New police boundaries now in effect On Thursday, January 10th, MPD’s new police district and police service area boundaries went into effect.  One the past nine months, MPD evaluated boundaries established in 2012, taking into account current workload, anticipated population...
ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. For details, visit anc1b.org. ANC 1C Adams Morgan The commission will meet...
ANC 3B - Glover Park, Cathedral Heights At the Feb. 14 meeting: * New Second District Metropolitan Police Dept. Commander Duncan Bedlion, a George Washington University graduate who has worked throughout the city for the police department, said the area's...
By DAVIS KENNEDY A Georgetown University history professor described to members of the Georgetown Citizens Association how the university financed itself by selling 272 slaves in 1838 and how continues to affect the institution today. “This was not a hidden history,”...
By: Amanda Menas During the Mother Earth Project's 'Parachutes for the Planet' Exhibition at Georgetown Waterfront Park, 28 U.S. states, 30 countries, and six continents were represented. The Mother Earth Project encourages communities to create several 'Parachutes for the Planet'...
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...
The much-anticipated redevelopment of the Fannie Mae headquarters at 3900 Wisconsin Ave. NW will be anchored by the District’s first Wegmans supermarket, the project team announced this week. Other details are also emerging on plans for a robust project with...
The long-anticipated expansion of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will be the topic at a Zoning Commission hearing next week amid broad support for the ambitious plans. The hospital’s new medical/surgical pavilion would cover about 450,000 square feet of the 3800...
An ongoing dispute over new preschool regulations spilled into public view last week, as protesters waved handwritten signs and blared gospel music on Freedom Plaza across from the Wilson Building. Late last year, the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent...
In the weeks following unexpected cuts to the DC Streetcar’s expansion budget — which the D.C. Council adopted earlier this month — some Ward 2 community leaders have begun criticizing the last-minute change. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson stripped more than...

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