Citing the disproportionate effect of parking and traffic penalties on low-income residents, Ward 8 D.C. Council member Trayon White recently proposed a bill to eliminate extra charges for District residents who pay their fines late. White argues that unpaid tickets...
Metrorail Red Line service from Friendship Heights north to the Grosvenor station will be suspended on four weekends in July and August to test a technique that might address persistent issues of water leaks on Metro tracks. On July 10,...
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,...
D.C. officials celebrated the upcoming renovation of an apartment building in Petworth on June 23, which will ultimately provide 19 units of affordable housing at 4000 Kansas Ave. NW. The District allocated $3.7 million from the city’s Housing Production Trust...
A number of D.C. leaders, along with local and national groups, convened for a news conference Monday to address the continued threat of federal meddling in the city’s affairs — which some say is now heightened under the current...
The Lawyers Have Heart race will take place in D.C. this Saturday, June 10, starting at 7 a.m. Now in its 27th year, the race brings together more than 250 organizations and over 6,000 runners and walkers in support of...
As warmer winters exacerbate the District’s rodent issues, Mayor Muriel Bowser is emphasizing the importance of proper trash management and highlighting city programs targeting rats and other vermin. The city’s vermin control strategy takes “a comprehensive and 21st century approach...
A double shooting left two Northwest men dead near Sherman Circle in the Petworth area early Sunday. According to a Metropolitan Police Department release, officers responded to the area for a reported shooting at about 1:59 a.m. July 30. They...
After multiple delays, the District will begin enforcing restrictions at “red top” parking meters downtown on May 8, ticketing cars parked there without a handicap tag. Under the new system, motorists with disabilities must begin paying for parking at any...
The District is launching a multi-pronged effort to combat opioid overdoses, including the distribution of emergency treatments, enhanced addiction treatment, greater prevention efforts and research of the drugs that affect D.C. residents, according to a news release. “We must work...

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