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07/03/2015 - 12:00am
Starting July 1, all employees working at least 50 percent of the time in the District of Columbia, regardless of where they live, have a right to an hourly wage of $10.50. For tipped workers earning a base rate of $2.77 per hour, employers are... >>more
07/01/2015 - 12:00am
Preparing to combat that time of year when, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly four-out-of-ten (39%) of all U.S. traffic deaths are caused by alcohol-impaired drivers, free cab rides will be offered to would-be... >>more
06/30/2015 - 1:11pm
Last month, I summarized the latest wave of development in the Capitol Riverfront, including the proposed DC United Soccer Stadium. I was excited by the announcement on Monday, June 8th that the soccer stadium deal between the DC Government and DC... >>more
06/30/2015 - 12:42pm
Fencing is up and raze permits have been approved for the demolition of the former Southeastern University campus at 501 I Street SW. Demolition began in late June after school recessed for the summer at neighboring Amidon-Bowen Elementary. The... >>more
06/29/2015 - 1:56pm
Dr. Claire Cargill, the popular Capitol Hill dentist, died suddenly over the weekend. Cargill ran her practice for decades at 1009 E. St. SE. The Hill Rag will provide more details as they are forthcoming. >>more
06/27/2015 - 11:12am
Too Little Too Late in the Game “This community is now under the Big Dig, and we see no organization – none,” Andy Litsky (6D04) told representatives of the Mayor at the June 8 meeting of ANC 6D. The Deputy Mayor for Planning and... >>more
06/27/2015 - 11:12am
Information from 911 authorities  Chris Geldart, the interim director of the Office of Unified Communications, as well as the director of the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, spoke to 6B commissioners at the regular meeting... >>more
06/27/2015 - 11:12am
The meeting opened with moment of silence for Charnice Milton (June 19, 1987 - May 27, 2015), may her memory be for a blessing, Capital Community News reporter, shot to death on her way home from an assignment. Finalizing Community Benefits, Support... >>more
06/27/2015 - 11:12am
The meeting began with announcement of the loss of Charnice Milton (June 19, 1987 - May 27, 2015), Capital Community News reporter who regularly covered ANC 6A. She was shot to death on her way home from another assignment. Commission Supports 1300... >>more
06/27/2015 - 10:42am
On June 4, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) began inspecting homes in Old City I and Old City II real estate designations, which encompass a good deal of Capitol Hill. OTR expects to continue until August 27. OTR’s inspections are designed... >>more
06/27/2015 - 10:12am
Capitol Hill and Hill East’s signature rowhomes have long been part of the District’s hot real estate market, but now the area has captured the attention of real estate developers who combined plan to add nearly 500 units of new... >>more
06/27/2015 - 9:42am
Many of the people who work in the District serving us food, stocking store shelves and sweeping floors suffer from uneven weekly hours and unpredictable schedules that can change on a moment’s notice. The scheduling practices of retail stores... >>more
06/27/2015 - 9:12am
“Keep your friend close, but your enemies closer,” Marion Barry, the now deceased Ward 8 DC council member and ‘Mayor-for-Life’ advised. Barry often went out of his way to cultivate people or organizations who wouldn’t... >>more
06/19/2015 - 8:33am
There was a robbery at 5 p.m. on the 1000 block of H St. NE. In Other News There were cars stolen: on the 600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE; at an undisclosed location in PSA 108. There were thefts on: the 600 block of H St. NE at a... >>more
06/18/2015 - 2:47pm
Roberta Weiner, long-time contributor to Capital Community News publications, died at George Washington Hospital shortly after midnight last night. Weiner, a well known as a Hill gadfly, was an active Ward 6 Democrat. She served as the the... >>more