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...
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...
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...
Renovations to the Palisades Recreation Center began last week, promising a modernized and expanded facility with a community room, fitness room, senior room, teen area, half-court gymnasium, and new windows and doors. The project involves a 6,000-square-foot addition to the...
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...
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...
A double shooting on the Georgetown waterfront left one man dead and another seriously injured early Saturday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police responded to the reported shooting at 2:51 a.m. July 8 in the 3500 block of...
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...
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,...
A diaper drive organized by Sibley Memorial Hospital and DC Diaper Bank collected more than 5,500 donations for local residents in need, Sibley announced last month. The event began at Sibley’s Family Fun Festival on May 20, and the diapers...

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