More than $100,000 in campaign contributions to Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd have inadequate documentation that leave their sources in question, according to a scathing audit released last Friday. District auditors found that Todd’s 2015 campaign committee did...
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is relocating to an interim location for 12 to 18 months while renovations to its Carnegie Library headquarters are underway, the group announced. The historical society — along with the D.C. Public Library’s...
Most of Georgetown is witnessing a reduction in traffic and parking on our streets, which began right after Memorial Day. I do not recall previously having seen such a drop-off in traffic. Many students at Georgetown University have departed...
While recently searching the web for photos of Georgetown’s once-gritty waterfront, I came across a rather remarkable image. The photo depicted the great flood of October 1942, when the Potomac River crested nearly 12 feet above flood stage at...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions 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...
Mayor Muriel Bowser told Foggy Bottom Association members last week the neighborhood “is dealing with the good and the bad” when it comes to homelessness in their neighborhood. Homeless encampments, prevalent along the neighborhood’s western edge, “are against the law,”...
After months of dispute regarding the crash-prone intersection of Reno Road with 39th and Ingomar streets NW, the D.C. Department of Transportation is moving forward with its controversial solution to the safety issues there. The project, due to be implemented...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing its investigation of munitions-related contamination in the Spring Valley area, including the site of American University’s recently demolished Public Safety Building. The small 1960s building was located on the south end of...
This week the Shepherd Park Citizens Association gives a big shoutout to the East Rock Creek Village, an aging-in-place organization belonging to a network of groups helping seniors continue to live independently in their neighborhoods. Having lost its executive director...
Parents at Eaton Elementary remain concerned that a new family homeless shelter will overwhelm their already crowded school, but Eaton’s principal said the school can handle it. The city is planning to construct short-term housing at 3320 Idaho Ave. NW,...

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