Controversial plans to retrofit all District streetlights with LED fixtures are on hold in most residential areas, according to Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, as the D.C. Department of Transportation works to alleviate concerns about the lights...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has released legal guidance for city schools to handle immigration issues affecting students and families. The guidelines for teachers, staff and administrators at D.C. public schools and public charter schools aim to “ensure that every...
The PostClassical Ensemble, a music group interested in rethinking the format and lineup of concerts, was named ensemble-in-residence at the Washington National Cathedral on Friday. The Cathedral will be the group’s first dedicated performance space since it was founded in...
Sheridan School will host a panel discussion next week to highlight the national Schools of Character program, which this spring selected the Van Ness private school as one of 83 honorees nationwide. The nonprofit Character.org bestows the awards to...
Local Freemason groups recently announced a pair of donations to benefit D.C. students: $400,000 in University of the District of Columbia scholarships and $30,000 for new computer equipment at H.D. Cooke Elementary School. The UDC scholarships — funded by a...
Studio Gallery, located at 2108 R St. NW, recently launched an online shop at studiogallerydc.com/shop-online. The gallery — now more than 50 years old — offers local art in a variety of forms, including paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture. The...
Registration for the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2018 spring fitness programs began at 9 a.m. on Feb. 23. D.C. residents can enroll in sports including baseball and soccer for kids, and flag football and tennis for youth and...
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...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing its investigation of munitions-related contamination in the Spring Valley area, including the site of American University’s recently demolished Public Safety Building. The small 1960s building was located on the south end of...
Metrobus riders using four Northwest routes may see changes, as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has proposed adjustments that augment, reduce or modify bus service there. The biggest shuffle comes in the 14th Street NW corridor, with the proposed...

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