Proposed changes to Metrobus service received mixed reactions at a recent public hearing held by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The Sept. 26 hearing featured 45 or so witnesses from across the region, including about four who commented on...
From the time Joseph Buckley was a child, he had a love of exploration and learning that would one day bring him back to teach math at Wilson High School, his alma mater. Buckley began teaching at Wilson in 2010,...
The “Soviet Safeway” in Dupont Circle has cleared a major hurdle in its effort to sell beer and wine, reaching a settlement agreement that overrules other community protests against the plan. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B (Dupont Circle) announced it and...
After a successful community effort to preserve DC Circulator service on Georgetown’s stretch of Wisconsin Avenue NW, the local advisory neighborhood commission is now fighting plans to reduce the number of Circulator bus stops. On Monday, ANC 2E (Georgetown, Burleith)...
While the city is pushing ahead with plans to restore Hearst Park and build an outdoor pool where tennis courts are now located, community leaders continue to urge the city to take a closer look at the plans. The project’s...
D.C. has among the highest rates of homelessness in the country, recording 124 homeless people per 10,000 residents in a 2016 survey of 32 states. But the problem appears to be improving. There were 3 percent fewer homeless individuals past...
Long-delayed efforts to install energy-saving LED bulbs on the city’s 75,000 streetlights pushed forward last month when officials announced they had begun evaluating 11 contractors who applied for the modernization job. But as the D.C. Department of Transportation advances its...
Thursday, Oct. 5 The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 220 South, One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW. Agenda items include concept review of a roof addition at the Metropolitan Club, 1700...
Using funds allocated by the city’s fiscal year 2018 budget, one public library branch per ward will be open on five holidays: Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day and D.C. Emancipation Day. The branches slated...
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities honored local individuals and groups for outstanding achievements in the arts, humanities and creative industries Sept. 14 at the 32nd annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, according to a...

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