A new Text to 911 service in D.C. aims to improve accessibility for residents who aren’t able to call for emergency help. In a news release announcing the new offering, Mayor Muriel Bowser said it provides “an immediate connection to...
The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is due to shift to a more user-friendly permit application process this week, and will keep the system open until July 4 for long-term rentals for fall 2017. New features will allow residents...
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,...
The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs announced last week that Lynn Underwood will serve as D.C.’s newest chief building official, bringing more than 30 years of national and international experience to the role of overseeing local construction projects. Underwood...
As development begins at the Parks at Walter Reed site along the Georgia Avenue NW corridor in Ward 4, the project team has begun hosting weekly Fitness in the Parks events to lay the groundwork for the site’s public...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from June 12 through 18 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood. A...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC's website, click here. Visit the District's ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
Last week, Lafayette Elementary School finished a successful first year in its newly refurbished building at Broad Branch Road and Northampton Street NW. The 765 students enjoyed spacious classrooms, sunlit hallways and four new playgrounds, though the first few...
Shepherd Park, Rock Creek East, Walter Reed, Georgia Avenue corridor — these are just some of the designations that have been the focus of three separate meetings held over the past month by our association’s Planning, Zoning, and Economic...
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a new concept of maximizing the “time over water” for departing and arriving planes flying directly over the Potomac River that it says will mitigate aircraft noise impacts. The problem with that concept...

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