Concerns are growing among parents in our association’s area about Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposed 2017-18 budget for the District’s public schools. As the number of students has grown, the mayor’s proposed rate of spending per pupil has not kept...
It took awhile to clear hurdles in the D.C. government bureaucracy, but a bench in honor of the late civil rights leader Julian Bond was finally dedicated this week. It was back in 2015 that Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G...
Shepherd Park residents are invited to attend “Bystander Intervention Training,” a program that could help residents develop skills in defusing potentially disruptive or harmful behavior during public discussions. The workshop will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on...
ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. For details, visit anc1b.org.   ANC 1C Adams Morgan The commission will hold...
By foot, car or bus, many Shepherd Park residents headed to the Metro Saturday morning, ready to participate in the “March for Our Lives.” The platforms were crowded and the atmosphere was lively. On Pennsylvania Avenue, by 11 o'clock, people...
ANC 3/4G - Chevy Chase At the April 8th mtg: *Commissioner Randy Speck invited residents to attend the Chevy Chase Community Library’s facility master plan meeting on April 25th at 7pm. *Commissioner Rebecca Maydak said a meeting for the Lafayette Park Center...
By Ruth Robbins Guest Contributor It has been years in the making, but for the first time since their installation in 1956, Chevy Chase Circle has a full set of new benches — and now, one of the major gateways to...
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...
The Friends of the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library Children’s Book Sale was a success!  Seven tables were reduced to two.  Organizers hope that more teens will stop by next time, because the collection of young adult books is...
This week, a shoutout goes to all those on the listservs who keep us informed about activities, issues and news of Shepherd Park and our adjoining neighborhoods of Silver Spring, Takoma D.C., Takoma Park and Brightwood. Whether you are...

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