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...
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...
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...
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...
Wardman Tower was not simply modernized on the interior, as The Current reports . The magnificent floor plans and details have been obliterated. The 1928 building was designed by Mihran Mesrobian — Harry Wardman’s best architect and one of the...
Libraries were once a sacred secular space of silence and reverence - a place where one automatically lowered one’s voice. As a direct heir to the enlightenment, the establishment of libraries was a testament to the self-evident integrity of mankind,...
By WENDELL BERRY Because I was born in the middle of the Depression of the 1930s, I am a child of the New Deal. Because I was born to a farming family in Henry County, Kent., I am in particular...
I’d like to respond to Mary Bienvenue’s July 12 letter to the editor, “Recent front-page photo was inappropriate.” When I looked back to the June 28 issue, I was initially perplexed as to what the problem was; our opinions of...
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...
After reading your editorial in the 12/20 edition, I would like to add Foxhall/Palisades to the list of poorly served neighborhoods. Packages are shown as delivered even if they haven’t been (Amazon is very well aware of the problem)...

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