Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh is objecting to the reported dismissal of three guidance counselors at Wilson High School, which she calls “a direct result of cuts to the school’s budget for the upcoming school year.” In a...
A bus crash near Chevy Chase Circle sent five people to the hospital with minor injuries Sunday morning, according to news reports. The Washington Post reported that a Montgomery County Ride On bus crashed into a utility pole on the...
The District is one of four finalists for an Urban Land Institute award recognizing public-sector innovation in affordable housing. D.C. is in the running along with Boston, Denver and New York City for the institute’s 2017 Larson Housing Policy Leadership...
One travel lane near and along Grant Circle NW will be closed for the week in order for the D.C. Department of Transportation to conduct a study on traffic conditions in the area. The agency has shut down one lane...
Off-peak lane closures are coming to the intersection of Tilden Street, Park Road and Beach Drive NW on Monday, when the National Park Service plans to begin four to six weeks of underground construction. The project will involve installing new...
In response to calls from community groups, the D.C. Office of Planning has extended the deadline from May 26 to June 23 for submitting proposed amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan. In a release, the Planning Office says it’s already...
Mayor Muriel Bowser designated Nov. 16, 2017, as Current Newspapers Day in the District in honor of the 50th anniversary of The Current’s first edition. The mayor’s proclamation states that The Current’s editions — Northwest, Georgetown, Dupont and Foggy Bottom...
The District will begin publishing traffic crash data online for public viewing in an effort to curb vehicular injuries and fatalities, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week. The open data set will be updated every 24 hours and will include...
Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department has won the 2017 Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, according to a news release from the hospital. The association says that its award underscores an emergency department’s commitment to quality, safety, presence of...
Restaurateur José Andrés, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Douglas Development Corp. were among the 2017 recipients of the Making D.C. History Awards, presented last Thursday by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. NBC4’s Wendy Rieger hosted the sixth annual...

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