Home News Top Stories

Top Stories

In-depth local news stories

The administration of Mayor Muriel Bowser currently favors a public education use for the future of the now-vacant Stevens School in the West End, according to Bowser’s Ward 2 liaison Richard Livingstone. The city is pursuing a new education provider...
Frustrated by what they saw as an underfunded education budget, D.C. Council members cobbled together $11.5 million to add funding for city public schools. But advocates are worried that Wilson High School won’t see any of that money, despite three...
The District of Columbia State Athletic Association recently announced its All-State basketball teams. The teams were selected by voting among the coaches. GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Azzi Fudd, St. John's. FIRST TEAM: Nalani Lyde, Sidwell Friends; Tatyana Seymour, Bell; Ellie...
Planned “micro unit” apartments in Shaw’s Blagden Alley will have parking after all, after the D.C. Court of Appeals reversed an approval of designs that included no spaces for cars. Developer Saul Urban, previously known as SB-Urban, won approval in...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
Cleveland Park residents, alarmed over the neighborhood’s vitality after the shuttering of two Connecticut Avenue NW restaurants, packed a D.C. Council roundtable last Wednesday to discuss what’s ailing the commercial strip. Planning experts and business owners pushed for greater collaboration...
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has reintroduced legislation for DC Statehood, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51). Norton has introduced similar bills in every Congress for years, but this time, the measure has new momentum. Norton introduced H.R....
Workers cleaning up a contaminated Spring Valley property were hospitalized last Wednesday after suffering symptoms of possible chemical exposure, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is overseeing the cleanup effort. In response to the Aug. 9 incident,...
Tenleytown could get a new sit-down restaurant as part of an upcoming development at 4620 Wisconsin Ave. NW, but after considerable back-and-forth with developers, some community members remain unsatisfied with the proposed building height and community benefits package. Urban Investment...
Cleveland Park preservationists celebrated a victory Monday afternoon, after successfully pressuring AMC Theatres to back down from its plan to remove the historic “Uptown” sign from its iconic single-screen movie theater. After a resident learned of the proposal to remove...

Top Stories