When the government does something to benefit a campaign donor, any explanation or justification — even a wholly logical one — comes under a cloud of suspicion. Accordingly, we’ve followed with concern the saga of Fort Myer Construction and its...
On July 20, a neighborhood working group convened by Rick Murphy of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown, Burleith) met with representatives of the D.C. Public Schools, the D.C. Department of General Services and MCN Build, the general contractor for...
This past Saturday, your Notebook biked a few minutes to Arena Stage for the theater’s Community Day. A long line of people — in good spirits despite the long line — was waiting to get into Arena Stage's costume sale....
The Current is to be commended for shining a bright light on the issue of abandoned foreign mission property in D.C.  . If not for the earlier piece, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton might not have requested a meeting...
Thank you for writing your recent article on the Klingle Valley Trail . I am grateful for the trail, but I have several concerns. When walking Klingle, I was a bit surprised by how the trail crosses the path of...
It is interesting that D.C. Public Library executive director Richard Reyes-Gavilan appears to consider the private-public development of the new library to be such a success . Your article quotes him as saying, “We get the space at very...
For mayor Though Mayor Muriel Bowser does not face any viable challengers in next week’s Democratic primary, she will have to face several major issues if she wins a second term come November. Key among them are controlling crime, keeping...
The District is filled with parkland, with a host of recreational amenities and natural settings available within the city limits. Our good fortune is underscored in an April report by the Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park...
The District’s millionaires are laughing all the way to the bank. Did you know that the D.C. Council just gave them a special tax break? In this year’s budget, members voted to keep an inheritance tax cut that will raise...
The Current’s July 26 article “D.C. arborist reports pressure on driveway” regarding the demise of two large street trees resulting from the construction last summer of the circular driveway by Cafritz Enterprises at 5333 Connecticut Ave. NW raises many...

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