Plans to construct sidewalks on Chestnut Street NW — once the subject of significant debate in the Hawthorne section of Chevy Chase — won unanimous support from the local advisory neighborhood commission last week. Members of ANC 3/4G said the...
As Georgetown grapples with ongoing parking pressures, the area’s residential and business communities are squaring off over the idea of reserving more spaces for locals. Several members of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown, Burleith) want to ask the city for...
The Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School is seeking zoning approval to consolidate its three locations to the Kingsbury School campus in 16th Street Heights, with the shift intended to begin as early as fall 2018. The charter, known...
The Fannie Mae headquarters was unanimously named a landmark and concept designs for a planned redevelopment were largely supported at the Historic Preservation Review Board’s Nov. 16 meeting. The landmark designation only applies to original buildings close to the street...
Thursday, Dec. 7 The National Capital Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at the commission’s offices in Suite 500, 401 9th St. NW. Agenda items include comments on site selection for the National Desert...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine submitted an amicus brief last week on behalf of the District and 10 states opposing the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal grant funding from D.C. and other “sanctuary cities.” The brief was filed in...
The D.C.-based Olender Foundation recently honored a group of law students from Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia. The foundation, affiliated with the Farragut Square law firm Jack H. Olender & Associates, “aims to counter poverty...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from Nov. 27 through Dec. 6 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood....
Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30...
The Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library at 7420 Georgia Ave. NW is alive and well! The latest new books are displayed in the areas for children, teens and adults. The weekly story times are continuing for babies on Mondays...

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