The DC Preservation League continues its purposeless efforts to preserve the crumbling West Heating Plant eyesore. At the time of its construction, the West Heating Plant design was deemed “minimalist” and “utilitarian” — polite media words indicating a design reflecting...
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...
By Karl A. Racine The new report from Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh regarding a politically connected city contractor and the District’s Department of General Services has again raised concerns among many District residents about the influence of...
How could D.C. officials be so “un-regional” that they won’t support a regional tax to fund the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s deferred Metrorail capital needs? Indeed, an Aug. 27 editorial in The Washington Post labels our position a “death...
By Spring Valley-Wesley Heights Citizens Association officers and other community members After a dispute over a 10 percent spike in American University’s undergraduate enrollment that violated its campus plan agreement with the D.C. Zoning Commission, the university entered into a...
The mayor has submitted to the D.C. Council an initial batch of amendments to the District’s current Comprehensive Plan, which dates from 2006. They’re attracting intense public scrutiny, in part because the mayor has made no secret of her...
Fourteen years ago, Pathways to Housing DC introduced a new approach to ending chronic homelessness in Washington, D.C. – a problem that for decades seemed intractable. At that time, few in our area had heard of “housing first” or...
By Richard O. Davis For more than 127 years, Sibley has been here caring for the health and well-being of our neighbors and the community at large. Now, as a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, we are expanding our legacy...
Regarding The Current’s July 26 article on the proposed mixed-use development of the Superfresh site, the purported scaleback by the developer is nothing more than a smaller supermarket. Otherwise, the six-story project remains the same. I am personally not convinced...
Thank you for covering the Cadets vs. Moose summer baseball championship game in The Current . Reading the article reminded me that summer sports are not dead and that local sports matter. The article was well-written and thoughtful, and...

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