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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...
More than $100,000 in campaign contributions to Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd have inadequate documentation that leave their sources in question, according to a scathing audit released last Friday. District auditors found that Todd’s 2015 campaign committee did...
Five key “gateways” to Georgetown could see upgraded surroundings next year as part of the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s ongoing effort to redesign areas that currently create underwhelming first impressions of the historic neighborhood. The business group has hired design...
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...
By Anshu Siripurapu, Current Correspondent “Forty percent of the food we produce in this country goes to waste,” Ward 3 Council member Mary M. Cheh said at a recent public hearing, where members of the D.C. Council heard testimony in...
The long-gestating Stevens School rehabilitation and development project in the West End remains in turmoil, as the special-needs education program Ivymount is now unsure whether the city will continue to fund its involvement. Three developers, led by Akridge, have been...
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,...
Last week, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s State of the District address focused on themes of reducing inequality and ramping up public safety. On Tuesday morning, she presented a $13.8 billion budget proposal that includes major allocations targeting those same areas,...
The city’s planned Ward 3 emergency family shelter won unanimous D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment approval last Wednesday, with members rejecting opponents’ concerns about the proposed height and other impacts. The District intends to construct a six-story, 50-unit facility next...
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...

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