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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...
Last July, D.C. zoning administrator Matt LeGrant approved an application to convert a single-family home in Dupont Circle into a four-unit condominium building, allowing a construction permit to be processed seemingly without incident. Since then, though, the 1514 Q St....
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s $13.8 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 — the largest in the city’s history — drew its fair share of strong reactions on both ends of the spectrum when she unveiled it last Tuesday. But...
While the Palisades is a community known for its trees, residents living along a stretch of Potomac Avenue NW are voicing rare opposition to a city tree-planting proposal for their three blocks. Neighbors fear that street trees would obstruct their...
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...
Metro’s bus and rail riders will soon see a set of service changes and fare hikes as part of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s recently approved fiscal year 2018 budget. The changes will go into effect between June...
Controversial plans to redevelop Woodley Park’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and surrounding lawn have become more uncertain, as developer JBG is said to be amid negotiations with a prospective buyer for the site. An as-yet-unknown buyer is currently undergoing a...
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...

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