Daily Archives: October 13, 2020

5 Employees at Largo MVA Branch Contract COVID-19, 1 Dead

Five employees at the Largo branch office of the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration have tested positive for COVID-19 and one of them has died, officials say. According to a Maryland Department of Transportation MVA spokesperson, the employee who most recently tested positive received their positive test result on Oct. 10. The employee last worked at the branch on Oct. 3….

DC Restaurants Get Grants for Outdoor Seating

Hundreds of restaurants and bars in D.C. are getting some much needed help to stay open for outdoor dining as the weather turns cooler. On Tuesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration began sending checks to more than 300 restaurants. Each restaurant approved for the grant will get $6,000. The money is coming just in time for Cork Wine Bar on 14th…

Virginia Delegate Plans to Reintroduce Quarantine Pay Bill

Del. Elizabeth Guzman, D-Woodbridge, said she is no stranger to the struggles of low-paying jobs. Guzman said she immigrated to the United States from Peru as a single mother and worked multiple minimum wage jobs just to be able to pay rent and care for her daughter. Guzman has a mission to secure better financial benefits for minimum wage workers,…

DC Sports Stars Encourage Residents to Register to Vote

While voter turnout is expected to be at an all-time high during the 2020 election, there are still thousands of eligible voters in D.C. who aren’t registered — and some D.C. sports greats are hoping to get those residents to go to the polls. Phil Chenier, who was part of the Washington Bullets 1978 championship team, was on hand at…

Holiday Airfare Expected to be Lowest in Years

The holidays are right around the corner and many people are planning to travel for the first time since the pandemic began. In an effort to sell tickets, many airlines are offering a little more flexibility for hesitant travelers.  Look for airlines offering refundable tickets or waiving change fees. But read the fine print because coach or economy seats may…