Every year, Petworth News covers the local elections that impact our area. This year is no different, as we have At-Large and Chair positions up for election, with the primary being June 19th. To help voters know as much as possible, Petworth News is offering brief interviews with Anita Bonds, Marcus Goodwin and Jeremiah Lowery. We are not endorsing any candidate, but making information available so readers can be informed. Writer Robinson Woodward-Burns spoke with each candidate, and offers this interview with Councilmember and candidate Anita Bonds.Read More
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New emergency legislation from the DC Council seeks to help protect those who can't speak for themselves.
Because of a handful of Petworth residents (and a lot of people around DC and the country), the welfare of companion animals kept outside has changed for the better.Read More
Each month, one of my favorite people on the DC Council, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, gives out awards recognizing members of the DC community who "make an extraordinary impact to the quality of life and general well-being of the residents of the District of Columbia." Recipients are nominated by other DC residents, and selected by CM Bonds' office. This month, Petworth's own Paul Ruppert was one of the three recipient's of the Community Cornerstone awards.Read More
CM Brandon Todd held a birthday party at Sala Thai on Georgia Avenue this evening, and it was a full-house of supporters. He just turned 32 and is now on the DC Council: that's some accomplishment, and one that was extolled by several speakers. A couple of councilmembers attended the birthday celebration, including At-Large Councilmembers Vincent Orange and Anita Bonds (one of my favorites, very passionate, dedicated and such a genuine person) and Ward 7 CM Yvette Alexander. I'm quite sure there were more VIPs and dignitaries, but to be honest, it was crowded.
Read more and see lots of pics after the break:Read More