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Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D debated how to allocate its roughly $20,000 budget for nearly two hours at its April 5 meeting, exposing fault lines between newer commissioners who want to shift the body’s priorities and longtime members. ANC 3D includes...
Metro’s bus and rail riders will soon see a set of service changes and fare hikes as part of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s recently approved fiscal year 2018 budget. The changes will go into effect between June...
The controversial Meridian International building project on 16th Street drew continued criticism this month from some Historic Preservation Review Board members, who asked developers to shave one story from the proposed 10-story building. The project team returned to the...
Plans to add a new science building at the Washington International School have been shot down once again, leaving the school pondering various unpalatable options. The school has been trying since 2015 to expand its science facilities at the 3100...
Cleveland Park residents, alarmed over the neighborhood’s vitality after the shuttering of two Connecticut Avenue NW restaurants, packed a D.C. Council roundtable last Wednesday to discuss what’s ailing the commercial strip. Planning experts and business owners pushed for greater collaboration...
The first phase of the Beach Drive reconstruction project has concluded, and the newly refinished stretch of roadway from Rock Creek Parkway to Tilden Street and Park Road NW is scheduled to open fully by the end of August....
A member of Dupont Circle’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B was censured by his colleagues last Wednesday for what his fellow commissioners called “discriminatory and disrespectful behavior.” In a resolution that passed 5-1, ANC 2B said that commissioner Nick DelleDonne had...
A two-way protected bike lane is slated for a stretch of 17th Street NW in Dupont Circle, which would replace a current southbound-only bicycle lane on the street and reduce the number of automobile lanes. The D.C. Department of Transportation’s...
Georgetown Day School’s plans to expand its Tenleytown campus won a key endorsement last week, as the local advisory neighborhood commission signed off on a compromise regarding the school’s anticipated traffic volume. The decision by ANC 3E (Friendship Heights, Tenleytown)...
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...

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