In an effort to highlight efforts to prevent car break-ins in the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser and police officials walked around Ward 4 on Monday issuing “friendly citations” to residents as reminders to keep their vehicles locked and valuables...
A stretch of Canal Road NW in Georgetown will face lane closures until June 28 to make way for sewer rehabilitation work, with officials warning of traffic delays. Weather permitting, crews will close one westbound lane of Canal along with...
A new Text to 911 service in D.C. aims to improve accessibility for residents who aren’t able to call for emergency help. In a news release announcing the new offering, Mayor Muriel Bowser said it provides “an immediate connection to...
The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is due to shift to a more user-friendly permit application process this week, and will keep the system open until July 4 for long-term rentals for fall 2017. New features will allow residents...
The Georgetown-Burleith Solar Co-op has selected the company GreenBrilliance — above two others that bid competitively — to install solar panels for its members. According to a news release, GreenBrilliance came out on top due to its competitive pricing,...
The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs announced last week that Lynn Underwood will serve as D.C.’s newest chief building official, bringing more than 30 years of national and international experience to the role of overseeing local construction projects. Underwood...
As development begins at the Parks at Walter Reed site along the Georgia Avenue NW corridor in Ward 4, the project team has begun hosting weekly Fitness in the Parks events to lay the groundwork for the site’s public...
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital secured long-sought zoning approval last week for a major expansion project that is now scheduled for completion in 2021. Hospital officials had hoped to begin construction in 2017, but lengthy debates with community stakeholders and the...
Last month’s median sale price for D.C. home listings topped the figure for any prior month in the city, according to data from a new report released Monday by Bright MLS. The city saw 5,620 closed sales in May 2017,...
The Potomac RiverKeeper Network — an environmental nonprofit that recently established an office in Georgetown — will lead a guided 2-mile paddle tour around Roosevelt Island next Wednesday. The tour, designed for boating beginners, will provide information about the history...

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