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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...
Maret School is asking the city to take away a years-old provision that requires the school to conduct an annual traffic report. In a recent filing with the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the school reports that traffic levels in recent...
After months of dispute regarding the crash-prone intersection of Reno Road with 39th and Ingomar streets NW, the D.C. Department of Transportation is moving forward with its controversial solution to the safety issues there. The project, due to be implemented...
The District has quietly scrapped five years of planning to house a special education program at the vacant Stevens School, a reversal that frustrated both program leaders and community members. Ivymount School, a Rockville-based nonprofit that provides special education services,...
The District hopes to install a contraflow bus lane along nearly a mile of H Street NW near the White House, but complications with loading areas are threatening to kill plans. The D.C. Department of Transportation unveiled final proposals last...
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...
Plans to curtail the Chevy Chase Community Center’s hours, shifting its closing time from 10 to 9 p.m, attracted strong community opposition at Monday’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase). “I’ve seen no one come out and say:...
Instructors and students at Guy Mason Recreation Center are facing confusion over whether several long-established programs can resume. Last week, the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation sent a four-sentence email to dozens of participants. Citing “contract procurement difficulties,”...
The Balducci’s chain of premium grocery stores will open its only D.C. location at the Ladybird, a mixed-use development proposed for the Spring Valley Superfresh site, the project team announced last week. The news attracted fresh criticism about the...

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