help from the Environmental Protection Agency, took a major step this April to ignite the trash cleanup effort in the Anacostia by proposing a plan that would require the removal of solid waste from the ...

    Continue Reading...
  • DMV Launches Bike Sharing Program

    Expect to see more suited cyclists whizzing through rush-hour traffic in the coming weeks. Mayor Adrian Fenty, D. C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and other local officials teamed up Monday amid a backdrop of vibrant mass of red bikes to announce the launch of Capital Bikeshare, a ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Army Reservist Buoyed by Visit Home

    TV. Steak. Plumbing. Privacy. For many Americans, those items are banal conveniences, but for Army Reservist Maj. Wendi Brown, they were luxuries for which she gained a new appreciation during her eight-month stint in Kandahar, Afghanistan. “Afghanistan has taught me to appreciate how we ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Local Woman Graduates Air Force Basic Training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Domonique P. Simpson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Honors Its Own

    Diane L. Robinson was recently honored during the 2010 International Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International that was held recently in Spokane, Wash. She was recognized as one of 187 “Women of Vision and Action” in the society of more than 107,000 key women ...

    Continue Reading...
  • DCPS Website Wins Best-in-Nation Award

    District of Columbia Public Schools won first place in the 2010 Digital Education Achievement Awards (DEAA) and Best of the Web Awards, according to an announcement made today by the Center for Digital Education and Converge online. The awards showcase exceptional K-12 and higher education Web ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Bridge in D.C.

    [Tournament Calendar] [ABA/WBU] –Nationwide Scholarship Benefit Part I (9-24-10) 7 p.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. [ABA/WBU] – Nationwide Scholarship Benefit Part II (9-25-10) 11 a.m. an ABA Benefit will follow at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served between the games. Call Jewel ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Gray Trounces Fenty

    In a race fraught with delays in the vote count, City Council Chairman Vincent Gray prevailed over incumbent Adrian Fenty in the 2010 Democratic Primary Elections, Sept. 14. With 90 percent of the precincts accounted for by early Wednesday morning, Gray held a tight lead with 59,285 votes ...

    Continue Reading...

Latest Tweets

    Message: Rate limit exceeded, Please check your Twitter Authentication Data or internet connection.