Ann Heuer’s May 17 Viewpoint concerning open government in D.C. reminds me of Florida’s “Sunshine” law, which requires that all meetings of decision-making or advisory public entries must be noticed and open to the public (with exceptions for such...
Mayor’s school funds fall far short of need The Current’s April 26 article on its interview with Mayor Muriel Bowser quotes her as saying: “I don’t want you to characterize it like the schools are being starved. They get a...
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...
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...
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...
The Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church and Sunrise Senior Living project on Tenley Circle will be a meaningful new addition to the community. This new building will fulfill two important missions — to provide for the ongoing religious and spiritual...
In exhorting the city to make the Lafayette playground Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant, The Current’s May 24 editorial implied that Engineered Wood Fiber is not an ADA-compliant surface. This is not the case. Engineered Wood Fiber can be a...
In his May 24 letter to the editor, D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation director Keith Anderson says his agency “conducted an assessment of available District-owned land … and the conclusion remains that Hearst Park is the most suitable...
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...
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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