The Current’s July 19 issue included an article on the alarm over the decline in the Connecticut Avenue NW corridor between Macomb and Porter streets. Despite the presence of a Metrorail station, restaurants, a well-established commercial history, and such...
We are completely confounded by the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board’s decision to designate the Pepco substation at 5210 Wisconsin Ave. NW a historic landmark . Given the broad opposition from community members and nearby residents, we call on...
The Current’s Oct. 25 editorial “Overprotective preservation” could not be more wrong as it applies to the West Heating Plant. The design of the building must be seen from afar to be appreciated — from my apartment on 26th...
Quieter, healthier alternatives exist to the ubiquitous gas-powered leaf blowers. In addition to noise and pollution risks posed to children, dogs, the elderly, asthmatics and all of us, these machines pose enormous hazards to those who operate them. Now, we...
Dear Editor: While Palisades residents are working hard to get the historic Rose Lees Hardy Elementary School back in the hands of DCPS, our Congressional Delegate is trying to yank school vouchers from the hands of kids who don't have...
President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan provides a much-needed roadmap for ensuring the nation’s transportation systems are prepared to help the economy grow and meet the demands of the 21st century. Now, the president and Congress must come together to help...
I have been following the soap opera of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B’s battle over Safeway’s beer and wine application. I have lived in the Dupont Circle neighborhood for 40-plus years and have never heard anyone complain that there...
I would like to comment on The Current’s Nov. 15 article “Safety fixes eyed for Massachusetts.” There are many issues with the city’s plans for Massachusetts Avenue between Waterside Drive and 20th Street NW that were not discussed...
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...
The Friends of Chevy Chase Circle group is to be commended for matching the funds dribbled out by the National Park Service; however, I don’t believe they should proceed as outlined in The Current’s Aug. 9 article “Northwest parks...

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