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Neighborhood News

10/29/2014 - 5:27pm
With the November general election nearly upon us, it is time for this columnist to stare into his tea cup. Conveniently, a poll conducted between Oct. 20 and 21 by Public Policy Polling (PPP), commissioned by WAMU and Washington City Paper,... >>more
10/03/2014 - 7:26am
Walking to the polling station on Nov. 4, District voters face a clear choice in casting their ballots. On one side of the equation is a candidate who stands ready to continue down the city's current path chartered by Mayors Anthony A. Williams... >>more
10/30/2014 - 10:07am
On Oct. 29th, a homeowner on the 1200 block of E St. NE was shocked to find that a mailed package was stolen from their porch at 10 a.m. The unknown individual(s) responsible discarded several of the items from the package in a nearby alley. The MPD... >>more
10/29/2014 - 1:29pm
As part of the 11th Street Bridge project, the District Department of Transportation will close the intersection of 11th St. and M St. SE from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on both Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 2. The westbound I-695 (Southeast/Southwest... >>more
10/29/2014 - 10:37am
On Oct. 19th, at approximately 2 a.m., a man was on his way home when he was approached by several individuals on the 1200 block of H St. NE. They began to accost and assault him and eventually robbed him. The incident was reported on Oct. 27.... >>more
10/28/2014 - 12:00am
As a means of making area roadways a little less frightening this Halloween, free cab rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the District of Columbia next Friday evening, Oct. 31. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional... >>more
10/22/2014 - 8:45am
As developers build new condos and apartments across the city, there is a growing clamor for larger units–more than two bedrooms–to accommodate families wishing to stay in the city. The demand and lack of supply of housing for families... >>more
10/17/2014 - 10:35am
With only 19 days left until the DC General Election, The DC Board of Elections is making all of the necessary preparations to accommodate the voting public. Among them is Early Voting which begins at One Judiciary Square on Oct. 20 and runs through... >>more
10/16/2014 - 9:00am
Ward 6 school board candidates, Mark Naydan and Joe Weedon, answered questions about their plans for Ward 6 public schools at a forum at Eastern Senior High School on Tuesday. Mark Naydan: The Educator Mark Naydan has been a history and government... >>more
10/15/2014 - 4:25pm
The Eastern Market Metro Community Association (EMMCA) is delighted to provide our neighborhood’s voters with this guide to the candidates for ANC6B. The guide is organized by Single Member Districts (SMD’s), beginning with ANC6B01 and... >>more
10/15/2014 - 3:44pm
Recent news feeds have been flooded with videos and social media discussions about Baltimore Ravens football player Ray Rice and the incident involving him punching his fiancée, Janay, twice in an elevator. But as many people know, domestic... >>more
10/09/2014 - 10:09pm
The boundaries of the Capitol Hill Historic District could expand north and east if neighbors agree with the results of a soon-to-be-released study by architectural history firm EHT Traceries commissioned by Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS).... >>more
10/07/2014 - 10:11am
A raze permit was filed by the Graduate School USA for 501 I Street, SW in May, which is the former Southeastern University campus building. The raze permit was filed to see whether any historic preservation groups would try to landmark the building... >>more
10/07/2014 - 9:42am
Five years after being ravaged by a devastating fire, the Eastern has returned to its role as an economic engine serving as the de facto town square of the vibrant Capitol Hill community. Under District management, the Market, formerly a fiscal... >>more
10/06/2014 - 2:39pm
Mayor Vincent Gray joined family and friends of John Harrod at a commemorative plaque ceremony at Eastern Market on Friday October 3 , 2014. The plaque commemorates Mr. Harrod's important contributions to the arts, and especially his times as... >>more