The local Parkrun events at Fletcher’s Cove and Roosevelt Island have earned citywide recognition from the D.C. Council, which passed a ceremonial resolution declaring last Saturday “Parkrun Day” in the city. June 3 marked the five-year anniversary of the first...
A permanent animal-welfare bill nicknamed “Momma’s Law” is advancing through the D.C. Council, with emergency legislation already in effect to protect pets from summer heat. The bill’s nickname comes from a pitbull in Petworth who came to the public’s attention...
D.C. students' standardized-testing performance continued its slow but steady improvement in the 2016-17 school year, based on results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams. The PARCC exams cover mathematics and English language arts, and rate...
Revelers celebrating Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 28, can get a free ride home through a long-running program to discourage drunk driving. The Washington Regional Alcohol Program is providing up to 1,500 free rides worth as much as $15 apiece through...
A shuttle bus driver fatally shot a coworker on the Walter Reed campus Friday morning as a workplace dispute turned violent, according to the Metropolitan Police Department and media reports. Police responded to an area of the campus in the...
Northwest Little Leaguers Triumph Northwest Little League’s all star teams for 10- and 11-year-olds have won the D.C. championships in their age groups for the second straight year. Both teams will represent the District of Columbia in the Maryland state tournament,...
The Alliance for New Music-Theatre will present 16 performances of Václav Havel’s “Protest” throughout May in the Dupont Underground space. The alliance is the current theater-in-residence for the formerly abandoned subterranean streetcar station beneath Dupont Circle, according to a news...
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,...
CommuniKids, a Spanish immersion preschool in Tenleytown, announced on Monday that it will offer dozens of free pre-kindergarten seats in Ward 3 for children ages 3 and 4 through a city program to increase local pre-K capacity. Spaces for the...
The DC Youth Orchestra is slated to give a free performance marking the reopening of Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Mariano Vales, the orchestra’s music director, will open with a rendition of Beethoven’s Consecration...

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