The Current is to be commended for shining a bright light on the issue of abandoned foreign mission property in D.C.  . If not for the earlier piece, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton might not have requested a meeting...
Your history of McLean Gardens in connection with its 75th anniversary celebration in your Sept. 27 issue was interesting and informative. However, it failed to include an aspect of that history that some may prefer to remain untold. In the...
If the excessive costs and the faux outrage expressed by D.C. Council members in response to the modernization at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts weren’t bad enough , the revelation that the school repair budget has exploded...
When assessing recycled rubber infill for synthetic turf fields, it is critical to understand that potential health effects from any chemicals in the rubber have been studied extensively . The best available science indicates that there is no reason...
As we watch District students start a new school year, we wonder how many of them would be doing better in school if they had received high-quality early care and education. How many of them are struggling against deficits...
As a longtime Georgetowner, I want to protest residents who appear to have no respect for what we have here. Are they really so oblivious that they think it it’s just fine to put a large clunky addition on...
I have been following the soap opera of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B’s battle over Safeway’s beer and wine application. I have lived in the Dupont Circle neighborhood for 40-plus years and have never heard anyone complain that there...
As residents of the Foggy Bottom Historic District, we are opposed to the proposed installation and operation of a helipad on the roof of George Washington University Hospital. Although the safety and noise issues raised by many others are extremely...
In his Sept. 20 Viewpoint, David Schwartzman favors raising D.C. income taxes so that “those profiting most from Metro pay their fair share.” He then refers specifically to “those with larger businesses and wealthy residents.” But they are not, as...
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson’s Viewpoint in the Sept. 6 issue of The Current advocates for a regional sales tax, claiming it is “uniform approach — borne equally by everybody.” I take this to mean only that everyone would...

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