Neighborhood News

02/05/2016 - 11:02am
Man Arrested for Sex Abuse on Downing Street Police arrested a man for sexually abusing a girl on Jan. 14 on the 1400 block of Downing Street NE. Sean Foster, 47, of NE DC was charged with First Degree Child Sexual Abuse. Juvenile Arrested for Fake Phone Threats Police arrested a juvenile male for making seven erroneous threatening phone calls to DC schools between Jan. 19 and Feb. 1. The charges included seven counts of False Report of a Weapon of Mass Destruction at these schools: Kingsman... >>more
02/04/2016 - 5:16pm
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Department of Employment Services (DOES) will co-host a Commuter Benefits Information Session on Thursday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Department of Employment Services Community Room, 4058 Minnesota Ave. NE. Attendees will learn about the Commuter Benefits Law that recently went into effect requiring organizations with 20 or more employees to offer pre-tax or subsidized commuter benefits.   The agencies will present... >>more
02/04/2016 - 10:25am
Police arrested a man for a shooting that occurred on the 5300 block of Clay Terrace NE on Jan. 3 around 10:23 p.m. Dejuan George, 22, of NE DC was arrested on charges of assault with intent to kill while armed with a gun. Police reported that George shot a man multiple times, which sent the victim to the hospital. He survived. In Other News At 8 a.m., police arrested a man on the 1000 block of H St. NE on charges of Theft First Degree. There was a theft on the unit block of L St. SE. There... >>more
02/03/2016 - 1:39pm
Anyone who wants to run for the ANC6B09 seat previously held by Brian Flahaven must circulate a nominating petition by Monday, Feb. 8. When a commissioner resigns, the vacancy may be filled through a special election held at a meeting of the affected ANC. Once nominating petitions are verified, ANC6B will hold a special election at its monthly meeting, where current commissioners will do the voting. The vote will probably be on Tuesday, March 8. The seat must be filled by April 14. Nominating... >>more
02/03/2016 - 1:32pm
Tuesdays at 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 5 to 26, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Skip Thompson of Capitol Hill will host a free Financial Workshop: Your Source for Financial Education at the Hill Center The four-week workshop will assist individuals in setting financial and investment goals.   Topics include: April 5: Rules of the Road and Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts; April 12: Focus on Fixed Income; April 19: An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds; and April 26: Tax Free Investing, Edward Jones... >>more
02/03/2016 - 1:30pm
Tuesdays at 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 5 to 26, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Skip Thompson of Capitol Hill will host a free Financial Workshop: Your Source for Financial Education at the Hill Center The four-week workshop will assist individuals in setting financial and investment goals.   Topics include: April 5: Rules of the Road and Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts; April 12: Focus on Fixed Income; April 19: An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds; and April 26: Tax Free Investing, Edward Jones... >>more
02/02/2016 - 4:58pm
Parents of uninsured children who need dental care can schedule a free appointment for Feb. 5 at the Kids Smiles dental clinic at 4837 Benning Road SE. From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the clinic dentists will celebrate national Give Kids a Smile Day by checking and repairing teeth for children from infancy to age 18 regardless of insurance or payment concerns. To schedule an appointment, parents can call 202-650-5238. Beth Young, the development director at Kids Smile, a nonprofit dental center,... >>more
02/02/2016 - 2:18pm
Reserve a table for a Valentine’s Day dinner before the dining rooms fill up! Restaurants and culinary shops will offer several specials, prix fixe menus and tastings during the weekend of Feb. 13-15. Looking for an activity or adventure out? Check out our Valentine's Day events specials here. If you or your business on or near Capitol Hill want to add your event, please email christine@hillrag.com. Friday, Feb. 12 J. Chocolatier — Choose a decadent selection of chocolates... >>more
02/02/2016 - 12:53pm
Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced 12 projects that will provide more than 800 units of affordable housing in the District. These projects represent nearly $82.2 million in public funding and will house approximately 1,760 District residents.    Last year, in her first budget, Mayor Bowser committed an historic $100 million for the Housing Production Trust Fund.  This effort makes good on Mayor Bowser’s pledge to use those dollars for the production, preservation and... >>more