Concerns are growing among parents in our association’s area about Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposed 2017-18 budget for the District’s public schools. As the number of students has grown, the mayor’s proposed rate of spending per pupil has not kept...
Shepherd Elementary School has been a busy place! Two weeks ago the PTA held its Spring Soiree at the school. It was a big success with good food and merriment, while also raising funds for school programs. Madame Koutouan Gadie...
Residents of Georgetown and adjacent communities have not experienced noticeable reductions in aircraft noise created by northern departures from Reagan National since the spring of 2015. The roundtable discussions at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority have not yet reached...
The D.C. government is preparing to replace the playground surfaces in Lafayette and Kalorama playgrounds following months of complaints that the wood chip play areas don’t meet Americans With Disabilities Act standards for wheelchair accessibility. In Chevy Chase, the D.C....
After complaining for more than a year about problems associated with the renovation project at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, neighbors are now looking toward more decisive action. Residents who live near the Burleith campus at 35th and R...
The Sunoco service station at 22nd and P streets NW in Dupont Circle has been closed since January, to the chagrin of the surrounding neighborhood and officials such as Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans. New York-based developer...
Plans to convert part of the Carnegie Library building downtown to an Apple Store drew enthusiastic support from neighbors and community leaders on Monday night, marking a win in the first step of a lengthy regulatory process for the...
A group of residents living near the intersection of Loughboro Road and Dalecarlia Parkway NW have complained for nearly three years about an onslaught of drivers using their quiet residential streets to avoid a stoplight at that corner. Now,...
Developers and city officials last month marked the groundbreaking of The Parks at Walter Reed, the massive mixed-use project slated to take over the former Army medical campus. The April 24 ceremony featured Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 D.C. Council...
Developers of the West Heating Plant site are pursuing review of their proposed luxury condo building by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, despite opposition from the Old Georgetown Board. The long-planned project at 29th and K streets NW calls...

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