With warmer winters nurturing increased rat populations in D.C., the District government is working to pre-emptively identify and eliminate infestations. At a “rat walk” in Dupont Circle on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser discussed the city’s Rodent Abatement Predictive Analysis project,...
Repair work will close a stretch of the Red Line from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, with buses replacing trains between the Silver Spring and Fort Totten stations, according to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The Takoma station...
A Northeast man has been charged in connection with nine burglaries of apartment buildings spanning from January to October, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release. Police accuse Kevin Jose Fraley, 54, of entering the buildings — often by...
City Gate, a local nonprofit that aims to help low-income children in the area, will host a Thanksgiving food drive that will accept donations of food and other Thanksgiving items for low-income families. The organization will be accepting items such...
The U.S. Social Security Administration has replaced its local office at 2100 M St. NW with a spot near L’Enfant Plaza in Southwest. The new location, 1300 D St. SW, opened late last month to replace the Northwest site. In...
Six people were shot, three fatally, in four days last week within a two-mile stretch of Ward 4’s Georgia Avenue NW corridor, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The violence began Sunday, Nov. 5, at 6:10 p.m., when police found...
The District’s annual leaf-collection season began Monday and will last through Jan. 18, passing through each residential neighborhood at least twice, according to a news release. Residents are asked to rake leaves into tree boxes (or against the curb when...
The Pennsylvania Avenue NW bridge over Rock Creek Park is due to reopen today to westbound traffic after 200 days of construction-related closure, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Since May, drivers heading from the West End into Georgetown...
The rebuilt West End Library will open early next month at 2301 L St. NW as part of a long-awaited mixed-use redevelopment, according to a news release. The 21,000-square-foot library occupies the ground level of a nine-story luxury residential building,...
Three men are facing charges in a spree of armed robberies at CVS stores across Northwest after Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested them last week. In the most recent robbery, two suspects entered the store on the 4500 block of...

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