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ANC 6A Report

Something’s Happening at the R.L. Christian Library

Sometimes the action is not at the ANC meeting. Occasionally, the important stuff takes place at hearing or a committee meeting and it ends up being ratified, rather than discussed by the ANC. That’s the case with a new project taking shape at the site of the small yellow former R.L. Christian Library on H Street, where plans are afoot for a mixed-use retail/residential project being actively promoted by the office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED).

ANC 6C Report

Election Results

New Commissioners: Daniele Schiffman 6C01/Mark Eckenwiler 6C04/Mark Kazmierczak 6C05

Nonreturning Commissioners: Dixon to 6E06/Silver retiring/Wilsey to 2C03/Crews retiring/Richardson retiring

Rock and Roll Marathon

ANC 6B Report

What’s With the Slab?

A Sweater as Bright as Spring

E on DC

What’s Happening to Our Public Schools?

School Closings

What The Fiscal Cliff—Or Slope—Means for Local DC

The Numbers

Going over the “fiscal cliff” is the talk of Washington right now, but what will stepping over that brink mean for local DC?

Brown Goes Down, Ward 6 A Player in His Defeat

The District Beat

The seemingly impossible happened on November 6: an incumbent D.C. councilmember was defeated. On that day, independent challenger David Grosso upset Councilmember Michael Brown (I-At Large), besting him by over 20,000 votes to win one of two of the at-large seats that were up for grabs. (Vincent Orange easily won the other.)