DC Hall of Fame Inducts Washington Icons

The list of the 2015 DC Hall of Fame Legacy Award inductees reads like a who's who of the District of Columbia.

Levi Watkins, Popular Maryland Doctor, Mourned

The accolades keep pouring in, from colleagues, friends and individuals who were touched in many ways by him.

D.C. Offers Free Alarms Following Fatality

The District of Columbia Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service offered to install fire alarms in the homes of Colombia Heights and Parkview residents for free after an 81-year-old woman died and an unknown man was injured in a blaze ...

Cornel West: Still Challenging Status Quo

Educator and philosopher Dr. Cornel West, known throughout the world for his insightful assessment of race and justice, recently spoke at Howard University's Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel bringing his unique perspective on the problems that continue to plague black Americans.

D.C.'s Unemployment Rate Dips to 7.7 Percent: Report

Preliminary job estimates in D.C. for March show a significant increase, according to a report from the city's Department of Employment Services.

Store Opening at Dulles Airport Puts The Informer on 'World Stage'

More than 100 people, including several curious travelers, gathered Thursday near a baggage claim area at Dulles International Airport in Virginia for the official grand opening of The Washington Informer's news and concession store.

City's Next Step Uncertain after Council Nixes Jail Contract

It's back to the drawing board for staffers at the D.C. Office of Contracting and Procurement after the D.C. Council rebuffed the company seeking to provide health care to inmates at the D.C. Jail.

Community Discusses Strategies for Education of Black Boys

If young men of color are to successfully navigate a school system not designed for them, it will take the consistent and concerted efforts of family and community members, members of a panel concluded during a recent forum at a ...

From Backyards to the Bay: What East of the River Stream Restoration Means for D.C.

While trash is a very visible indicator that a stream is unhealthy, the sediment from a stream bank or upland erosion is the pollutant that stands to have the most adverse effect on streams, the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, and ...

Bald Eagles
: D.C.'s Hottest New Couple

There's a new celebrity couple in town and they are starting a family.

The Exelon-Pepco Merger: Powering a Brighter Future for D.C.

For residents of the greater Washington, D.C., region, the benefits of a united Exelon and Pepco Holdings would go beyond reliable, sustainable and affordable energy.

Office of the People's Counsel 'Powers People First'

I am thrilled that The Washington Informer is making its readers aware of the critical importance of energy efficiency and sustainability as viable resources to all residents and consumers in the District of Columbia.

MURIEL BOWSER: A Sustainable D.C.

When it comes to being a sustainable city, the District of Columbia has posted some impressive leadership numbers. And now we have another top mark to add to our green credentials.

University of DC: Campus of Sustainability

One look around campus at the University of the District of Columbia and it's easy to see why many schools around the nation are holding the school, located in Northwest, as a shining example of green living and sustainability.

D.C.'s Environment Chief Spreads Green Message

During an open house at the DC Department of the Environment on March 15, Mayor Muriel Bowser talked about one of her predecessor’s signature programs: Sustainable DC.