This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from April 17 through 23 in local police service areas, sorted by their report dates. Click your PSA to jump to crimes reported in your neighborhood. A...
A helipad planned for George Washington University Hospital advanced last week when Foggy Bottom’s advisory neighborhood commission supported the proposal in a narrow 3-2 vote. A 1987 public nuisance law barred hospitals from building new heliports in D.C.’s residential neighborhoods,...
Friday, Aug. 25 Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Family Fun Day from 4 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the completion of renovations and new facilities at Friendship Recreation Center/Turtle Park,...
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...
Leaders of the Friends of Stead Park group were thrilled to learn last month that Mayor Muriel Bowser allocated $11 million for renovation of the Dupont Circle park’s dilapidated recreation center. But they were less excited when they heard...
The D.C. Public Library closed the Cleveland Park Interim Library at 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW on Saturday in preparation for next month’s debut of the rebuilt Cleveland Park Library. The new library at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW will open Saturday,...
Last week, three months after the Klingle Valley Trail’s long-awaited opening, the park was briefly closed for asphalt repairs caused by a fallen tree. But its problems don’t stop there. Two August storms flooded the trail, indicating a faulty drainage...
D.C. students' standardized-testing performance continued its slow but steady improvement in the 2016-17 school year, based on results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams. The PARCC exams cover mathematics and English language arts, and rate...
Police arrested a Northwest man last week in connection with a homicide that took place Nov. 7 in Brightwood and are looking for a second suspect in the case. Officers responded to reported gunshots in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...

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