Wednesday, May 24 • The D.C. State Board of Education will host a special working session with D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson to discuss ways to collaborate on education priorities. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Room...
A recent lawsuit and “stop work” order have raised further questions about Whole Foods Market’s Glover Park store, which closed abruptly in March after the D.C. Department of Health found repeated evidence of rodents. Although the 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW...
A major Ward 4 building project that was originally scheduled to begin construction in the second quarter of 2017 has been temporarily waylaid by two D.C. Court of Appeals cases amid neighborhood objections to traffic plans for the site. Douglas...
Amid the meticulous effort to preserve the historic Georgetown neighborhood, one of the nation’s oldest black cemeteries has been abandoned there for decades, disappearing amongst rubble and overgrown weeds. But Mount Zion Cemetery, located at 26th Street and Mill Road...
Georgetown resident Skye Bork made history July 1 when she became the first-ever D.C. winner of the national Distinguished Young Women of America scholarship program. The recent National Cathedral School graduate took home $36,500 total to attend Columbia University...
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...
Amid mixed reaction from neighbors over the idea of changing an existing ban on helipads in residential areas, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A (Foggy Bottom, West End) opted to delay consideration of George Washington University Hospital’s proposal to build a...
Workers cleaning up a contaminated Spring Valley property were hospitalized last Wednesday after suffering symptoms of possible chemical exposure, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is overseeing the cleanup effort. In response to the Aug. 9 incident,...
Sheridan School will host a panel discussion next week to highlight the national Schools of Character program, which this spring selected the Van Ness private school as one of 83 honorees nationwide. The nonprofit Character.org bestows the awards to...
Highly anticipated efforts to rehabilitate a deteriorated 6.5-mile stretch of Beach Drive NW and redo parts of Rock Creek Trail are moving forward as the work proceeds north toward the Maryland line. The National Park Service completed the first phase...

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