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Plans to demolish an 1870s row house and construct a modern new condo building in its place have won Historic Preservation Review Board approval, despite community objections to the 1312 13th St. NW project. The four-story building had been...
Frustrated by what they saw as an underfunded education budget, D.C. Council members cobbled together $11.5 million to add funding for city public schools. But advocates are worried that Wilson High School won’t see any of that money, despite three...
Mayor Muriel Bowser is likely to spend much of the next two months wrangling with the D.C. Council over her proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. But other pursuits will occupy her time as well — including a long-sought agreement...
Following the loss of two large street trees in Chevy Chase, a city arborist is placing the blame on inadequate maintenance and political pressure to allow an ecologically risky driveway. The trees are located outside 5333 Connecticut Ave. NW, where...
By: Current News Staff Writer The chief operating officer of the University of the District of Columbia told the local advisory neighborhood commission the university hopes to purchase the building at 4250 Connecticut Ave. If acquired it has a three-year...
Homelessness remains a problem in the District of Columbia, and is “probably the most challenging issue D.C. faces,” according to Council member Jack Evans. During a Feb. 6 town hall meeting on homelessness, government officials and leaders from local homeless...
The D.C. Department of Transportation says work is nearly complete on the monthslong project to reconstruct 49th and Fulton streets NW after a sinkhole forced the intersection’s closure last year. In a report at Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D’s June 6...
These are the days when outdoor living comes into its own. That is assuming, of course, that the weather cooperates. The stone farmhouse at 4608 Davenport St. NW offers extensive living and entertaining space inside and out, graced with spacious rooms...
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...

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