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After years of neglect, renovations are in the works for two storied District relics — Franklin School and the adjacent Franklin Square park. The vacant Franklin School, located at 13th and K streets NW, is set to become a museum,...
Fifty years ago this Thursday, the first edition of The Current arrived at some 10,000 homes across a section of Northwest D.C. The paper was called The Potomac Current back then, and it was centered around the MacArthur Boulevard corridor...
By BENJAMIN KORN and ELLIDA PARKER Wilson Beacon (Wilson High School Newspaper) Former Wilson students at universities around the country benefit from the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG), which provides financial aid for D.C. residents at public colleges. To Mykia Washington, the...
A bill currently before the D.C. Council would create an office and commission of nightlife, a centralized group that would oversee the District’s after-hours scene. As proposed by Ward 4 Council member Brandon Todd, the new Office of Nightlife that...
A contractor for DC Water plans to seek an after-hours permit for a portion of its water main replacement project on a frequently congested stretch of 18th Street downtown, averting community concerns that the work would further snarl rush-hour...
When the D.C. Council reconvenes next week after its summer recess, members will be entering the Wilson Building with a crowded agenda. The council faces consideration of a new teacher’s contract; review of the recently approved paid family leave...
Synthetic fields at 16 D.C. public parks and schools were abruptly shuttered last month after failing tests to measure shock absorption, officials said last Wednesday after months of silence on the issue. The issue began in March and April of...
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...
By: Meghan Sorensen On Tuesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser became the first mayor to win a re-election in D.C. since 2002. She’s also the first female mayor to be re-elected, collecting an eye-popping 162,199 votes. Runner-up Ann Wilcox only amassed 19,979...
By Kathleen J. Bryan, Current Correspondent Nearly two years after Chevy Chase community leaders began pushing for a bench to honor the passing of neighborhood resident Julian Bond, the civil rights icon and former NAACP chairman has his memorial at...

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