About Nigel Stephen

VIA THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: The Washington area is still at high risk for drops in housing prices by the end of next year, despite a recent uptick in home sales and prices, according to a new report. There is a 77 percent chance that local home prices will be lower in the fourth quarter of […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and Northrop Grumman will announce Tuesday that the defense giant has selected Virginia over Maryland for its corporate headquarters, the Virginia Politics blog is reporting. According to two sources familiar with the deal, the company is still considering sites in Fairfax and Arlington counties for its headquarters, […]

Churches around the country will observe Internet Evangelism Day on Sunday by focusing on digital outreach. The initiative is an opportunity for any church to explore opportunities for sharing God’s love online. Internet Evangelism Day was launched in 2005 and over this period digital media has developed dramatically with the advent of YouTube, Facebook and […]

Four teenage boys are under arrest in connection with three vandalism incidents at a church in Dale City. Prince William County police say the Holy Family Catholic Church in the 14100 block of Ferndale Road was targeted on January 23rd, March 27th and this past Saturday. They say items were moved around outside the church […]

A Catholic priest, who has served in the Washington, DC Archdiocese for the past six years has been removed from ministry and ordered home to Germany to face allegations that he sexually abused teenage girls there some two decades ago. Church officials say the German Bishops’ Conference informed the Archdiocese about the allegations involving Reverend […]

VIA DCIST: Renters who were able to lock in lower prices this past fall as landlords freaked out about the recession may have been the last to have the upper hand, as rents appeared to rebound in the first quarter of this year. From today’s Wall Street Journal: Apartment rents rose during the first quarter, […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Just one day after setting a record for its second-highest ridership day, Metrorail passed that mark on Friday. The subway counted 891,240 trips on Friday. which the transit agency attributed to heavy crowds for the Cherry Blossom Festival and to people attending the Washington Wizards game against Chicago at the Verizon […]

(Washington, DC) — DC police have taken three people into custody for questioning following shootings last night that left four people dead and six others wounded along South Capitol Street in Southeast. Police say the gunfire broke out near South Capitol and Atlantic streets as a group was standing outside an apartment building. They had […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A new D.C. law means the Rev. Mary Kay Totty can now marry same-sex couples. But in the United Methodist Church, the denomination that ordained Totty two decades ago, the act could get her defrocked. Totty, 46, said she’s willing to take the risk. “The institutional church has for so many […]

(Baltimore, MD) — There are jobs available for U.S. Census Bureau enumerators to go door to door. Seema Iyer is directing the Baltimore City Complete Count Campaign. The door to door counting will start late April through the middle of July. For job information go to baltimorecity.gov/2010census or contact the Census Bureau. Hiring will go […]