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Burleith residents are considering the possibility of requesting new custom zoning to help manage rapid development in the neighborhood. The Burleith Citizens Association began preliminary discussions by inviting local experts to discuss zoning options with the community last month. Joel Lawson...
In just his first season of varsity basketball, Georgetown Day’s Jordan Rayford is quickly making a name for himself. The freshman continued to make his DC presence known in a home contest with St. Anselm’s Abbey on Jan. 19 by...
By ELLIDA PARKER AND MAYA WILSON Wilson Beacon (Wilson High Newspaper) Principal Kimberly Martin remembers eagerly awaiting the first day of school in 2015. She was new to Wilson and was thrilled by the prospect of working in a diverse community...
by DAVIS KENNEDY St. Thomas Episcopal Parish and developer CAS Riegler have reached a settlement with civic organizations over a partially completed construction project that includes a 51-unit residential building and a new church, ending a financially damaging stalemate. The lot...
By: Amanda Menas Dora Currea, an immigrant from South America and former international development professional, is running against incumbent Ruth Wattenberg for the Board of Education seat in Ward 3. While the two candidates agree on most issues when advocating...
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...
When Brian Hart helped furnish the apartment of Shantie Morgan Palmer, a homeless mother of seven, he immediately knew this would be his life’s work. “In that move, I realized how important this is, the powerful impact it can have...
Sidwell Friends School has elected to delay and revise its plans to consolidate all of its grades on Wisconsin Avenue NW. The private school currently has two campuses: a middle and upper school at 3825 Wisconsin Avenue NW, serving fifth...
A pair of Petworth traffic circles are under consideration for modifications as the D.C. Department of Transportation works to identify safety measures that won’t cause excessive traffic congestion. Grant and Sherman circles have wide travel lanes and high traffic...
The McLean Gardens condo complex celebrated its 75th anniversary on Sunday with a festival and series of talks on the history of the area. The Sept. 24 event included speeches by Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, Ward...

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