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Parents at Eaton Elementary remain concerned that a new family homeless shelter will overwhelm their already crowded school, but Eaton’s principal said the school can handle it. The city is planning to construct short-term housing at 3320 Idaho Ave. NW,...
In an effort to reduce storm-induced combined sewer overflows, the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is accelerating its Downspout Disconnection Program this month for portions of Glover Park, Burleith and Georgetown. The work is free and voluntary for single-family as...
A series of changes under consideration for the DC Circulator bus network would affect two Northwest lines — eliminating Wisconsin Avenue service north of M Street NW, and running for the first time along U Street NW to Howard...
Long-sought renovations to Ward 4’s West Education Campus are due to begin soon, after the D.C. Council adopted a capital budget last week that provides $78.5 million in funding over the next four fiscal years. The 1970s-era building at 1338...
This year’s budget process was less heated than in previous years, D.C. Council members agree. But big points of contention still arose before the council approved the fiscal year 2018 budget last Tuesday, including a dispute over tax cuts...
While a five-story condo project next to the “Exorcist Steps” in Georgetown trudged through the design review process last week, neighbors described a potential horror scenario that construction could bring: a landslide for homes directly uphill. Half a dozen residents...
It’s not often an elementary or middle school has a gay-straight student alliance. But the Sheridan School in Van Ness is committed to diversity — and that includes sexual orientation. The alliance is among the reasons Sheridan was honored as...
The Cleveland Park commercial district is on tap for a host of safety, aesthetic and environmental upgrades, as the D.C. Department of Transportation works to redesign potentially dangerous intersections — including the local service lane — and improve drainage. The...
For the first quarter century of his life, now-Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd attended the same church in North Brentwood, Md., nearly every Sunday. But in 2010, a friend recommended that he check out the services at...
Sanah Hutchins, 7, clutched her new plaque to her chest. Her father knelt down to her level and extended his hand, hoping to read the inscription on the front. But Hutchins held firm. “Mine!” she said. It’s easy to see why...

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