As more and more seriously ill people want to spend their final days at home with the people and the pets they love, the team here at The Washington Home & Community Hospices is working earnestly to do all...
In response to Jay Thal’s June 26 letter “Chevy Chase center should serve seniors,” I often wonder why there is no senior citizen center in Ward 3. I have older family members living throughout the District, and all of...
A note about the following sentence in Tom Sherwood’s Notebook in The Current’s June 14 issue: “The District also is the only place we know of where the top prosecutor doesn’t have to live in the jurisdiction he or...
Last week, the Downtown Cluster of Congregations wrote to the National Park Service to request the removal of the statue of Albert Pike at Judiciary Square. Albert Pike served as a brigadier general in the Confederate Army. His actions do...
I’m grateful for The Current’s tenacious coverage of the Army Corps’ ongoing 24-year cleanup of World War I-era munitions and chemical contamination in Northwest Washington. Your Sept. 27 article — “Spring Valley munitions cleanup to scrutinize AU president’s house”...
The D.C. Council has before it a bill to approve the “framework element” – introductory chapter – of the D.C. Comprehensive Plan. In it, the District’s office of planning suggests the city’s population will rise to 1 million by 2045....
As a former D.C. Public Schools teacher and parent of three current D.C. public and public charter school students, it is discouraging to see that many are using the city’s recent, and serious, public education scandals to call on...
The back-and-forth between our neighbors regarding the redevelopment of the Superfresh site has illuminated some of the issues that development proposals often spark, not just in D.C. but in neighborhoods across the country. Change is hard. In this case, I...
Residents in Georgetown and neighboring communities are justifiably disturbed and angered by the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to move the 70-year-old historic northern flight path from Reagan National Airport away from the commercial district of Arlington, Va., and across...
Affordable housing in D.C. is the paramount question! Rent control is the obvious answer! The D.C. Tenants’ Advocacy Coalition believes you can’t have one without the other. It is truly D.C.’s largest affordable housing initiative; it dwarfs all others...

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