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By ROBERT BETTEMANN The St. John’s College High School girls basketball team secured the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) tournament with a convincing 55-49 victory over Bishop McNamara on Feb. 19. Bishop McNamara will enter...
The fourth annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk & Run in memory of Peter Hoffman will take place on April 14 at the Sligo-Dennis Avenue Park in Silver Spring. The event is organized by Hoffman’s family, in partnership with the Oral...
By: Carlo Massimo The Roman historian Appian tells us that in 133 BC, Tiberius Gracchus proposed a law that would reduce the property a Roman could own. And that law would hand over the confiscated land to the poor. Eighteen of...
Drivers in Sheridan-Kalorama will begin seeing “resident-only” parking on their neighborhood streets as soon as this weekend — a rare step that responds to recent security-related parking pressures associated with the area’s new high-profile residents: the Obamas and Ivanka...
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,...
Plans for the Apple Store takeover of the Carnegie Library have sailed through numerous regulatory reviews in recent weeks with hardly any objection, culminating last Thursday in approval from city preservation officials. Apple plans to begin a year of construction...
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...
The University of the District of Columbia is continuing to pursue an effort to lease student housing in a building near its Van Ness campus, school officials told residents at a recent community meeting. Amid ongoing negotiations with Bernstein Management...
While the city is pushing ahead with plans to restore Hearst Park and build an outdoor pool where tennis courts are now located, community leaders continue to urge the city to take a closer look at the plans. The project’s...
A request to designate Pepco’s Friendship Heights substation as a historic landmark is facing opposition from the local advisory neighborhood commission, which says the designation is unnecessary and would endanger ongoing renovations. The Tenleytown Historical Society and the Art Deco...

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