I’m grateful for The Current’s tenacious coverage of the Army Corps’ ongoing 24-year cleanup of World War I-era munitions and chemical contamination in Northwest Washington. Your Sept. 27 article — “Spring Valley munitions cleanup to scrutinize AU president’s house”...
The Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church has been part of Tenleytown for over a century and wants to remain at its current site on Tenley Circle NW. As a house of worship, it also has for years quietly provided English...
We write regarding The Current’s Oct. 18 article concerning the proposed Sunrise Assisted Living-Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church development at 3920 Alton Place NW. Having spoken to a large number of neighbors impacted by the Sunrise project, we are writing...
Your history of McLean Gardens in connection with its 75th anniversary celebration in your Sept. 27 issue was interesting and informative. However, it failed to include an aspect of that history that some may prefer to remain untold. In the...
Retirement board is financially prudent This is in response to the Feb. 8 letter to the editor “D.C.’s fiscal health is more complicated.” Although, as the headline indicates, the letter was focused on the District’s overall fiscal health, there was a...
Want to insult older adults? Definitely disparage “adult day care centers.” Earlier this month, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., tweeted: “It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center.” His intended target may have been President Donald...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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