Long-gestating plans to redevelop the dormant West Heating Plant industrial site in Georgetown for residential use hit another snag last Thursday, when the Old Georgetown Board advised the project team to revise its design proposal with a closer eye...
When Randy Downs was elected to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B (Dupont Circle) in November, he realized he suddenly had more power to act on a change he’d long envisioned for his neighborhood. Downs has watched with envy in recent years...
More than $100,000 in campaign contributions to Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd have inadequate documentation that leave their sources in question, according to a scathing audit released last Friday. District auditors found that Todd’s 2015 campaign committee did...
Thursday, April 13 ■ New D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will meet with the Ward 1 community from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia Heights Educational Campus, 3101 16th St. NW. The discussion will focus on setting priorities for...
D.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the 2009 disappearance of Brightwood resident Pamela Butler, charging Jose Rodriguez Cruz with premeditated first-degree murder. A death certificate was issued for Butler last July, more than seven years after the...
The Quiet Skies Caucus of Congress is pressing for the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct an “expedited review” of its noise standards and undertake new health studies on the impact of airplane and helicopter noise. The caucus, co-chaired by D.C....
City officials this week celebrated the groundbreaking for the $19.7 million replacement for the 1950s-era Cleveland Park Library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. The new library is expected to open in 2018 with new meeting spaces, outdoor reading areas, private...
A Fannie Mae office building near the University of the District of Columbia could become student housing, with talks underway now between university officials and the building’s new owner. Fannie Mae sold its 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW building for $24.8...
Mayor Muriel Bowser spent much of her 51-minute State of the District address on Thursday speaking to citywide concerns: rising costs for housing, inequalities in education and failures of infrastructure. But she also made room for several issues specific to...
Many District streets are in poor condition and communication with residents has been spotty of late, D.C. Department of Transportation director Leif Dormsjo acknowledged in a recent D.C. Council hearing. However, the director said his agency has plans to...

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