DC Government Urges Use of New COVID Alert Notice

October 20, 2020

Mayor Bowser and the DC Department of Health are urging District residents to opt-in to the DC COVID Alert Notice (DC CAN). The notification system is meant to assist with contact tracing so people can take proper precautions, including quarantining if they may have been exposed. More information is available here

Video Available for October 13 ANC 5D Meeting

October 15, 2020

A full video of Tuesday's virtual ANC 5D meeting is now available here. In addition to hearing from Congresswoman Norton, commissioners also approved several traffic studies; tentatively awarded several thousand dollars in grants; and paused a proposed zoning adjustment at 1638 Trinidad Avenue. For a summary of key topics and discussions, you can read the newly-launched District Trinidadian blog here

Public Health Emergency Extended Through December 31

October 8, 2020

Mayor Bowser announces yesterday that the District's public health emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic will be extended through the end of the year. More information here

Congresswoman Norton to Attend Next Week's ANC 5D Meeting

October 7, 2020

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton will attend the ANC 5D online-only meeting Tuesday, October 13, for a question-and-answer session. More information here

DC Public Schools Plan Partial Reopening Next Month

October 6, 2020

District of Columbia Public Schools are preparing to bring up to 21,000 elementary schools students back in for in-person learning in November. Details are still emerging. Read more

House-Passed Heroes Act Contains Funding for DC

October 2, 2020

Legislation passed in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday includes funding and provisions to help the District of Columbia, according to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. This includes $755 million in retroactive CARES Act fiscal relief; authorization for D.C. to participate in the Federal Reserve’s Municipal Liquidity Facility; and additional city, state and county relief. Learn more here

Shooting Occurs Overnight on Lang Pl

October 1, 2020

The Metropolitan Police Department early this morning released an alert about a shooting on the 1700 block of Lang Place. The shooting occurred closer to 19th Street, and MPD is working with residents on possible video footage. No further information has been released at this time. 

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