On Tuesday, Mayor Vincent Gray and “Serve D.C.” honored several local volunteers – and one of them received a standing ovation for her tireless work with special needs children.
Mayor Vincent Gray says the government shutdown cost D.C. between seven and 9-percent in business revenue. He says most of the money lost during the shutdown was from tourism and the hospitality industry.
With the fanfare of the first football game of the season, the new Dunbar High School opened its doors to the public on Monday. The $122 million facility now has interactive smart boards, televisions, an eight-lane pool, a gymnasium, and a state-of-the-art auditorium.
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