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After complaining for more than a year about problems associated with the renovation project at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, neighbors are now looking toward more decisive action. Residents who live near the Burleith campus at 35th and R...
Amid complaints about gas meter installations across the city, including in designated historic districts, Washington Gas is pushing back against calls for additional oversight of such projects. The D.C. Office of the People’s Counsel, which represents ratepayers in matters related...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D debated how to allocate its roughly $20,000 budget for nearly two hours at its April 5 meeting, exposing fault lines between newer commissioners who want to shift the body’s priorities and longtime members. ANC 3D includes...
Last week, after spending two days examining trees in Georgetown for signs of gas leak-related decline, natural gas industry veteran Bob Ackley recorded 40 to 60 leaks in Georgetown and “many dying trees.” Ackley has claimed a connection between gas...
The United States was hit with two hurricanes this month: Texas’ Harvey and Florida’s Irma. With many hospitals sitting in the path of the storms, officials were forced to evacuate hundreds of patients. The quickest way to get a patient...
The National Park Service is in the early stages of planning a long-term rehabilitation and development project at the Rock Creek Nature Center and Horse Center complex. The project also includes the center’s planetarium, along with picnic areas and a...
The Washington Canoe Club has stood at 3700 Water St. NW in Georgetown since 1905, with several additions expanding its footprint over the decades. In 1991, the National Park Service-owned site earned distinction as a historic landmark. But since 2010,...
Nearly two months into the job, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson has begun preparations for the school system’s new five-year strategic plan, including hosting community meetings to solicit parent and teacher feedback. At a Ward 4 meeting last Thursday,...
Long-gestating plans to redevelop the dormant West Heating Plant industrial site in Georgetown for residential use hit another snag last Thursday, when the Old Georgetown Board advised the project team to revise its design proposal with a closer eye...
A long-running legal saga involving ownership of The Rittenhouse apartments in Brightwood remains much farther from a conclusion than residents had hoped. In the latest step, a judge agreed last month to take a stab at settling the most recent dispute....

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