Daily Archives: November 2, 2020

DC Bracing for Possibility of Unrest Around Election as Businesses Board Up

All D.C. police officers will be on duty in the coming days as Washington braces for the possibility of civil unrest around the presidential election Tuesday. Officers will be on the streets, the director of the city’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, Chris Rodriguez told reporters on Monday. Businesses downtown continue to board up their windows, and federal officials…

Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Nov. 2

As the number of COVID-19 cases in D.C., Maryland and Virginia continues to climb, the region is rolling back on some reopening plans. D.C. Public Schools has backtracked on its plan to reopen elementary schools to some students on Nov. 9, the chancellor announced Monday. Students will continue at-home learning. “We have heard feedback from many in our community about #ReopenStrong…

DC Public Schools Drops Plan to Reopen for Some Students on Nov. 9

D.C. Public Schools has dropped its plan to bring some elementary students back into schools starting Nov. 9, the district’s chancellor announced Monday. All students will continue online learning.  “We have heard feedback from many in our community about #ReopenStrong plans, and we will use this moment to adjust our timeline and staffing plans for reopening,†Chancellor Lewis Ferebee said…