The stretch of 49th Street NW between Fulton and Dexter streets closed last week for 12 to 16 weeks of emergency road work, according to the D.C. Department of Transportation. The block-long closure affects all traffic — motorists, bicyclists and...
Students at Marie Reed and Garrison elementaries had a reason to look forward to returning to school last month, when both schools reopened after undergoing multimillion-dollar modernization projects. Project price tags totaled nearly $100 million altogether: Marie Reed’s at 2201...
Recognizing the importance of nurturing the role of our community’s young people as change agents, the Shepherd Park Citizens Association is taking steps to establish a Junior Board. Zewiditu Ruffin will be the adult sponsor, with the first participants...
Two global charter schools — D.C. International and Latin American Montessori Bilingual — celebrated their new locations Sept. 21 with an official ribbon cutting as the first public building at The Parks at Walter Reed. “Our effort to bring Walter...
Fire engines rolled up and down Geranium Street NW on Sunday evening, headed to a fire in the 7300 block of 12th Street. Our neighbor, Ernst Yombo, was able to exit the house and obtain assistance from his next-door...
Georgetown has become the latest neighborhood to join the DC Main Streets program, with a planned focus on attracting and maintaining small businesses along the neighborhood’s Wisconsin Avenue corridor. The Georgetown Main Street group has received a one-year, $175,000 grant...
City Gate, a local nonprofit that aims to help low-income children in the area, will host a Thanksgiving food drive that will accept donations of food and other Thanksgiving items for low-income families. The organization will be accepting items such...
This is a listing of incidents reported to the Metropolitan Police Department from Nov. 13 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 DC Preservation League thinks the house at 3125 Chain Bridge Road NW is a landmark of modernist architecture and belongs on the National Register of Historic Places. Alma Gates doesn’t buy it. “This house is not influential or...
Dear Readers and Friends of the Current Newspapers, As we begin the New Year, we wanted to let you all know, in the interest of stabilizing the company, The Current's Board of Directors has decided to file for Chapter 11...

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