Pennsylvania Avenue NW drivers and Metrobus passengers headed from the West End into Georgetown will be detoured onto M Street NW starting Tuesday, the D.C. Department of Transportation announced this week. The seven-month detour will allow long-planned repairs to the...
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...
The Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup will take place this Saturday, April 22, with volunteers removing trash at more than 75 locations along Rock Creek’s 33 miles. In its eight previous years, the cleanup has removed more than 16,000 bags worth...
The University of the District of Columbia’s new student center building has earned LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. The $63 million building was completed last year at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and...
D.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the 2009 disappearance of Brightwood resident Pamela Butler, charging Jose Rodriguez Cruz with premeditated first-degree murder. A death certificate was issued for Butler last July, more than seven years after the...
The Quiet Skies Caucus of Congress is pressing for the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct an “expedited review” of its noise standards and undertake new health studies on the impact of airplane and helicopter noise. The caucus, co-chaired by D.C....
City officials this week celebrated the groundbreaking for the $19.7 million replacement for the 1950s-era Cleveland Park Library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. The new library is expected to open in 2018 with new meeting spaces, outdoor reading areas, private...
The Georgetown community will participate in a work day to clean up the historic Mount Zion Cemetery this Saturday, kicking off the first major improvement project on the site since the last burial there in the 1950s. Residents and neighborhood...
Mayor Muriel Bowser told Foggy Bottom Association members last week the neighborhood “is dealing with the good and the bad” when it comes to homelessness in their neighborhood. Homeless encampments, prevalent along the neighborhood’s western edge, “are against the law,”...
As part of its new “Safe & Simple” initiative, the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has introduced two new offerings: a guide for building ramps, and a video to help customers navigate the agency’s permitting process. The ramp...

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