We are Gwyneth Field, Elijah Weissman and Sabrina Kestnbaum-Cook. We are seventh graders at Sheridan School in Washington, DC.  We are athletes, club members and hard-working students. Although we are just 12 and 13 years old, we already know...
Something is wrong at various D.C. playing fields, and the officials in charge have been reluctant to even say where. About a month ago, news trickled out anecdotally that the D.C. Department of General Services, which is responsible for the...
Seven years ago, barely half the high school students receiving a public education in the District were graduating within four years. According to data released last week from the 2016-17 school year, those numbers have steadily improved to nearly...
We live in a dangerous world. It’s worth saying again. We live in a dangerous world. But, really, a spit of a sidewalk is too dangerous to keep open to the public? We’re referring to the sidewalk on the south side of the...
In a city with a surging population and no room to expand its roads, it’s a given that we need a strong public transportation system. And in a neighborhood that lacks a Metro station, it’s also a given that...
As a longtime Georgetowner, I want to protest residents who appear to have no respect for what we have here. Are they really so oblivious that they think it it’s just fine to put a large clunky addition on...
Two seemingly unrelated items in the Jan. 17 issue caught my eye. A story on page one revealed that D.C. water bills are likely to rise to pay for the $2.6 billion water storage tunnels. According to the article, the...
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...
As residents and investors renovate swaths of the District’s housing stock — particularly in dense, high-demand neighborhoods — dumpsters regularly sit on the street awaiting construction debris. In response to community requests, the D.C. Department of Transportation has introduced new...
It was wonderful to read in The Current’s June 7 issue about Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh including $75,000 in the budget for a senior program manager at the Chevy Chase Community Center. On behalf of all the...

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