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Kent C. Boese seeks Ward 1 D.C. Council seat
Boese is the chairman of the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission, and the second Democratic challenger to incumbent Brianne Nadeau.

As data centers bloom, a century-old African American enclave is threatened
The case of Livinia Blackburn Johnson’s descendants underscores how the expanding data center industry is impacting residential communities.

Boy Scout Troop 100 in D.C. celebrates 100 years
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 02 Jul 2017 19:32:05 -0400

Scouting volunteer Bill Morgan enjoys the story of how Chicago businessman William D. Boyce founded the Boy Scouts of America, so when the District's Troop 100 celebrated its centennial on Saturday, he was ready to retell the tale.

"The story, which is kind of part myth, is that Boyce was ...

The Power of the Zip
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 02 Jul 2017 16:17:05 -0400

"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver."

— Proverbs 25:11

This timeless verse states the universal truth that we all need to be reminded of: When we choose our words and our tone wisely, our communication is of great value.

Lately, I've been thinking ...

Watch: Whale shark spotted off Ocean City
A group on a fishing trip off the coast of Ocean City spotted a whale shark right off their boat.

Answer Man remembers when D.C. newspapers had their own summer resorts
Imagine vacationing at a beach surrounded by fellow Washington Post readers.

Baltimore teachers get lessons in Chesapeake Bay’s challenges, recovery
Teachers spend a week in a summer school program aimed at helping them improve environmental literacy in Maryland schools.

Some employees in a large Maryland school system see signs of grade tampering
One Prince George’s teacher said administrators “do whatever it takes” to raise graduation rates.

Maryland progressive groups learn that ‘movements are messy’
With scores of groups cropping up since the 2016 election, coordination isn’t always easy.

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