by Kate Harrington On February 2, 2019, a small group of witnesses at All Souls Episcopal Church attended the induction of the first District all-girl troop of Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Troop 248 is comprised of twenty girls, ranging...
by Current News Staff Writer While many states ended their health care open enrollment at the end of December, the District is one of a handful of places that extends its open enrollment period through the end of January...
At the commission's Jan. 28 meeting: * All commissioners were re-elected in the 20018 election. The commission re-elected Randy Speck as its chair, Christopher Fromboluti its vice-chair and Chanda Garfield its treasurer. Abraham Clayman was elected secretary, replacing Rebecca Maydak.  *...
Free DC Circulator rides through February All rides on the DC Circulator will be free until February 28, 2019 as part of the Mayor’s Fair Shot February initiative. “We’re kicking off Fair Shot February by making it easier for...
The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District’s 6th annual Golden Haiku competition is ending February 4, but submissions are still being accepted.  Aspiring poets from around the globe are invited to write and submit up to three contemporary haiku to be judged...
by Davis Kennedy Washington Hebrew Congregation, at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Macomb Street, hosted well over 500 volunteers who prepared food and clothing packages for the homeless during the morning of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The volunteers came...
Chinatown/Penn Quarter announce new parking meter rates Beginning Tuesday, January 22nd, the District Department of Transportation began implementation of a new parking meter rate schedule in the Chinatown and Penn Quarter neighborhoods.  This is the seventh parking meter rate adjustment...
At the commission's Jan. 23 meeting: * Jeff Nestler replaced Ellen Goldstein, who did not run for re-election. Professionally, Nestler is an attorney with the prosecutor's office. He was elected by the commission as Vice Chairperson/Treasurer. David Bender was re-elected...
The country sees the effects of the partial government shutdown in so many ways: stories of individuals working without compensation or furloughed and unable to make mortgage and rent payments; in parks and museums unavailable to the public; or...
The District Council voted 11-2 to override Mayor Muriel Bowser’s veto of B22-0408 Fare Evasion Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2018 this week.  Phil Mendelson and Jack Evans, who voted against the bill originally, remained the only Councilmembers not in...

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