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Bowser Addresses Citizens’ Rodent Concerns in Dupont Rat Walk

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) led a demonstration in Dupont Circle to address the concerns of Washington, D.C. residents surrounding the city’s growing rodent and vermin population Monday. The walk, which attracted about 100 participants, was one in a series of “results walks,” in which Bowser, local leaders and agency officials[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News
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Four miles of track from Silver Spring to Fort Totten will see repairs and replacement in these repairs, replacing an interlocking, a part of the track where trains can cross from one track to another.

Metro Red Line Repairs Cause Closures in Late November

The Washington, D.C. Metro Red line is set to halt service between the Silver Spring and Fort Totten stations in Maryland from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10 for a second round of major planned track maintenance this year. The improvement project will cut service on the easternmost end of the[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Mayor Muriel Bowser led a delegation of city officials to Paris over the weekend to lobby for D.C.'s bid to host the 2024 Gay Games.

District Loses Bid for 2022 Gay Games

Washington, D.C., lost its bid to host the 2022 Gay Games to Hong Kong, despite Mayor Muriel Bowser’s (D) trip to Paris from Oct. 27 to Oct. 30 to lobby for the games. Developed in 1982 as a way to bring recognition to the LGBTQ community and promote diversity in[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bowser Kicks Off Annual Potholepalooza Campaign

The Washington, D.C. Department of Transportation began its eighth annual Potholepalooza campaign April 1, incorporating more technology — including traffic tracking data and interactive maps — this year to increase resident involvement. Potholepalooza is a six-week, city-wide event in which potholes reported by residents are filled in within 48 hours[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Trainers Face Possible Regulations

Washington, D.C. government officials are in the process of introducing new licensing regulations on personal trainers, which will require that personal trainers looking to break into the fitness industry either obtain a two-year degree or submit certification from a recognized fitness program. The regulations are a result of last year’s[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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2 Students Reportedly Die in Dupont Circle Fire

Update 1:12 p.m (June 5, 2015): One Georgetown student, Nina Brekelmans (GRD ’15), was confirmed to have died in the fire. The other victim was a University of Maryland graduate. See full story here: Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire. Two Georgetown students died in a Dupont Circle house fire early[Read More…]

by June 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Records Budget Surplus

The District of Columbia ended the fiscal year with a budget surplus for the fourth consecutive time, revealing excess revenue of $203 million that sparked debates over potential uses for the money. The 2014 surplus brought the balance of the general fund — where the excess revenues are stored —[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Muriel Bowser

Mayoral Race Engages District, but Not Hilltop

After a rollercoaster campaign marred by the specter of a campaign finance scandal, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) unseated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the April 1 Democratic primary, preparing her to face Councilmember David Catania (I-At Large) in the Nov. 4 general election for mayor. Former commissioner for[Read More…]

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

The city of Washington, D.C., looks undeniably different today than it did 20 years ago. A growing Metro system, a shrinking unemployment rate, a sharp decrease in violent crime and a revitalized downtown are just a few of the accomplishments that D.C. can boast since the beginning of its social[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 8 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Gray Revelation Upends Campaign

As early voting began March 17 for the April 1 Democratic mayoral primary election, two recent developments are making waves in Mayor Vincent Gray’s re-election campaign with a resurgence of new criticism. Businessman Jeffrey Thompson, the focus of the federal investigation into Gray’s 2010 campaign for mayor, pled guilty March[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top