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646 Chesapeake St, SE

Charming 1 Bedroom in Washington Highlands area! - This vibrant community features 1, 2 bedroom apartment homes in the heart of the Washington Highlands neighborhood in SE. The spacious floor plans and urban finishes meet to provide you with the home you have always dreamed about. Be overwhelmed with our large apartment home layouts and ample closet space. Just a short distance from shopping, dining, and entertaining, this community has it all!
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Naval Academy graduate, Marine killed in Iraq remembered at run

A U.S. Naval Academy graduate whose service was inspired by the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, will be remembered with a charity race today. U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Travis Manion, who was killed in Iraq in 2007, will be remembered Sunday in Annapolis at the 10th Annual 9/11 Heroes Run.
Bay Net

Rain Barrel And Compost Workshops To Be Held In October

LA PLATA, Md. - The Department of Public Works is partnering with the Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center and the University of Maryland Extension to host a rain barrel and compost workshop event. This event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Public Works Facilities Building parking lot (10430 Audie Lane, La Plata). Workshops are 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Register at Advanced registration is required. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 13.
US News and World Report

Amid High Security, Small Pro-Trump Crowd Rallies at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Police and media vastly outnumbered protesters around the U.S. Capitol on Saturday at a sparsely attended rally by supporters of the people who breached the building on Jan. 6, trying to overturn former President Donald Trump's election defeat. About 100 to 200 protesters showed up, some carrying the...

2020 loser Trump's 'heart' with right-wing protesters at D.C. rally for criminals

Hours away from the ring-wing rally at the Capitol in support of the January 6th insurrectionists, Trump asked Georgia’s Secretary of State to decertify the 2020 election. Trump also recently said his “heart” is with the protesters this weekend. This comes as a pro-impeachment Republican lawmaker plans to leave Congress, citing the “toxic dynamics” within his own party.Sept. 17, 2021.

Parole Rotary Ships Out 9,000,000th Book from B.I.G. Warehouse

Books for International Goodwill (B.I.G.), the signature project of the Parole Rotary Club, just shipped its 9 millionth book. For more than 25 years B.I.G. has been collecting, sorting and sending new and used books to underserved areas of the world to keep the books alive, to fill developing libraries, to promote literacy, and to spread culture. On September 3, 2021, they shipped their 9 millionth book. That is enough books, if laid end to end, to stretch from Annapolis to Chicago and most of the way back. Nine million books would fill more than 300 20-foot ocean shipping containers.

BGE To Host Recycling Drop-Off Event Where Customers Can Earn $25 For Each Appliance

COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — BGE is hosting a recycling drop-off event where customers can drop off up to four-room air conditioners or dehumidifiers in exchange for $25 for each appliance on Saturday, September 18, in Columbia. The event takes place between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., rain or shine, at the Columbia Association Aquatics Office. To be eligible for this event, the units must be in working condition. Representatives will be on-site to help unload the appliances from the customers’ vehicles. One lucky winner will also receive a Phillips Hue LED Starter Kit. BGE is hosting this event because they want to provide customers with an environmentally friendly way of getting rid of their old units. This method helps reduce energy demand in their communities and helps Maryland reduce its carbon footprint. Since 2013, BGE customers have recycled more than 3,688 units through these events, a total of 904,207 kWh savings and the equivalent of 218 tons of waste recycled instead of landfilled.

Meet DC’s youth mayor: Young leader championing big change

You might have to be 18 to vote, but you don’t have to be a certain age to have a voice in the community — and the District’s youth mayor is proving that. Lourdes Robinson is just 15, and over the past two years, she’s worked her way up through the ranks to serve as the city’s youth mayor. She oversees issues that matter to the District’s youth.

651 Whetstone Glen Street

End Unit 2 level TH w/ 1 Car Garage - Well Kept - LARGE over sized TH style condo in Hidden Creek. Large Living and Dining room, spacious kitchen & family room combo with granite counters, breakfast bar, double oven, gas cooktop, gas fireplace, walk out to deck. Large master with trey ceiling, 2 walk in closets, luxury master bath with over sized soaking tub and sep shower. Pool and club house in Community. Close to Clarksburg Outlets and Crown Farm, great restaurants and shopping - close to MARC Train .

5805 Fifer Drive

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Alexandria Home - Property Id: 669311. Beautiful 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home in Alexandria with extra storage space and enough yard for a garden. Just a few minutes walk to Huntington metro and neighborhood restaurants. 10-15 minute metro trip to Historic Old Town Alexandria, Eisenhower, and Del Ray.
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Capitol rally reprising Jan. 6 sees more police, fewer protesters

WASHINGTON — Several hundred supporters of Donald Trump demonstrated in Washington on Saturday amid a heavy police presence, protesting against the prosecutions of people who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected...

Hundreds head to Kingman Island for annual cleanup

Every year, people on all seven continents gather along whatever coastal system they’re near — creaks, rivers, lakes, oceans — to help pick up trash as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Cleanup. This year, hundreds returned to D.C.’s Kingman Island to take part in the local edition of the event.