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Retirement board is financially prudent This is in response to the Feb. 8 letter to the editor “D.C.’s fiscal health is more complicated.” Although, as the headline indicates, the letter was focused on the District’s overall fiscal health, there was a...
Tenley library needs glass roof replaced On Thursday, April 6, I was in the Tenley-Friendship Library during a heavy rainfall. The library staff had set out two rubber trash cans and three wastepaper baskets to catch the rain leaking into...
District needs better contractor monitoring I would like to follow up on Tom Snowden’s recent letter to the editor . I applaud the mayor on the prudent spending increases in the latest budget. But how one spends is as important...
On July 20, a neighborhood working group convened by Rick Murphy of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown, Burleith) met with representatives of the D.C. Public Schools, the D.C. Department of General Services and MCN Build, the general contractor for...
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...
The Current’s Dec. 6 article “Charter aims to consolidate at Kingsbury” is a press release for Latin American Montessori Bilingual, the besmirched public charter school, where two weeks ago a teacher was sentenced to eight years in prison after...
By the Rev. Charles Hoffacker Jeffrey J. Higgins offers the usual libertarian case against the minimum wage , but his argument is neither moral nor realistic. Moreover, his critique of the minimum wage soon slips into an attack on government...
Efforts to build a public outdoor pool in Ward 3 for summer family recreation have been ongoing for years. Neighbors in every location that has been suggested have successfully resisted having this pool built in their community. Now we’re down...
We write regarding The Current’s Oct. 18 article concerning the proposed Sunrise Assisted Living-Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church development at 3920 Alton Place NW. Having spoken to a large number of neighbors impacted by the Sunrise project, we are writing...
In response to The Current’s June 28 editorial “Burdensome preschool regulations merit further review,” the Office of the State Superintendent of Education would like to clarify the process by which the regulations were developed and the impact of a...

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