This is in response to Deborah Barry’s July 19 letter to the editor, “Superfresh project out of character.” The “not in my backyard” argument is as old as the hills we built our cities on. I fully respect that citizens...
Two Viewpoints in the March 14 issue of the Northwest Current addressed the mayor’s proposal for revisions to the Framework Element of the Comprehensive Plan. One piece seemed to imply that planned unit developments (PUDs) are somehow illegitimate or extralegal....
People can disagree, but it is sad when discussion about an issue degenerates into lying about an individual or organization. Jose Miguel Vivanco’s Viewpoint piece in the Feb. 14 Current includes the demonstrably false and defamatory statement that “Public...
Having spent virtually all of my adult life chided by family and friends for my slow driving, it is no surprise that in nearly 30 years behind the wheel I had only been cited once for speeding. However, over the...
Thank you for writing your recent article on the Klingle Valley Trail . I am grateful for the trail, but I have several concerns. When walking Klingle, I was a bit surprised by how the trail crosses the path of...
Recent articles and comments regarding reduction in services and poor performance by the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation officials at various locations here in Northwest Washington are prime indications why construction of an outdoor swimming pool at Hearst...
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...
On Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1:30 p.m., we will gather at the Palisades Community Church for a memorial service for Mat Thorp, a Palisades resident since 1962 and a beloved member of our community. A reception will follow at...
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...

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