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Our community is rich with nonprofit organizations led by effective and compassionate leaders – many of whom have devoted their lives to this work. One such leader is Sally White, who is celebrating more than 30 years at Iona Senior...
Four years ago, I drove through the District on my way home from two months in Florida, and as a 40-year resident of D.C., I was shocked at the condition of our streets. I assumed it had been a...
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...
For the past year, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G and the Chevy Chase Citizens Association have been soliciting the community’s input on our collective vision for the future of the Chevy Chase Community Center. In numerous meetings, we’ve heard suggestions...
Before developers unsheath their sledgehammers to raze 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW — a large, reasonably attractive, rather youthful structure — how about shaking a leg and rebuilding the American University Park site a mile or so away that once...
The D.C. Street Light Task Force was pleased to see The Current’s front-page Aug. 2 article “Push for LED street lighting sees resistance.” However, we’d like to clarify three points. First, our task force has not opposed the installation of...
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...
I was among about a dozen residents from Citizens for Responsible Development who met on Dec. 4 with Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh to ask her to join us against Valor Development’s current proposal for the former...
Getting “high” is easy here in D.C.’s Northwest. All it takes is a casual stroll to the District’s official highpoint – its highest point of natural elevation – located in Fort Reno Park, a few blocks from the Tenleytown shops...
The sequel to Al Gore’s 2006 documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” is due out this summer. While everyone is concerned worldwide with climate change and global warming, I feel that environmentalism starts at home. With this lovely spring weather I’ve had...

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