I live in Georgetown, in a small house. Last fall, D.C. implemented new zoning regulations governing house sizes to protect people like me from being swamped by our neighbors’ desire to build hulking additions. In theory, my neighbor can’t add...
In his Sept. 20 Viewpoint, David Schwartzman favors raising D.C. income taxes so that “those profiting most from Metro pay their fair share.” He then refers specifically to “those with larger businesses and wealthy residents.” But they are not, as...
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...
Mayor Bowser needs to pay teachers what they're due I was raised in a strong union household in Bergen County, N.J. Both my parents were teachers and members of the statewide union, the New Jersey Education Association, and both were...
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...
The “Speed cameras set up to entrap drivers” letter writer bemoans the fact that he was served five (uncontested) speeding tickets in 18 months because of strategically placed speed cameras set to “entrap” drivers. My suggestion to this driver...
By Edward Cowan The District government is exploring the feasibility of establishing a “public bank” that would be owned by the city and tasked with lending for “unmet needs.” This little-noticed initiative to put municipal government into the banking business has...
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...
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...

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