In response to calls from community groups, the D.C. Office of Planning has extended the deadline from May 26 to June 23 for submitting proposed amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan. In a release, the Planning Office says it’s already...
One travel lane near and along Grant Circle NW will be closed for the week in order for the D.C. Department of Transportation to conduct a study on traffic conditions in the area. The agency has shut down one lane...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has released legal guidance for city schools to handle immigration issues affecting students and families. The guidelines for teachers, staff and administrators at D.C. public schools and public charter schools aim to “ensure that every...
A West End building seven years in the making opened this month with a brand-new fire station, a squash club and affordable housing at 2233 M St. NW. The project began with the EastBanc firm winning a city solicitation to...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from May 15 through 21 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood. A...
The controversial Meridian International building project on 16th Street drew continued criticism this month from some Historic Preservation Review Board members, who asked developers to shave one story from the proposed 10-story building. The project team returned to the...
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...
The Studio Lab Express is alive and well at the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library during the renovation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, although the new manager of the branch, Melinda MacCall, has called it the...
Murch Elementary School families and our community have a lot to be excited about. The school’s renovation is on track. And both Murch Odyssey of the Mind teams, coached by enrichment teacher Roxanne Bentley, went to the state-level competition,...
The plans for converting the West Heating Plant into a luxury condominium building with a public park to the south were finally presented to the Commission of Fine Arts on May 18. The reaction of the seven board members...

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